Instructor Job 2019


Venture Centre - Isle of Man

Outdoor Adventure InstructorGroup of instructors coasteering

Summer Season 2019

23rd April - September 2019

email us your c.v. now to or call 01624 814240

A fantastic opportunity to spend a summer in the Isle of Man. Expand your exepriences at our small, freindly family run centre. Opportunities for sea kayaking, hill walking, coasteering in your spare time. 

Come and join us and be part of our team for the summer.


Full time and part time positions available.  Evenings and weekends

Pre requisites

Ideal applicants will have at least 1 seasons previous work at an outdoor centre and hold 2 NGB awards

Have or be able to obtain CRB/DBS check

Be able to supply names and contact details for 3 referees

Current Valid First Aid Certificate plus

Level 1 Paddlesports  coach or higher

plus either Archery instructor or NSRA Diploma

plus Bushcraft qualifications

Applicants should be able to demonstrate an interest in working with young people

 accommodation available if required (charge will apply)

Other opportunities exist to participate in

Sea kayaking expedition

Minimum Requirements

You must be a minimum of 18 years old

Be able to obtain 3 good references

Be able to obtain a clear CRB check/DBS check

Have a proven interest in outdoor activities

Have a proven interest in working with young people

Have a flexible a positive approach

Must be able to swim at least 200 m in open water

Must be physically fit and healthy and have a robust constitution

What we look for in an instructor:

·          Empathy to relate to each child's and each adults personality

·         Awareness of each child's differing levels and abilities

·         Caring attitude to each and every child

·         Understanding of each situation as it arises

Awareness of medical & dietary requirements

·         Character & personality

·         Social skills

How many staff are at the centre?

The number of staff at our centres varies throughout the season this varies form 6 - 12 persons throughout the season

What activities will you be involved in delivering?

The acttivities you deliver will depend on your previous qualifications and experience.  However we provide opportunites for staff to develop skills across a wide range of  outdoor activites.  These include archery, air rilfe shooting, assault course, abseiling, climbing, canoeing, coasteering , gorge walking, raft building and racing, kayaking, sit on tops, sea kayaking, gorge walking, team building, problem solving tasks, ropes course, sailing.

Be realistic!!!

The season with us is a fantastic opportunity. However you will only get out of it what you put in.  You are expected to work hard.  The work is enjoyable and the staff team are good fun to work with but outdoor industry leadership is not for everyone.  You should spend time checking out what other options are available to you to make sure we are right for you.

The next stage

email us a copy of your c.v. and we will get back to you straight away

If after reading the above you are still interested in a position at our centre please

phone Mike or Simon Read on 01624 814240 / 07624 411255

We look forward to hearing from you

Mike Read adventure centre directorSimon Read activity centre director







Michael Read Centre Director

Simon Read Centre Director