Training Instructor

Job Description

About Us 
Outward Bound pioneered wilderness experiential education and established the standard for outdoor education. Outward Bound Hong Kong (OBHK), founded in 1970, facilitates sea kayaking, hiking, rock-climbing, sailing and corporate development programmes in Hong Kong. OBHK stays committed the core values of compassion, integrity, excellence, inclusion, and diversity while striving to achieve the following outcomes: building character, developing leadership skills, and creating an ethic of social and environmental responsibility. Our mission - OBHK is committed to developing the people of Hong Kong through facilitated and challenging personal and group learning experiences in the outdoors delivered in a safe and supportive manner. We are now seeking a suitably experienced person to join us for the following role.   

Training Instructor (Commencing in March 2020) 
Reporting directly to Training Manager, the training instructor provides induction training to trainees and on the job training to operational staff. (e.g. Facilitation, Kayaking, Mountaineering, Climbing, Ropes Course, etc.)  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • To coordinate and deliver induction training for the trainees and new join instructors to make sure they are up to standard to work in the field 

  • To coordinate and deliver Training Update for operational staff to develop and advance their skills  

  • To maintain the training record and report in order to provide a clear track record for staff development 

  • To assist Training Manager to identify training needs and formulate annual training schedule according to organizational needs and operational capacity 


  • Educated to degree or above 

  • A belief in developing human potential 

  • Open and honest communication skills 

  • High personal standards in terms of professionalism and role modeling 

  • A willingness to be flexible in regards to situations, working hours and conditions  

  • BCU Level 3 Sea kayaking or similar 

  • Bronze medallion Life Saving Qualification or equivalent 

  • First aid Qualification 

  • Experience in designing and running expedition courses 

  • Experience in designing and running training courses 

  • High ability to prepare clear and effective lesson plans 

  • A history of delivering training to novices 

Preferred requirements: 

  • Summer Mountain leader Award or similar 

  • Single Pitch Award or similar 

  • ML assessed or equivalent 

  • SPA/RCI or equivalent 

  • Outward Bound experience 

  • A history of working with youth in an educational setting 

  • An understanding of the mission and values of Outward Bound 

  • Conversational Cantonese 

To Apply

For more details, please visit our website

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Job Location: 
Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Job Experience: 
3 - 5 years
Job Degree Level: 
Bachelor's degree
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