Share this page:

Adventure Activity Instructor

  • Job Location

    Symonds Yat East, Wye Valley

  • Start date

    May onwards

  • Duration

    October 2022

  • Job Benefits

    Negotiable salary dependent on qualifications/experience + on-site accommodation + Performance bonus

Description

Passionate about the outdoors?
Live & Work on the Beautiful River Wye, surround by cliff's and Caves with Rapids on your doorstep to progress your personal skills.
Wyedean canoe and adventure centre has been operating in Symonds Yat East on the River Wye for over 35 years and are the leading canoe hire specialists and activity centres in the stunning Wye Valley.
www.wyedean.co.uk

We are a family owned & run business with a highly experienced Level 5 BCU Coach as a director, we offer adventure activity days; guided and self-led canoe hire river trips; canoe, kayak, SUP hire and instruction. From families to school groups and company away days our customers are diverse. We also offer improvised Raft Building, White Water Coaching, 1:1 coaching and much more. If this is what you do, we want to hear from you!

Get in touch if you are a passionate Outdoor Activity Instructor with some of the following qualifications and experience:

  • Level 1 Paddle Sport Coach / Canoe and Kayak Coach SW / Slalom Coach
  • British Canoeing 2 Star Award
  • Previous experience instructing/coaching
  • Valid first aid qualification - (Courses are available)

Further experience is desirable but not essential as further training, coaching and development is available:

  • 3 Star canoe award / Open water Canoe Coach MW
  • 3 Star kayak award / White Water Kayak Coach MW
  • SPA/RCI and cave is also very desirable.
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Coach SW / Stand Up Paddleboard White Water Coach MW
  • Initial training with Wyedean canoe adventure centre consists of a 2 week induction programme to our centre and environmental requirements.
  • Located adjacent to Grade 2 rapids we will provide comprehensive rapids coaching with a Level 5 BCU Coach, Wyedean specific canoe and kayak skills to provide high quality river trips and guiding to our customers on the River Wye.

Why work at Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre? Besides working in a stunning natural dynamic environment with a fun team.

  • Salary is negotiable based on your experience and qualification
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • On site, river side accommodation available in a 4 bedroom house with your own room.
  • On-site parking
  • Free training and development with our Level 5 BCU coach
  • Career Development Opportunities
  • Full season contracts starting from Late March 2022 – November 2022/ May - September / June - End of August
  • Pension scheme (if over 22)
  • Uniform provided
  • Trade discount on Water sport and Climbing Equipment
  • Staff Discount at local public house - for food and drink
  • Symonds Yat Rock for climbing and caving immediate to the centre
  • Symonds Yat Rapids (Grade 2) on site for unlimited practice and skills development
  • Brecon Beacons National Park – 1 hour drive
  • Popular South Wales Surf Beach – 1 hour drive
  • Cardiff IWWC < 1 hour drive

    Expected start date from : 28/03/2022
    Covid-19 still presents a challenge in our industry, but we have many precautions in place to help keep you and our customers safe. Following government guidelines and beyond, also investing in new technology to help minimise any risk.

Requirements

Get in touch if you are a passionate Outdoor Activity Instructor with the following qualifications and experience:

  • Level 1 Paddle Sport Coach / Canoe and Kayak Coach SW / Slalom Coach
  • British Canoeing 2 Star Award
  • Previous experience instructing/coaching
  • Valid first aid qualification
  • Up to date BC membership


Further experience is desirable but not essential as further training, coaching and development is available:

  • 3 Star canoe award / Open water Canoe Coach MW
  • 3 Star kayak award / White Water Kayak Coach MW
  • SPA/RCI and cave is also very desirable.
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Coach SW / Stand Up Paddleboard White Water Coach MW

Initial training with Wyedean canoe adventure centre consists of a 2 week induction programme to our centre and environmental requirements.
Located adjacent to Grade 2 rapids we will provide comprehensive rapids coaching with a Level 5 BCU Coach, Wyedean specific canoe and kayak skills to provide high quality river trips and guiding to our customers on the River Wye. 

About us

Wyedean Canoe and Adventure Centre is set in the beautiful Symonds Yat Gorge.

Surrounded by the placid waters of the River Wye and the breath-taking cliffs and woodlands of Symonds Yat Rock. One can undertake in an

...
Read more..


Share this page:

Copyright ©2006 - 2022. 247 Media Ltd.
Copyright ©2006 - 2022. 247 Media Ltd.