Outdoor Instructor

Job Description

Hong Kong’s leading provider of life-changing experiential education programmes is seeking Instructors for 2018.

  • To be able to run Outward Bound courses effectively and with intentional focus to provide the very best educational outcomes for Outward Bound Hong Kong’s clients.
  • To be an independent and self-sufficient instructor running a wide variety of programmes in a residential setting but predominantly concentrating on journey based courses using sailing, sea kayaking and hiking as the mode of transport.
  • To maintain high standards of safety at all times and maintain good working relationships and practices throughout the different departments that they work with.

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum 21 years old 
  • Bronze Medallion Life Saving or equivalent
  • Wilderness First Responder Certificate or equivalent (including AED certification)
  • Hard skill experiences in sea kayaking, rock climbing, low ropes and hiking.
  • A history of working with youth in an educational setting.

Preferred:

  • APIOL or higher
  • Completion of an outdoor training programme (e.g. Degree, Diploma)
  • 2 NGB assessed awards
  • Sailing experience
  • Conversational Cantonese
  • Outward Bound experience (other experiential education providers will also be considered)

Personal attributes:

  • A belief in developing human potential
  • Open and honest communication skills
  • A willingness to be flexible in regards to situations, working hours and conditions
  • An eye for detail and safety
  • A willingness to train and develop fellow staff

To Apply

Please send applications to [email protected]

Application Closing Date: 
Not Specified
Application Contact Email: 
Employment Type: 
Job Region: 
Job Location: 
Hong Kong
Job Experience: 
3 - 5 years
Job Degree Level: 
Bachelor's degree
Job Starting Date: 
01/05/2018

Job Details

Job Details: 
Experiential Training & Development
Outdoor Education Center

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