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Outdoor Activity Centre Instructor - Clifton, Bristol

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Outdoor Activity Centre Instructor - Clifton, Bristol 

Job Type: Casual

Salary: £20.00 per hour

Positions: 2

Start Date: 2nd April 2024

To deliver safe, high quality outdoor adventure activity sessions for children, young people and adult groups and to assist in the delivery of an annual programme of courses and sessions at Clifton College Outdoor Activity Centre

About Us

Clifton College is a leading independent day and boarding school educating over 1,200 pupils aged 3 to 18. Founded in 1862, the College provides an all-round education, a rich heritage with modern state-ofthe-art facilities. Located in the beautiful suburb of Clifton, we lead the way as one of the best independent schools in the country.

About You

Have a fun energetic nature, able to communicate and engage at all levels and possess a passion for delivering high quality service

What you’ll be doing

  • Develop and deliver an agreed range of high quality, age appropriate outdoor adventure activities to organised groups of children and young people including pupils of Clifton College, external organisations and the Holiday Club & Activity Course programme.
  • To provide safe, enjoyable, creative and where required, progressive, learning and development opportunities.
  • To prepare and organise activity sessions that are inclusive of all planning, preparation, setup, debriefing, clearing up and packing away of all equipment in accordance with the Outdoor Activity Centre Operating Procedures.
  • To liaise with teaching staff, parents/carers, group leaders and other Instructors where appropriate.
  • To promote learning outside the classroom.
  • To ensure that activity sessions for which you are responsible take place in a safe environment, that equipment is safe, standards of hygiene are high and safety procedures are implemented at all times.
  • To ensure records such as registers/accident forms/ incident books are properly maintained.
  • To administer First Aid as appropriate.

Required Qualifications & experience


  • National Governing Body qualification in one or more of the following activities
  • Rock Climbing Instructor
  • Archery
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bushcraft
  • Valid First Aid


  • Previous experience of working within the leisure or customer service industry
  • Team Building and Problem Solving challenges
  • Deal appropriately with challenging behaviour
  • Practical, DIY

Required Skills

  • Ability to lead and manage groups of people
  • Able to give clear instructions and explanations
  • To inspire confidence and give encouragement

What’s in it for you

  • £20.00 per hour
  • Free Holiday Club
  • Free lunch
  • Onsite gym membership with swimming pool
  • Pension scheme & Life Assurance 
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Confidential counselling
  • Employee Assistance
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Pop Up Bicycle Servicing
  • Wellbeing Week

How we Recruit and our commitment to Safeguarding

Clifton College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. That’s why we apply robust selection principles to our recruitment, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE).

If you’re invited to interview, you’ll be asked to complete an application form (but it’s OK if you want to send us your CV too). Although not all the roles at Clifton College are pupil-facing, we treat all roles as regulated activity. This means we can be safe in the knowledge that we have applied the most stringent recruitment checks to safeguard our pupils

Due to the nature of the role, you will need to complete an enhanced criminal record disclosure (DBS check) and undergo our pre-employment screening. As a regulated sector we are required to ask for references prior to interview. By applying for this role you are consenting for us to contact your referees. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 therefore you will be asked to disclose all previous convictions not exempt under amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975,2013 and 2020.

If you join us, we will provide regular training on Safeguarding, Equality & Diversity and Health & Safety legislation to ensure that you maintain an up-to-date knowledge of these areas.

Equal Opportunities Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age or disability. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups. Clifton College is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

How to apply In the first instance, send us your CV or a completed application form. If you submit your CV and you’re invited to interview, we’ll ask you to complete an application form at this stage, which is a key requirement of Safer Recruitment within Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE)


Clifton College is a large independent day and boarding school with over 1300 pupils aged 2 to 18, two large commercial sports facilities, a commercial theatre and over 600 staff.

Company info
Clifton College
32 College Road

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