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5 Feb 2018

Other Outdoor Outdoor Instructor

Outward Bound Hong Kong – Posted by employment1 New Territories, Hong Kong

Job Description

Outdoor Instructor (Recognition of Prior Learning Entry)

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

How to Apply

Interested parties please send applications to employment@outwardbound.org.hk

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Other Outdoor. Job Tags: #outdoor, asia, Experiential Education, and Hong Kong.

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