Shift hours: Casual
The successful candidate will be a casual member of the Coventry Outdoors staff team delivering a range of outdoor and environmental education activities in a variety of settings working with children, young people, families, schools and groups across Coventry.
The main areas of delivery are:
- To support with delivery across our projects and programmes on a casual basis throughout the year and specifically working on our Education and Curriculum programmes offered to Coventry schools and working on our Holiday Activity Camps during the holiday periods.
- To be responsible for delivering safe, fun and interactive activity sessions ensuring that current best-practice in relation to the welfare and health and safety of children and young people is followed.
- As well as leading sessions, you will contribute to the high standard of physical, emotional and social care offered by Coventry Outdoors. You will have a pastoral role, being a group leader and key contact for children and young people.
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
We seek an experienced, enthusiastic, and highly organised individual with a proven track record of working with children and young people in an outdoor setting who can take the lead on our programmes and provision. You must be energetic, hardworking and enjoy working as part of a team.
The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience managing large groups of children, young people and adults in a range of circumstances and the ability to deliver safety briefings, activity briefings and provide supervision and support as and when needed.
We require candidates to hold relevant NGB, Leadership Awards or Youth Work qualifications and have experience teaching team building, bushcraft/survival activities and national curriculum programmes or have the willingness to be trained in house.
The successful candidate needs to be an enthusiastic, motivated self-starter.
For full details on the application process please read the attached document labelled ‘Coventry City Council Application Process’
Interview date(s): Friday 9th June 2023 / Monday 12th June 2023.