Career Opportunities

CEO of the leading Adventure Learning Charity in the UK

An exciting opportunity has arisen to become the next CEO of the leading charitable provider of Adventure Learning in the UK.

Wide Horizons believe that every child should experience adventures as part of their education and development.  We provide a full range of outdoor education programmes for children and young people of all ages.  Last year, nearly 50,000 children experienced adventures with Wide Horizons either at one of our eight sites in England and Wales, our award winning holiday programme or through one of our national outreach programmes.

Wide Horizons is a growing organisation whose ambition is to strengthen their charitable work and to become a national organisation working with more disadvantaged children each year. The new CEO will be joining the organisation at an exciting time of positive change and as such, they need an experienced CEO or senior third sector leader who has a passion for adventure and recognises the power of affordable and accessible Adventure Learning to change lives.  The new CEO will lead the organisation in seeking out new opportunities, identifying strategic partners, supporting income generation, providing inspirational leadership to a multi-disciplinary and multi-site team, and driving the organisation forward to achieve their charitable aims.

Location: London
Salary: Circa £75,000
Closing date for applications:  9am, Monday 22nd May 2017

For additional details and to apply for this role, please CLICK HERE

 

Adventure Learning Tutor – Townsend Centre

Wide Horizons is the Country’s leading Adventure Learning Charity. We provide advanced learning experiences for children in the great outdoors. Our Centre is located on the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site in Swanage. The Centre and surrounding area provide superb locations for a range of adventure activities and curriculum linked field studies.

Join us as an Adventure Learning Tutor and make a difference to the lives of young people from a range of backgrounds, offering learners brand new experiences. Wide Horizons is a forward-thinking charitable trust with a clear emphasis on offering enriching experiences to disadvantaged learners.

We are a happy and fun team to work with and we commit to your professional development.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational practitioner able to deliver high-quality and adventurous learning experiences to our children. You will be a team player, with excellent interpersonal skills and passionate about sharing your love of the outdoors with young people.

Please click here for a full job description.

Please email Scott Johnson for more details.

Job title: Adventure Learning Tutor
Reports to: Adventure Learning Manager
Salary: £18,200 FTE (depending on qualifications)
Location: Wide Horizons Townsend Centre, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2RL
Closing date: Tue 16th May 2017
Interview date: Tue 23rd May 2017
Start date: Mon 2nd Oct 2017

Adventure Learning Tutor – Bryntysillio

Wide Horizons is the country’s leading Adventure Learning Charity. Our mission is to provide advanced learning experiences for children in the nature and we are looking for an enthusiast Adventure Learning Tutor (permanent role) at our North Wales Bryntysilio activity centre.

Join us as an Adventure Learning Tutor and make a difference to the lives of young people from a range of backgrounds, offering learners brand new experiences. Wide Horizons is a forward-thinking charitable trust with a clear emphasis on offering enriching experiences to disadvantaged learners .

We are a happy and fun team to work with and we commit to your professional development!

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational practitioner able to deliver high-quality and adventurous learning experiences to our children. You will be a team player, with excellent interpersonal skills and passionate about sharing your love of the outdoors with young people.

Please click here for a full job description.

Please email Sarah Keight for more details.

Job title: Adventure Learning Tutor
Reports to: Adventure Learning Manager
Salary: £18,413 FTE pro rata (depending on qualifications)
Location: Wide Horizons Bryntysilio Centre, Llangollen, Denbighshire, LL20 8BS
Contract Type: Permanent (Eight or ten months of the year)
Closing Date: April 29th 2017

Adventure Learning Tutors – Margaret McMillan House

Wide Horizons is the country’s leading Adventure Learning Charity. Our mission is to provide advanced learning experiences for children in the nature and we are looking for several Seasonal Adventure Learning Tutor positions for our busy summer season at our residential centre in Kent.

Join us as a Seasonal Adventure Learning Tutor and make a difference to the lives of young people from a range of backgrounds, offering learners brand new experiences. Wide Horizons is a forward-thinking charitable trust with a clear emphasis on offering enriching experiences to disadvantaged learners .

We are a happy and fun team to work with and we commit to your professional development!

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational practitioner able to deliver high-quality and adventurous learning experiences to our children. You will be a team player, with excellent interpersonal skills and passionate about sharing your love of the outdoors with young people.

Job title: Seasonal Adventure Learning Tutor
Reports to: Deputy Adventure Learning Manager
Salary: £17,500 – £19,500 (pro rata), dependent on experience and any qualifications.
Location: Wide Horizons Margaret McMillan House, Wrotham, Kent TN15 7JN
Contract Type: Fixed term contract with variable start dates from February 2017 until at least 31st October 2017, but could lead to permanent posts for the right candidates.
Closing Date: Ongoing

For a full job description and details of how to apply, please click here or contact Rick Payne

Assistant Cook/Housekeeper – Margaret McMillan House

Our centre sits in the beautiful countryside close to Wrotham, in Kent. We provide residential facilities for up to 170 children, young people and adults. At Wide Horizons Outdoor Education Trust, we believe that every child should have the opportunity to experience adventures as part of their education and development. Our aim is to is find and bring out the potential in the individuals who visit us, impacting positively upon their lives as they return home and to school.

Our day to day work is predominantly with Key Stage 2 pupils providing a safe environment with home cooked freshly prepared meals, catering for all dietary needs and requirements.

Click here for a job description and how to apply.

Please email Toni Martin for more information.

Start date: 01/05/2017
Job title: Assistant Cook/Housekeeper
Salary: £16,051 (pro-rata)
Location: Margaret McMillan House, Gravesend Road, Wrotham, Kent TN15 7JN
Contract type: Seasonal Post (May-Nov); 35 hours a week on a 5 from 7 basis (weekends included)
Closing date: April 29th 2017