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Job Vacancies with In Your Element and TreeZone

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 in 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 in these activities would also be very useful.

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

Seasonal Multi-Activity Instructors Across Scotland

Multi-activity instructor position is available at:

  • Loch Tay

Pay scales will be:

  • Instructor £22.7k to £24k pro rata
  • Lead instructor £24.5k to £25.5k
  • Senior instructor £25.5k to £27.5k

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 is most desirable.

We can be very flexible on the duration of summer contracts to suit your personal circumstances & would consider everything from 2 months (July & August) to 7 months.

How to apply:

  • Please send an email with your CV and a covering letter to specifying which locations you would be prepared to work at. If you would like an informal chat about any of these opportunities please call Mike on 07793 844 211.

TreeZone Ropes Course Instructor – Loch Lomond

TreeZone Loch Lomond are now advertising posts for instructor roles at its Loch Lomond Aerial Adventure Course.


  • £10.50 – £10.90 per hour depending on previous experience
  • Contracts from 16-30 hours a week
  • Contracts from 3 months to 8 months

Who are we lookng for?

  • Cheerful, outgoing personality
  • Enthusiastic about what we do
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Caring and supportive by nature
  • Calm – not easily angered or stressed
  • Flexible and willing attitude
  • Good problem solver and communicator Key


  • Facilitate safe and fun experiences for our customers
  • Ensure all course participants complete an acknowledgement/ disclaimer form and comply with company rules on height, weight, age, medical conditions etc.
  • Ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues
  • Maintain the security and cleanliness of the site, cabin and equipment
  • Carry out regular checks of the course and PPE and record any findings in the specified way
  • Perform maintenance tasks as required for the operation of the site
  • Ensure details of any accidents, significant incidents and rescues are recorded
  • Take bookings and enquiries on the telephone and in person
  • Ensure all cash, cheque and credit card payments are completed according to company procedures
  • Occasionally lead In Your Element activity sessions for which you are qualified, if required

How to apply

If you would like to apply, please send a CV and covering letter saying why you think you would be a great addition to team, to TreeZone Loch Lomond Manager:

Freelance Instructors

We are also always looking for freelance instructors to complement our team of core instructors on larger events.  We now have bases in Inverness, Aviemore, Loch Lomond and Loch Tay, covering bookings across Scotland.

We are particularly interested in instructors with experience and qualifications in the following:

  • Archery
  • Open Canoeing
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Experience in white-water activities, e.g. gorge walking, canyoning
  • Mountain bike TCL and MBL

If you are interested in working with us, please send your CV to

In Your Element