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Operations Assistant

Location: Wide Horizons Outdoor Education Trust, Bryntysilio Centre (Llangollen)

Starting salary: Minimum wage, 20 hours per week (possibility of this increasing)

Contract: Temporary contract, September 6th – December 8th 2017
After this we plan to have an apprenticeship scheme in place that the Operations Assistant could be considered for if it is appropriate.

Our centre sits in beautiful countryside close to Llangollen. Situated in the beautiful Dee Valley and with the stunning welsh coast all accessible and providing outstanding venues for our work with children. Part of the Wide Horizon’s 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.

As an Operations Assistant, you will be expected to facilitate meal times at the centre and deliver evening activities: low ropes course, nightline, orienteering, camp fire and local walks. The Operations Assistant will receive free accommodation and food (when groups are on site), in return they are required to be on duty, staying onsite overnight to support the group if any incidents arise or to drive to the hospital.

For a full job description, please CLICK HERE

Applications:

Please send a cover letter stating why you would like to be considered for this post along with a CV to:

Sarah Keight   sarah.keight@widehorizons.org.uk
Adventure Learning Manager

Interview date: TBC

Start date: September 6th

Closing date for applications: June 30th

Adventure Learning Tutor – Full Time – Eltham Environment Centre

Work Pattern: Full time, Permanent, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays

Contract: Permanent contract

Start date: Monday 4th September 2017

Closing date: Sunday 16th July 2017

Salary: £18,000- 18,500 Full time 35hrs a week

Interview dates: Week commencing 31st July

Location: 75% Wide horizons Environment Centre, 77 Bexley Road, Eltham, SE9 2PE
                    25% Cover at other SE WH centres, Outreach to schools in South East London during the quite periods at the centre

How to apply: Please send a letter of application demonstrating why you should be considered for the role to barney.clarke@widehorizons.org.uk

About Wide Horizons

Wide Horizons is the leading Adventure Learning Charity in the UK.  We 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.

Main purpose of role

To deliver Adventure Learning courses and forest school programmes to Wide Horizons customers (primary age children, young people and teachers), from the Wide Horizons Environment Centre, Eltham. To design, plan and deliver Adventure Learning Outreach programmes to South East London Schools. To assist in the pre visit administration and organisation for visiting schools. Such work will promote the core values of Widehorizons (in particular the Adventure Learning Partnership scheme), and will be linked to national curriculum requirements.

To assist the Adventure Learning Manager with creating and developing courses that are clearly linked to national curriculum requirements, and assist with any project planning and development.

To ensure that effective monitoring and evaluation of course content and customers are undertaken, according to the methods and processes set by Widehorizons.

As part of the Widehorizons teaching team the Adventure Learning Tutor is expected to be a positive role model to colleagues and act as an ambassador for the charity

For a full job description, please CLICK HERE or contact Barney Clarke

Freelance Adventure Learning Tutor – Eltham Environment Centre

Contract: Freelance £90 per day

Reports to: Adventure Learning Manager WEC

Location: Wide horizons Environment Centre, 77 Bexley Road, Eltham, SE9 2PE

Work Pattern Freelance teaching cover throughout term time for day visits and holiday club programmes and birthday parties at the Wide Horizons Environment Centre. Also opportunity to lead on the delivery of freelance outreach programmes.

How to apply: Please send a letter of application demonstrating why you should be considered for the role to barney.clarke@widehorizons.org.uk

About Wide Horizons

Wide Horizons is the leading Adventure Learning Charity in the UK.  We 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.

Main purpose of role

To deliver Adventure Learning courses and forest school programmes to Wide Horizons customers (primary age children, young people and teachers), from the Wide Horizons Environment Centre, Eltham. To design, plan and deliver Adventure Learning Outreach programmes to South East London Schools. To assist in the pre visit administration and organisation for visiting schools. Such work will promote the core values of Widehorizons (in particular the Adventure Learning Partnership scheme), and will be linked to national curriculum requirements.

To assist the Adventure Learning Manager with creating and developing courses that are clearly linked to national curriculum requirements, and assist with any project planning and development.

To ensure that effective monitoring and evaluation of course content and customers are undertaken, according to the methods and processes set by Widehorizons.

As part of the Widehorizons teaching team the Adventure Learning Tutor is expected to be a positive role model to colleagues and act as an ambassador for the charity.

For a full job description, please CLICK HERE or contact Barney Clarke