Our staff are our greatest asset and we are currently recruiting for the 2016 season. If you don’t excel at what you do then, we’re sorry to say, you won’t be working with us. 
  • Our key focus above all, after safety, is on the customer experience and ensuring that our clients have the best time possible.
  • We hold a full range of NGB approved centre statuses, including ASI, DofE, BCU, AALA, NNAS, IOL and more.
  • We are members of the Institute of Outdoor Learning and our staff either hold practitioner status or are going through the process – we are also active members of the IOW chamber of commerce.
  • Our sites across the Island are perfect for what we do – delivering the best possible customer experience.
  • All staff that work with us, for however long, enjoy a program of staff training and development.
  • We are a PeakUK professional partner so all staff get access to low cost great kit.
  • Our staff are the most qualified and importantly, experienced Instructors on the Island in what they do.
If you think you could enhance our staff team bringing energy and new ideas then contact us for an informal chat and a visit.

We are looking for a few awesome new Instructors…

We are really busy next year and we need only the best to help us maintain our reputation of being at the forefront of adventure activities. Isle of Wight Adventure Activities is the leading independent provider on the Isle of Wight. Our different sites across the Island provide the widest range of activities available.
The Island has the best surf on the South Coast, has some of the best sea kayaking in the UK on one of the most complicated tide systems in the World, has superb mountain bike trails, woodland and hills.
We are a non residential centre working with an extremely diverse client group – We provide outdoor education for schools and youth groups and we excel in delivering adventurous activities  to families, individuals and we also work with a large amount of adult only groups.
We are looking for 2 unique people to help us develop our activity and educational programmes for the 2014 season. We have a flexible start and finish dates but we would hope that as a minimum you would be available from late June to early September. Whilst the roles are seasonal initially, there are significant progression opportunities for the right person.
We don’t need you to have a long list of qualifications, what is much more important to us is that you are passionate about the outdoors and have a high skill level in at least two of the activities that we run. We have NGB National Trainers on our team and our training packages will enhance the skills you already have. With commitment and motivation you will be able to gain some, or if you are really committed, then all of the following whilst working for us:
  • WSA SUP L1 Sheltered Water
  • WSA SUP L2 Exposed Water
  • WSA Surf L1
  • REC L2 First Aid Award
  • BCU 2*
  • BCU 3* Sea
  • BCU 4* Sea Training
  • BCU Coastal Navigation Award
  • BCU SUP Foundation Module
  • BCU Coaching the Mind Foundation Module
  • RLSS Beach Lifeguard
  • In-House training in: Archery, Coasteering, Mountain Boarding and Bushcraft
We are a Registered Practitioner of IOL delivery centre so all our staff undertake the programme, or are supported through the APIOL if they are operating at that level.
Please note that we do not provide accommodation, however we may be able to assist you in finding somewhere suitable. A full and clean driving licence will be an advantage as there is a requirement to be able work in different locations across the Island.
Pay scale depends upon your experience and qualifications but will be between £12,875 and £14,560 pro rata.
Closing date for applications is Friday 29th January but when we find the right people the roles will be filled, so please apply early.
To apply please email a covering letter detailing all your experience and activity skills and a copy of your CV to carla@isleofwightactivities.co.uk please title your email – 2014 Instructors.