Hours of work: Up to 48 hours per week.
Working pattern: Casual (Seasonal).
Fixed term for: Mid March to end of October.
Closing date: Sunday 6 December 2020
Interview date: Monday 21 - Tuesday 22 December 2020.
For an informal discussion, please contact Richard Wilson or Oliver Richardson - Centre manager / deputy manager on 01323417023
About the role
Buzz Active is a part of the East Sussex County Council’s learning outside the classroom portfolio with three outdoor centres located on Eastbourne seafront, and in the Cuckmere valley, near Seaford and at Bushy Wood near Hailsham.
Our team consists of up to 35 plus staff working across three sites. A full season runs from March to November. Peak season roles starting in May, June and July until the end of August are also available. The range of roles include: Royal Yachting Association, British Canoeing and British SUP Association, Archery GB, and other land based activity coaches required for delivering courses and sessions to our clients across all sites. We require dedicated and professional staff members to be a part of the team at Buzz Active. We regularly run courses and training with externally sourced instructor training opportunities for those wishing to become multi skilled.
What we can offer you
Buzz Active can offer Continual Professional Development (CPD), with courses and training. We run in-house and externally provided instructor training course each season including DI, WI and PBI, Links with BC coach trainer, Archery leader, site specific climbing, Air Rifle instructor and more coming soon.
You will have use of equipment subject to availability, launching conditions and personal ability during opening times. You will be a part of a friendly and enthusiastic team of instructors and coaches across two fantastic environments.
ESCC employs coaches and instructors on a casual basis, Accrued holiday pay at 12% of earnings. We will discuss with you your availability in the season and can guarantee full or part time hours based on our discussions with successful candidates.
Successful applicants will hold current qualifications, and supporting pre requisites in at least one or more of the following areas.
RYA sailing, windsurfing, BC paddle sport leaders or coaches at level 1/2 including SUP discipline support modules.
CWI, Archery GB Archery Leader.
Additional desirable qualifications include RYA Powerboat instructor. BSUPA Sup level 1/2.
A range of land based activities including climbing, Archery and other land based sport are also delivered in-house with training provided.
As a local authority centre a large part of our client base is Schools, Colleges, Universities, educational groups, community groups, as well as language schools. We offer a membership, and are open to the general public for tuition and hire.
Daily duties will include the set up, delivery of courses and sessions for the applicable qualifications held. Candidates are expected to travel between sites at times.
We are looking for sailing and windsurfing instructors, as well as paddle sport coaches, and leaders, Archery leaders, and applicants willing to take on in-house training to deliver a range of land based activities including climbing, Crate stacking challenge, orienteering, bushcraft and fire lighting, air rifles and team leadership challenges.
This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to http://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check. Please note that we require evidence of an overseas police check if you have lived or worked abroad.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.