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Outdoor Instructor

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

Package Description

At Peak Activities we offer a wide range of exhilarating outdoor activities, team-building programs, and educational experiences to individuals, families, schools, and corporate groups across our 5 Activity centres.

Our staff are at the centre of everything we do, and as a member of the team, you will play a crucial part in ensuring all our customers have a fantastic and memorable experience during their time with us.

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and driven instructors to work at Trafford Watersports Centre, located at Sale Water Park in Greater Manchester.

At Trafford Watersports your day will be full of variety, delivering a whole range of activities such as kayaking, canoeing, sailing, and stand-up paddle boarding. No two days will be the same!

Who are we looking for:

You will be expected to ensure all activities are conducted in a safe and professional manner linked to high quality learning outcomes.

You will need to be an excellent communicator and people skills. You should be able to manage a group in potentially challenging situations.

Previous experience in a similar role is desirable, however we are willing to consider applicants with the right attitude and enthusiasm.

If you are ready to start your adventure with us, join our team and discover the thrill of a career in the great outdoors. Apply today, and let us help you unleash your potential.

Benefits with this role:

  • Progressive pay scale – the more qualifications you earn, the higher your pay
  • Training and development programs courses including APIOL and RPIOL
  • HAPI App - access your employee discounts and rewards
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Holidays, social events and access to equipment
  • Refer a Friend scheme – recommend a friend to come and work with Keys and you’ll earn a £500 bonus. T&C’s apply.


You must hold at least one of the following qualifications:

  • RCI or CWI or other relevant ropes-based qualification
  • Archery GB Instructor award
  • Mountain Bike Leader/instructor or equivalent
  • Paddlesports Instructor / Coach or equivalent
  • RYA instructor or equivalent
  • DofE Assessor
  • Bushcraft practitioner
  • ML or HML Award or equivalent
  • RPIOL or equivalent
  • Valid First Aid Qualification


Successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check with child and adult barred checklists included – if you do not have one, this can be instigated for you.

Keys Group:

Keys Group brings together three of the UK’s leading and longest-established providers of specialist education, care and activities; Accomplish, Keys and Peak. The organisation provides specialist support and education for more than 2,000 children, young people, adults and families in services and schools across England and Wales.

Specialist residential and supported living services for adults with a learning disability, autism, mental health needs and acquired brain injury are provided throughout England and Wales by Accomplish.

Keys offers education and care services for children, young people and families across England and Wales through its specialist schools, residential children’s homes, activity and intervention and leaving care services, adult resource centre and family assessment centres.

Activities are offered by Peak through its seven specialist adventure centres including water sports, treetop and climbing centres, across England.Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications.


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