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Casual Outdoor Education & Activity Tutor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Our Values

It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation. 


Our Values are:

About the team we are recruiting to

The Education Entitlement Service (EES) strives to deliver outstanding services for our customers, predominately the children of Coventry, who may be requiring access to education or alternative education provision. We ensure vulnerable children are appropriately supported; have a voice, that hopefully leads to their high achievement and excellent progress.

The EES is made up of a diverse range of teams all working together to recognise, support and apply innovative solutions to address the growing issues in relation to trying to educate some of our most vulnerable pupils in schools. 

The Outdoor Education Service made up of experienced staff members provides high quality outdoor and residential experiences within the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.

What is the job role?


Casual Outdoor Education and Activity Tutor based at Plas Dol y Moch, N. Wales

Deliver a range of high-quality Outdoor Education lessons/ activities, including evening lessons/ activities based from Plas Dol y Moch Outdoor Education Centre to cover ad-hoc staff shortages, within the remit of the Centres operating procedures.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Who are we looking for?

We're looking for dynamic and flexible outdoor educators to join our supply panel at Plas Dol y Moch. Successful applicants will need to hold a range of NGB awards in at least three of the following and remain current and competent in those disciplines.

  • Rock Climbing Instructor or above
  • Summer Mountain Leader or above
  • Paddlesport Leader Award (or comparable paddlesport award) with specific competence in both open canoe and kayak
  • Local Mine Leader Award or above (with North Wales venues listed)

in addition they would have 

  • Local knowledge of venues used by Plas Dol y Moch, or a willingness to familiarise themselves with these venues, and be 
  • Qualified and able to drive Centre vehicles, inducing up to 17 seat minibuses with a trailer

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

Interview date(s): To be arranged


About Coventry

Coventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!  There's a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and it was the UK City of Culture 2021. We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons as you can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.

We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you\'re happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We\'ve created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.

As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.  Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! 

For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
  • Opportunity for Salary Match and Pay progression through multiple increments
  • Outstanding local government pension scheme Learning & Development with access to certified courses
  • Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
  • Vibrant employee networks  Lifestyle savings
  • Salary Sacrifice Schemes; Car Scheme
  • Cycle to work and more Interest free travel loans
  • Payroll giving scheme
  • Workplace parking scheme
  • Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave

And much more

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