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Outdoor Instructor - The Education People

Role Responsibility

We are looking for instructors to join our team at Bewl Water Outdoor Centre in Lamberhurst Kent. The role includes assisting the Outdoor Learning Manager and other senior Outdoor Learning staff by assisting and occasionally leading  agreed outdoor learning activities and equipment under a system of supervision.

As a Instructor you would be required to assist visiting activity groups learning aims, objectives and activity programmes as well as instructing on NGB courses where they may have accreditation to do.

The role will involve delivering an activity, supporting a visiting group, or competing other tasks such as maintenance, ensuring compliance with operating procedures and safety systems.

All Instructors will deliver a range of agreed outdoor learning activities for groups of children, young people and adults ensuring activity sessions -  

  • are fun, inspirational and positive learning experiences.
  • are tailored to both individual and the group needs.
  • meet programme aims and learning objectives.
  • provide progressive and challenging learning and skill development.
  • are evaluated and feedback key learning and development information to participants.
  • follow operating procedures and safe systems of work.

Outdoor Instructors work individually and as part of a team, working alongside visiting school and group staff, to solve problems and deal with a wide range of issues and situations; including first aid and initial incident management.

The role involves the physical set up and take down of activity and teaching equipment and resources, and a range of maintenance tasks on outdoor activity equipment, the centre and its grounds.

Outdoor Learning activities and teaching take place outside and involve working in wide variety of weather conditions, as well as working during some evenings and weekends.

Contact Details

Please contact Robert Nightingale

03301 651095 /

About the Company

The Education People is owned by Kent County Council and is a one-stop shop for education services, to help you improve learning, wellbeing and children’s development. We support the full age range from early years to young adults, with over 800 products and services available specific to education needs always. Our people are here to support your people and ensure you receive a high quality product and get value for money.

Whilst this post is advertised via KCC your employment will be with The Education People.


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