Trainer Facilitator - Adventure Sports

Paignton, Devon
£12,123 - £14,111
13 Jun 2017
20 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Salary: £12,123 - £14,111 (pro rata of: £20,206 - £23,519) [FTE: 0.6]

Contract Type: MATERNITY COVER, Fractional, 22.2 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, Fixed Term from 29/08/2017 until 30/06/2018

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is an outstanding Further and Higher Education college with top success rates, located in Torbay, which is part of the beautiful English Riviera on the South Devon coast. Our state of the art campus offers local access to world class facilities. We are an ambitious College, ambitious for our learners, our staff and the community we serve. We measure our performance by the success of our learners.

Our fresh vibrant culture provides 12,000 learners each year with a wide provision ranging from Foundation to University Learning, contributing an overall £30 million College expenditure to the local economy.

We are currently recruiting for an Adventure Sports Trainer Facilitator to cover Maternity leave, here at South Devon College. You will be required to instruct and facilitate learning for students enrolled on a range of programmes as assigned by the Section Head. You will assess students as appropriate by form or informal method, contributing to curriculum development and implementation of pastoral and welfare systems. You will need to develop and maintain good working relationships with both external and internal customers, and continue personal development in the areas of both subject knowledge and teaching/instructing methods.

The successful candidate will need hold National Governing Body Outdoor Education qualifications to include; SOA, ML or WGL & BC UKCC Level 2 Coach with 4 Star Canoe & Kayak. You will need to have a current First Aid certificate and hold a Driving Licence with Mini Bus Licence plus trailer. We are looking for someone with experience of working in Further Education, experience in the Outdoor Education industry, and experience in organising coaching programmes at all levels. You will also need to have relevant subject knowledge and have experience of implementing scheduled maintenance programmes for Outdoor Education equipment.   

Benefits as follows: pro rata of 27 days Holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Teachers' Pension Scheme, Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme) On Site Nursery (Mama Bears), Nursery Voucher Scheme, Fitness Suite Facilities, Staff Discounts (Inspirations – Hair & Beauty, NUS Student Cards), Corporate Membership with Torbay Leisure Centre and Access to Automotive Department (Small Car Repairs & Pre MOT Testing at low costs), Discounted Stagecoach Bus Pass and many others.

Closing Date: Midday, Thursday 17th August 2017

Interview Date: Thursday 24th August 2017

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.

This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.