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Outdoor Activities Instructor

Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Closes: 5 May 2021
Bala - Bala Lake Hotel £18,200.00 - £21,800.00
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Bala Lake Hotel, Activity Base and Spa. Our Place in the Mountains. Situated in the beautiful Snowdonia National Park looking out across spectacular mountains and just a short stroll from Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake), it's a magical place to work.

Activity Instructor

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our very own partnership activityhotel based in North Wales. We are looking for an exceptional instructor who is dynamic, self-motivated and able to draw on a range of outdoor coaching and teaching experiences to create significant and beneficial experiences for our visiting partners.

Role Requirements:
  • Passionate about sport and exercise, particularly in an outdoor adventure setting and be able to inspire people to take part in meaningful activities
  • Deliver a wide range of activity sessions to a variety of John Lewis and Waitrose partners and their guests - these may include young people, adults, families and those with specialist needs.
  • Assist the lead instructor in inspecting safety equipment on a regular basis.
  • Maintain a flexible approach to work which will involve continuous work in an outdoor environment, work on evenings and weekends as part of a shift pattern.
  • Be required to take activity bookings upon guest arrival
Activities we offer at Bala Lake Hotel:

  • Aerial Challenge - Gladiator/Leap of faith
  • Archery
  • Bikes Hire
  • Crossbow
  • Crate Stack
  • Cyber Tag
  • Field Archery
  • I'm a partner get me out of here - Escape rooms
  • Laser Clay
  • Low Ropes
  • RC Mini-Monster Trucks
  • Orienteering
  • Segway
  • Team building / problem-solving days
  • Zip Wire

Essential skills and qualifications:
  • Experience teaching / working at Outdoor Centre
  • GNAS Archery award or equivalent
  • Worked previously on high ropes courses
  • First Aid Qualification
Desirable skills/ qualifications:
  • To have experience in teaching a minimum of 2 activities from the list above

Additional Information:
We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

As a Partner you will enjoy our unique benefits package, including staff discount, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, subsidised learning, access to exclusive Partnership hotels and so much more.

Please consider the following when making your application:
  • We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
  • Print off the job description now if you require it.
  • Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.

Duties and Responsibilities

To work as part of the hotel team to deliver a first rate customer experience through a focus on the development & delivery of the hotel activity provision for both leisure & business use.

We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK's most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership click here -

Attachment: Bala Activity and Spa Assistant.pdf

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