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Outdoor Activities Instructor

  • Job Location

    Symonds Yat East, Wye Valley

  • Start date

    April 2024

  • Duration

    Seasonal from April to October 2024

  • Job Benefits

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


Are you a keen paddler with qualifications? if so we have the job for you!

We are a family owned & run business with a highly experienced Level 5 BCU Coach as a director, whom has help pioneer some of the safety equipment and holds many first descents of rivers across the globe.

We offer adventure activity days; guided and self-led canoe hire river trips, overnight canoe trips - camping on the river bank; 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 on the grade 2 rapids (which are on our door step), 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:

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 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 2024 – November 2024/ May - September / June - End of August
  • Pension scheme (if over 22)
  • Uniform provided
  • Trade discount on Water sport apparel, boats 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
  • Local canoe club every Thursday evening.
  • Brecon Beacons National Park – 1 hour drive
  • Popular South Wales Surf Beach – 1 hour drive
  • Cardiff IWWC < 1 hour drive
  • 37.5 Hour weeks
  • Weekly Pay
  • 3 Hour activity sessions (we strive for quality, not quantity)


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

These are not essential but desirable.

  • Level 1 Paddle Sport Coach / Canoe and Kayak Coach SW / Slalom Coach
  • Paddle Sport Instructor
  • Canoe Leader Award
  • Paddle Sport Leader
  • British Canoeing 2 Star Award
  • Previous experience instructing/coaching
  • Valid first aid qualification
  • Up to date BC membership
  • 3 Star canoe award / Open water Canoe Coach MW
  • 3 Star kayak award / White Water Kayak Coach MW
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Coach SW / Stand Up Paddleboard White Water Coach MW

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

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