Job Vacancies

Instructor of Outdoor Education (Full Time)

Two dynamic and motivated individuals with a passion for working in the outdoors are required.


There is potentail to start immediately or ideally by 14th May 2018!!

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with age, experience and qualifications up to £15,825pa

28 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays)

A comprehensive uniform package

Access to our free Employee Assistance Programme

(Please note that we cannot provide accommodation)


Essential Qualifications

UKCC Level 1 Paddlesport Coach or BCU Level 2 Kayak & Canoe Coach or BC Paddlesport Instructor

MLT UK SPA or MT UK Rock Climbing Instructor

Current 1st Aid certificate


Desirable but not essential

Full clean driving licence (Preferably with D1/D1E)

RYA Dinghy Instructor

RYA Powerboat Instructor



If you are enthusiastic, outgoing, flexible, adaptable and think you are funny you should apply.

We work with a wide range of clients from the UK and Europe comprising of schools, youth groups, organisations, families and individuals. Most of our year is taken up with residential primary school visits who choose

'The Grenville House Experience'

which focuses on personal development and lifeskills using a range of land and waterbased activities. We also have many non-resident visitors including organised groups i.e. schools etc.,  those participating in NGB courses in Dinghy Sailing, Powerboating and Paddlesport or those simply looking for something different to do.

To request an application form please send a copy of your current CV to:

Kurt Mockridge - Centre Manager






Freelance Instructors

We are always looking to add Freelance Instructional staff to our database.

If you are interested in working with us and have at least one NGB Coaching/Teaching qualification e.g. BCU L2 Kayak Coach/UKCC Level 1 coach, SPA Assessment, RYA Dinghy Instructor etc....please send a copy of your current C.V. by post to -

Kurt Mockridge
Centre Manager
Grenville House O.E.C.
Berry Head Road
or simply email it to

Important Note: A valid CRB enhanced check is a pre-requisite and can be applied for through Grenville House O.E.C.

Trainee Instructors

If you are at least 18 years old and have some experience of group work or a keen interest in gaining some we may be able to help. We can provide opportunities to gain experience working with a variety of groups whilst also developing the hard skills required to attain the competence necessary to acquire National Governing body qualifications. Furthermore we can train you in a wide range of in-house activities leading to the possibility of freelance work with us.

If interested please contact the Centre Manager. See details above.