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gorge walking - staff training day

Experienced Multi-Activity Instructor – Loch Tay, Perthshire

Pay range (based on previous experience and qualifications)

Lead Instructor: £24,500 – £25,500 pro rata, 42.5 hours
Senior Instructor: £25,500 – £27,500 pro rata, 42.5 hours

We are ideally looking for someone with experience of managing a small team, day-to-day activities on-site at Loch Tay Highland Lodges and off-site activity locations nearby.  However, this is not essential.

A range of qualifications are required for multi-activity instructor posts. Open canoeing and gorge walking are our two most popular activities so proven experience in these areas are most desirable.  We also offer archery, axe-throwing, river tubing, and paddle-boarding sessions, so any experience of these activities would also be very usueful.

Key Competencies Required 

  • Cheerful, outgoing personality
  • Enthusiastic about what we do
  • Smart appearance and good personal hygiene
  • Excellent time keeping when meeting clients
  • Good at communicating with adults and young children alike
  • Displays patient and caring behaviour
  • Calm – not easily angered
  • Excellent group management skills
  • Flexible and willing attitude

Key Instructor Tasks 

  • Facilitate safe and fun activity experiences for our customers
  • Ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues at all times
  • Assist with equipment inspection, repair and maintenance
  • Keep equipment stores and vehicles clean, tidy and in working order
  • Identify improvements to operating procedures and risk assessments.
  • Safe driving of customers and equipment around the country
  • Generating Social Media content in line with company guidelines
  • Cross selling our products / other locations

Lead Instructor Job Role 

As per Instructor job description, plus:

  • Be an exemplar of best practice and customer service for other instructors to follow
  • Have at least two qualifications from Canoe 4 Star (or equivalent), ML, SPA/RCI, L2, Mountain Bike Leader
  • Show a willingness and ability to take a leadership role when working in a team with other instructors
  • Show initiative when it comes to finding jobs that need doing

Senior Instructor Job Role 

  • As per Instructor and Lead Instructor, plus:
  • Organise and prioritise the workload of self and other instructors
  • Work out complex programmes and logistics plans, and communicate these effectively to all relevant staff
  • Ensure all activities and venues are risk assessed before use
  • Mentoring, coaching and monitoring of Instructors and Trainee Instructors
  • Ensure cleaning and maintenance of equipment, stores and vehicles is carried out
  • Demonstrate high professional standards and set an excellent example to other members of the team

How to apply for a position:

To apply, please e-mail your CV & covering letter to  If you would like an informal chat about any of these opportunities then please feel free to call Mike on 07793 844 211.

Closing date: Sunday 18th June 2023