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Tutor/Instructor

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 1390
  • Published: Mon 09/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 27/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £20,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

Tutor Instructor

£23,178 - £26,437 pa (pro rota) (JNC 11 – 14)

Outdoor Education Instructor

(Fixed-Term-May to October 22 -but possibility to be extended)

A rare opportunity to join our experienced team at one of the UK’s most long established and successful Outdoor Education Centres.

This opportunity would suit a dynamic Outdoor Educator with an interest in learning outside of the classroom.  Fairplay is passionate about Outdoor Education using activities as a tool for personal, social and group development.  Growth mind-set and building resilience are the foundations of our work.

About Us:

Fairplay Outdoor Education Centre offers a wide range of land and water based activities for schools, businesses, youth groups and clubs.  Fairplay House is set in a spectacular and inspiring 12-acre natural location less than one hour drive from London (45 minutes direct train from London Liverpool Street) and offers a large range of tailored, flexible Outdoor Education Programmes.  The house has residential facilities for up to 60 pupils and 6 staff.

Fairplay Outdoor Education Centre is Newham’s Outdoor Education Centre based near Witham in Essex.  We are currently looking for a fixed-term tutor instructor to support the team.

Fairplay OEC delivers Outdoor Education and has a wide range of Outdoor and Adventurous Activities such as climbing, abseiling, high ropes, zip wire, high swing, caving, environmental studies, beach combing, orienteering, sailing, canoeing, kayaking and raft building to groups of mostly primary age children who stay with their teachers.  Fairplay House in Wickham Bishops is set in 12 acres of parkland and caters for 60 children.

You will enjoy working with children in the outdoors and will have a minimum of two National Governing Body Qualifications covering a range of outdoor pursuits and field work activities including:

•           Zip Wire

•           Giant Swing

•           Mountain Biking

•           Archery

•           Orienteering

•           Caving

•           Sailing/Canoeing/Kayaking (desirable)

•           Climbing/High Ropes (desirable)

This opportunity would suit a dynamic Outdoor Educator with an interest in learning outside of the classroom.  Fairplay is passionate about Outdoor Education using activities as a tool for personal, social and group development.  Growth mind-set and building resilience are the foundations of our work.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS POSITION IS BASED AT FAIRPLAY HOUSE, WICKHAM BISHOPS, ESSEX, CM8 3JL

Closing Date: 22nd May 2022

Please view Tutor Instructor Job Description

IMPORTANT: If you are an LBN member of staff and applying for this role as a secondment you should note that secondments are subject to the agreement of your current employing service. Please ensure that you inform your line manager of your intention to apply for the post in the first instance.

Additional Information

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Newham is one of the youngest, most diverse, and vibrant boroughs in the UK. As an inclusive employer, we are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects our local population. We welcome and encourage applicants from under-represented groups, including applicants who are ethnically diverse and/or applicants who have a disability.

We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.

The London Borough of Newham has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

In line with Government legislation, if the post you are applying for requires you to visit a registered care home as part of your role it is a legal requirement to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status or an exemption certificate to work for the Council.  With effect from 1st April 2022, this requirement will be extended if you are applying for a job in a CQC regulated service

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  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 1390
  • Published: Mon 09/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 27/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £20,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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