Job Vacancy | Outdoor & Adventure Seasonal Instructor

Job Vacancy | Outdoor & Adventure Seasonal Instructor

14 April 2023

Position: Seasonal Instructor
Location: Scout Adventures Lochgoilhead
Contract: Seasonal. Starting immediately - November 2023
Hours: 40 hours per week. We're happy to talk flexible working.
Salary:  £22,672 (pro rata)

Join our team!

Do you love being outdoors? Are you enthusiastic about inspiring young people to love the outdoors too?

We have an exciting opportunity to join our fantastic team at Scout Adventures Lochgoilhead!

Scout Adventures Lochgoilhead is a busy residential multi activity centre and holds lots of opportunities for personal and professional development through the wide range of activities and services we offer to Scouting and young people. Based in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, Scout Adventures is the perfect base for the complete adventure package.

About the role

As an Instructor at Scout Adventures Lochgoilhead you'll get to work with young people of all ages as well as adults, lead sessions, develop your skills, and be supported to really reach your potential.

We’re experts in adventure, and this role involves delivering adventurous activities to our wide client base as part of a team of instructors. Your work will focus on our key customers of Scouts, schools and DofE but could also stretch into leader training and NGB delivery for those with appropriate qualifications. The role is forward facing and will involve interacting with customers on a daily basis and representing the centre and Scouts Scotland.

We're looking for someone with a range of outdoor qualifications and a strong understanding of outdoor education principles and outcomes. Experience of working within the outdoor education industry is essential.

What it's like working for us

We're a values-driven, award winning flexible employer. We want Scout Adventures Scotland to be the best place to work and offer a wide range of family and carer friendly benefits to support work/life balance. This includes flexible hours, paid leave for volunteering and public duties, and additional leave for long service. We believe in supporting and developing our people, with a focus on wellbeing and continued personal and professional development.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 8th May 2023. Please email your CV and cover letter to by the closing date. 

Download the applicant information pack

If you’d like to get in touch to have an informal chat about the role, please email or

Interviews will take place on the 11th and 12th May. There may be the need for second interviews.

We’re a small, busy team, so if you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of the closing date that means you have not been selected for interview this time.