VACANCY - Seasonal Activity Instructors for 2023

VACANCY - Seasonal Activity Instructors for 2023

Reach Outdoors are recruiting Seasonal Activity Instructors to be part of our team in 2023!


Reach Outdoors are now recruiting Seasonal Instructors to join our team in Torbay, South Devon. Our season of employment runs from May to the end of September, with the potential for continued employment into October and November.

Your employment will start with an induction and training period before joining our established team delivering adventurous activities across Torbay, Dartmoor and South Devon. We have the full range of clients from year 1 primary to multiday expeditions and everything in between. A range of day sessions and residential trips means that no two days will be the same and you will amass a huge amount of experience through the season.  

Essential Leadership Awards & Experience

  • At least one of:
    • Mountain Training CWI or RCI
    • British Canoeing Paddlesports Leader or Instructor
    • Coasteering Leadership Experience or NCC Coasteer Guide Training or Assessment (up to date logbook)
  • 16 Hour Outdoor First Aid within the last 3 years
  • Safeguarding Training within the last 3 years
  • Aged 18 years old or over

Desirable Activity Leadership Awards and Experience:

  • Minimum of one year experience within the industry
  • Mountain Training Lowland Leader, Hill & Moorland Leader or Mountain Leader
  • Full clean UK driving license and access to own vehicle
  • Gorge Scrambling Leadership Experience (up to date logbook)
  • Bushcraft Leadership Award or experience
  • Archery GB Instructor Award or in-house training/experience
  • Team-building and group games/activity experience. 
  • Local Cave and Mine Leader Assessment (LCMLA) training or Pridhamsleigh Cavern site specific statement of competence by CIC
  • D1 Minibus License; D1 with Driver CPC

Working Week & Rates of Pay

Salary: £20,475 - £21,060 (pro rata, dependent on experience and qualifications)

Each contract will be for a minimum of 37.5 hours a week throughout the contracted period. This will include flexi-time meaning some weeks may be below 37.5 and some above to enable us to deploy staff effectively during particularly busy periods.

As an employee of Reach Outdoors you will be entitled to holiday pay, training & professional development opportunities and various other in work benefits (including pension and use of centre equipment for CPD) discussed at interview.

South Devon & Torbay

We love our playground and we reckon you will too. Torbay has loads of rocky places to explore and paddle around and South Devon is chock full of secluded beaches and empty footpaths waiting to be discovered. Coupled with the beautiful Tors of Dartmoor within 20 minutes' drive and the surf beaches of North Devon and Cornwall an hour away, we think this is the best place in the UK to work if you love what you do!

How to apply:

Follow the link below to our simple online application form. Please note we do not accept CVs as a method of application. 

Employment Application Form

Please click the link to complete this form.


Closing date: Sunday 8th January 2023

Interview Dates will be communicated with successful applicants.

In the meantime, check out our website and social media to keep up to date 



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