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Join The Team

Join the High Adventure Team!

High Adventure is always growing!

As one of the leading outdoor education centres in Yorkshire, we always have a number of great opportunities either at our main site or our summer camps across the UK.

We also provide one of the most respected Trainee Instructor Schemes within the UK, providing extensive training and qualification opportunities to over 15 aspiring outdoor educational instructors each year.

Find out about our current vacancies below…

Current Vacancies

Seasonal Outdoor Instructor positions (2)

High Adventure Outdoor Education Centre, Yorkshire

 

 

Background

High Adventure is one of the premier outdoor education centres in the UK, providing 20 years of exemplary service to both schools, families and the wider public. Located close to Skipton on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales we are in a prime location to deliver exciting outdoor education with a range of  activities. We work with a large range of clients including Primary schools, Secondary schools and GCSE assessments, family holidays, NCS and youth organisations. Set up and still owned by former teachers we are committed to ensuring the best outdoor experience for our customers and take pride in being a professional, fun, and friendly workplace.

 

Seasonal Instructor Role

We are looking to employ 2 seasonal Instructors to work at our main site close to Skipton. We are looking for enthusiastic, professional, fun loving instructors who can deliver safe and enjoyable outdoor activity sessions to a range of clients. Free accomodation and utility bills in one of our staff houses will be provided for the duration of the contract along with meals when groups are in residence (usually Monday eve meal – Friday Lunch).

 

Dates, Hours, Wage, Location

The seasonal contract will run from Monday 2nd May – Friday 22nd July.

Hours are Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm, plus up to 2 eve sessions each week.

Located at: High Adventure, 233 Keighley Road, Cowling, BD22 0AA.

Wage will be paid at £9.50 per hour. Plus free accomodation, utilities and meals.

 

Essential requirements

8 hour first aid award

Climbing wall Instructor or ERCA traditional ropes course instructor

Experience leading sessions such as Archery, Low ropes, Team Building, High Ropes & Climbing, etc

 

Desirable but not essential

16 hour First Aid

CWI Abseil module

Full driving licence

How to Apply

To apply for the above position please forward your C.V. and a covering note to info@highadventure.co.uk

 

 

Multi Activity Instructors Summer Camp 2022, Kibblestone Scout Camp, Staffordshire

 

Background

High Adventure are running a summer camp based in Staffordshire. We have a long history of delivering high quality outdoor activity programmes to Primary and Secondary schools from across the UK. Activities include:

  • Climbing

  • Bushcraft

  • Navigation Exercises

  • Team Building Exercises

  • Archery

  • Indoor caving

  • High Ropes

We are looking for talented and passionate multi-activity instructors to be a vital part our summer camp team. These roles are all on a residential camping live-in basis, working Monday to Friday each week.

The role is ideal for aspiring outdoor instructors or anyone with a genuine passion for the outdoors, who would also like to gain valuable experience working with children. Working on our summer camps is the best way into our full time highly successful and popular trainee instructor scheme which runs from November every year at our main site in North Yorkshire. The scheme provides aspiring instructors with the relevant training and qualifications to further them exponentially in the outdoor education industry.

We will provide full training in each of our on-site activities plus in-house first aid training prior to being in charge of groups.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with Camp Managers to ensure service delivery

  • Setting up, managing and running activity sessions

  • Managing equipment

  • Limited domestic duties

Location:

Kibblestone International Scout Camp, Kibblestone Road, Oulton, ST15 8UJ.

Contract dates:

Monday 23rd May – Friday 1st July (including 2 weeks training). We will then offer an extended contract to around 10 people running until Friday 8th July to pack away the camp.

Benefits: 

£325 per week; a £40 deduction for meals provided Mon - Fri will be made each week 1st SEASONAIRE

£350 per week; a £40 deduction for meals provided Mon - Fri will be made each week 2nd SEASONAIRE

£375 per week; a £40 deduction for meals provided Mon - Fri will be made each week 3rd SEASONAIRE

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with groups and/or skills in one or more areas of outdoor activities.

If you can handle living in a tent for the length of the contract through good weather and bad whilst still turning up for work happy and enthusiastic every day, then you are the right person for this job! If you would like to work for a professional and hard-working organisation, gain experience and potential future employment and training then this is the job for you!

How to Apply

To apply for the above position please forward your C.V. and a covering note to info@highadventure.co.uk

Trainee Instructor Scheme

Do you want a career in the Outdoor and Adventurous Activities Industry?

Do you want to be an outdoor instructor, facilitator or educator?

Our scheme has 4 different levels in which it can be entered, however most enter at a 1 or 1.5 year level then stay on to do the 2nd and 3rd years. In some cases instructors have stayed on to become part of our Senior Team or Summer Camp Managers.

1st year is often referred to as a Trainee year and the 2nd as the Developing Instructor year, however all year levels are considered instructors and as such will work with groups as soon as appropriate.

All year levels get:

  • Full in house training.

  • National Governing Body registrations.

  • National Governing Body training and assessments.

  • Own private room in a shared staff house.

  • All housing costs covered: water, gas, council tax, electricity, internet, TV licence.

  • Food: available at centre plus a monthly allowance to supplement.

  • Technical staff uniform. 

  • Access to all High Adventure vehicles and equipment.

  • 28 days holiday. 

  • Monthly allowance

 

Apart from your own fuel, beer and any kit you wish to purchase through our pro-deals, you have very few expenses whilst on the scheme.

Requirements to apply:

All positions are subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service Check.

At all levels we are looking for people passionate about being in the outdoors who are problem solvers with a people focused approach.  Your focus will be to crack on with the job in hand, delivering high levels of activity that are safe, fun and educational.

1st year: Full UK Drivers licence.

1.5 year: Full UK Drivers licence and at least 1 or more NGBs

2nd year: Minibus licence with CPC card and Tacho card, plus multiple NGBs, ideally what we offer in 1st year.

3rd year: Minibus licence with CPC card and Tacho card and all of the NGBs we offer in 1st & 2nd year.

How to apply:

Please complete the Application Form for Trainee Instructor at High Adventure and return to: jobs@highadventure.co.uk 

Interviews are often held in August & September each year. 

The scheme itself begins each January however we accept applications all year round for the following year.

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