Salary: £10.98

Shift hours: 0

The successful candidate will be a casual member of the Coventry Outdoors staff team delivering a range of outdoor and environmental education activities in a variety of settings working with children, young people, families, schools and groups across Coventry.

The main areas of delivery are:

  • To support with delivery across our projects and programmes on a casual basis throughout the year and specifically working on our Education and Curriculum programmes offered to Coventry schools and working on our Holiday Activity Camps during the holiday periods.
  • To be responsible for delivering safe, fun and interactive activity sessions ensuring that current best-practice in relation to the welfare and health and safety of children and young people is followed.
  • As well as leading sessions, you will contribute to the high standard of physical, emotional and social care offered by Coventry Outdoors. You will have a pastoral role, being a group leader and key contact for children and young people.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We seek an experienced, enthusiastic, and highly organised individual with a proven track record of working with children and young people in an outdoor setting who can take the lead on our programmes and provision. You must be energetic, hardworking and enjoy working as part of a team.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience managing large groups of children, young people and adults in a range of circumstances and the ability to deliver safety briefings, activity briefings and provide supervision and support as and when needed.

We require candidates to hold relevant NGB, Leadership Awards or Youth Work qualifications and have experience teaching team building, bushcraft/survival activities and national curriculum programmes or have the willingness to be trained in house.

​The successful candidate needs to be an enthusiastic, motivated self-starter.

If you need help or support to complete your application, please visit our accessibility page to see how we can assist you.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme – As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you’ll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role and identify with one of the below criteria:

  • Members of the Armed Forces and veterans
  • Are currently in care or have previously been in care
  • If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled ‘Coventry City Council Application Process’. If there is any evidence of a candidate using AI to complete their application, then the application will be rejected unless the candidate can provide a justification which the Council considers to be reasonable.

Interview date: Week commencing 26th August 2024

Reference: coventrycc/TP/40136/9913

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