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Outdoor Education Instructor

  • Job Location

    Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

  • Start date

    September/October and January

  • Duration

    until May

  • Job Benefits

    Between AED3300 - 4200/month, dependent on qualifications + accommodation, meals, health insurance, flight allowance, training, training allowance




Description

Looking for some winter sun?!  Ecoventure is a leading provider of outdoor education within the gulf region. We run residential programs for school groups from year 2 to 13, school holiday camps and International Award Adventurous Journeys in a number of locations across the UAE and Sri Lanka.

Our season is from the start of September to the end of April but there are also options to work in Dubai during July and August for the right candidate.

We provide adventurous activities and field studies programs and so hire our team from a wide range of backgrounds. Qualifications required vary by position and we provide extensive training at the start of the season.

From our our 3 centers in UAE we run active, hands-on, experientially oriented programs which include:

Adventure activities such as kayaking, canoeing, SUP, Windsurfing, climbing and high ropes.

Field studies activities such as snorkelling, geography and biology study programs and marine and terrestrial science lab sessions.

We have summer expedition positions available for the right candidates and a 12 month intern program for those just starting out in the industry.

Senior Instructor positions also available for:
Ropes 
Senior Field Studies 
Adventurous Journeys

For more information and a more detailed description of positions and daily-life at camp please visit our website: https://sites.google.com/ecoventureme.com/job-info/home?authuser=0 

Requirements

There are no minimum qualifications but the salary will reflect qualifications and experience.  First and foremost we are looking for outgoing people who are positive, willing to learn and are passionate about outdoor education and sharing their knowledge and passion with students.

You must have a valid 1st aid certificate (we will be hosting a 4 day wilderness 1st aid course at the start of the season) and a good conduct certificate is needed to apply for a visa.

Willingness to work in a close team setting is paramount as instructors work together as a team in every aspect of the job. A positive attitude, ability to communicate openly and flexibility towards last minute changes is essential as working in the middle east requires a large degree of adaptability. 

Previous experience and a driving license are desirable.

Qualifications that we look for are:
SPA / CWA / Climbing wall Instructor 
ML
BCU/UKCC/BC L1 / Paddle sports instructor award
RYA Start Windsurf Instructor
GNAS
BSAK snorkel instructor
Biology or Geography degree or equivalent
Experience in a Field studies centre or outdoor environmental education facility
Knowledge of basic scientific concepts in ecology, conservation, biology and geography fields. 








About us

Ecoventure Outdoor Education Services is the largest company of its kind in the Middle East providing multi day outdoor adventure and educational residential trips for students aged 8 through 18.

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