Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
Fixed term for: 7 months 14 March to 30 October 2022
Closing date: Sunday 19 December 2021
Interview date: Week beginning 3 January 2022 TBC
For an informal discussion, please contact Richard Wilson, Centre manager on 01323 463300
About the role
Buzz Active are recruiting for Senior instructors to support the running of the centre’s sites for the upcoming 2022 season.
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, in the Cuckmere valley, near Seaford and at Bushy Wood Scout activity centre near Hailsham.
This is a full-time fixed term contract for the 2022 season which commences March 14 to October 30 inclusive. A pattern of work will be established however some flexibility will be required. This role requires weekend and evening working. Overtime hours will be available also.
Successful applicants will have at least one season experience as a senior instructor, either hold current RYA Senior instructor in Dinghy Sailing or Windsurfing with a supporting DI or WI certificate (Eastbourne site) or paddle sport coach (or equivalent) with relevant experience (Cuckmere site) Desirable but not essential qualifications include Archery GB, CWI or SPA awards, climbing and ropes experience, NSRA awards (Bushy Wood site) RYA powerboating.
Buzz Active can offer Continual Professional Development (CPD), with courses and training. We run in-house and externally provided instructor training courses.
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 at both sites and are open to the general public for tuition and hire.
Daily duties will include the set up and delivery of courses and sessions for the applicable qualifications held, assisting and mentoring instructional and coaching team, basic maintenance and upkeep of the equipment, assistance with hire concession. Liaising with Site leads, managers and administration staff. Candidates are expected to travel between sites at times.
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.
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.
If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.
Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.
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.