Senior Instructor

The University of Edinburgh - University Sport and Exercise

Firbush Outdoor Centre is an integral part of University of Edinburgh Sport & Exercise and provides a programme of adventurous activities to University Students and Staff. Firbush is also available to non-University groups and individuals.

Firbush Outdoor Centre seeks a hard-working, energetic and enthusiastic Senior Instructor to deliver a high quality, enjoyable and safe experience to our diverse client groups.

Using your experience of leading teams of instructors and staff, you will lead and deliver on the day-to-day running of the centre’s activities. Experience of organising and delivering a range of activities in various locations and of deploying members of staff to appropriate activities and locations to suit the needs of the client and conditions is essential.

You will report directly to the Operations Manager and work within our team of Senior Instructors to deliver our strong outdoor activities offer. Due to the residential nature of Firbush you will be expected to work evenings and weekends and act as the duty member of staff onsite when required.

Health and safety is at the forefront of what we deliver at Firbush outdoor centre. Knowledge of current Health and Safety guidelines and industry best practice is essential. Experience of working with partners and governing bodies (AALS, RYA, SCA, BC, etc) and of developing Operational procedures and Risk Assessments is desirable.

This post is subject to a PVG Disclosure check prior to employment.

Further information and queries can be directed to:

Chris Walker, Operations Manager

University of Edinburgh, Sport and Exercise Firbush Outdoor Centre Killin, FK21 8SU (

Closing Date: 25-FEB-2018 at 5pm GMT

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