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Ancrum Outdoor Education Centre, 10 Ancrum Road, DD2 2HZ
£19,099 - £19,659 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Leisure & Culture Dundee is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC042421. It was established by Dundee City Council in July 2011 to deliver leisure, sports, library, information and cultural services for the city.

Working 37 hours per week, you will be based at Ancrum Outdoor Centre and provide assistance to help meet service demands. You will be an aspiring outdoor activity instructor with personal experience in delivering outdoor activities. You will be physically fit and will have the experience and ability to work well with children and young people and be a positive role model.

This job is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not apply.


You will have a Further education qualification i.e. NC/ HNC/HND in sport or outdoor coaching OR will have relevant experience of working with children and young people in outdoor environments.

You will also hold a current 16 hour first aid certificate.


You will work in partnership with school management teams to deliver active travel programmes for school pupils within schools and wider community settings. You shall also assist our highly qualified instructors delivering high quality outdoor learning courses and programmes.

The Individual

You will have experience of working with children and young people in a leader role and have the ability to communicate and relate to children and young people.

You will also have the ability to directly deliver courses at school settings and assist our instructors delivering sessions and courses to participants in a range of outdoor adventure activities.

You will have a genuine interest in coaching children and young people in active travel sessions with particular emphasis on cycle training and have a genuine enthusiasm for outdoor learning in many different outdoor settings. Ideally you will be working towards achieving nationally recognised qualifications in walking, cycling and other pursuits. You will be able to demonstrate a high degree of maturity through undertaking responsible adult role in this post and have the energy and enthusiasm required to work for one of Scotland’s leading outdoor centres.

You will have a respectful appreciation of the environment in line with the Access Code.

Willingness to undertake training as required for personal and professional development, evening and weekend work may be required.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Leisure & Culture Dundee.

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