Casual Instructor at Dinton Activity Centre
  • Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
  • Reference: 706410
  • Published: Wed 08/02/2023, 10:49 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/05/2023, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Flexible Hours, Weekends
  • Hours: Flexible working
  • Salary: £10.78 per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Dinton Pastures, Hurst, Wokingham, Berkshire

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Casual Instructor at Dinton Activity Centre

Outdoor Instructor summer work, set in the backdrop of a stunning country park.

Dinton Activity Centre, near Reading, Berkshire, is seeking to recruit passionate individuals who have lots of energy to bring to the team. Candidates should hold their BC Paddlesports Instructor Award (or equivalent), RYA Dinghy Instructor or be Climbing Wall Instructor (previously CWA) assessed.

Dinton Activity Centre is a thriving local authority centre entering its tenth year of operation. The centre handles a footfall of around 20,000 people per year, so the place is very much alive during peak season. We have a fleet of 30 sailing boats and 90 canoes, kayaks and paddle boards. On land we have a low ropes course, bush craft, a rock climbing and high ropes facility, traverse wall, two orienteering courses and a mobile climbing tower. 

As an Instructor you will support the delivery of activities such as taster sessions, school/youth group events, corporate days, school holiday activities and BC/RYA/BSUPA courses. You will work alongside Lead and Senior Instructors to deliver a diverse activity and education program. Other responsibilities may include assisting with boat hire, offsite events, centre maintenance, and general administration / reception cover duties where necessary. Though your work we will provide opportunities for you to accelerate your personal development, providing you with knowledge and training to grow into a fully qualified and experienced instructor.

Benefits include: Flexible hours, holiday pay, training opportunities and use of equipment.

Closing date: 1st May 2023, 11pm
Interviews scheduled upon application

For an informal discussion, please contact: Richard at

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the link provided.

Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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