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Outdoor Educator

Arthog Outdoor Education Centre

Scale 5 SCP 13 – 17 £22,627 - £24,491 per annum (pay award pending)

Permanent, Full time - 37 hours per week

Located in North Wales

Closing Date 6pm Monday 7th February

Arthog Wales Outdoor Education Centre is a long-established popular residential centre providing activities to young people from primary and secondary schools, as well as youth organisations, and adults on behalf of Telford & Wrekin Council.

This is a residential centre of 110+ beds located across the estuary from Barmouth in Mid Wales, offering real adventure and ‘peak experiences’ in the mountains, rivers and coastal environments around the centre.

The post holder will have the responsibility for leading outdoor education activity groups. The post holder will assist in the welfare of students in an outdoor education setting and contribute to maintenance of outdoor equipment, teaching spaces and structures as required.

Key aspects of the role will include;

  • A member of the Centre Outdoor Education Team.
  • Contribute to the delivery of safe, enjoyable, stimulating outdoor education experiences to a range of clients.
  • Support Senior Outdoor Educators preparing and delivering course programmes.
  • Lead groups at off site venues and in remote environments in a variety of high quality outdoor education activities.
  • Assist with the maintenance of outdoor education resources.
  • Contribute to the day to day routines necessary for the effective operation of the Centre.
  • Fulfil a scheduled evening duty instructor role and work occasional weekends.
  • Maintain current qualifications (including driving and first aid) and up to date outdoor expertise.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience, with good knowledge and understanding in the delivery of outdoor education. A range of qualifications for delivering outdoor activities is preferable as is a full clean driving license.

Normal hours based on 37hrs per week, including some evening and weekend work. Annual leave entitlement starts at 23 days and 8 bank holidays plus 1 concessionary day.

Arthog OEC is under the ownership and management of Telford and Wrekin Council and the post comes with an excellent Local Government employee package, including Local Government Pension.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Mark Bramich, Assistant Centre Manager Outdoor Education at Arthog Wales

Tel: 01341 250 455   Email:

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

To apply you can either;

1. Complete the online application at Outdoor Educator Arthog Outdoor Education Centre in Arthog Outdoor Education Centre, Bwlchgwyn, Arthog, Gwynedd, Mid Wales LL39 1BX - 111203 | WM Jobs

2. Email an application form to

3. Post an application form to;

Arthog Outdoor Education Centre,
LL39 1BX

Application Form 

Outdoor Educator Job Description & Personal Specification

Outdoor Educator Recruitment Letter