Outdoor Education Assistant (FIF09433)

11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Contract Type: Temporary until 16 September 2018

Working pattern: working 5 days out of 7 and 3 weekends per 4 weeks

Interview date: Tuesday 30 January 2018

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on this link and the attached Job Pack. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for. The main terms and conditions of employment are also available via the above link.

To support the day-to-day operations of Lochore Meadows Outdoor Education Centre while also contributing to the work of Outdoor Education Fife as a group leader.

Fife Council pays the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate to employees earning less than £8.51 per hour. If the hourly rate of pay for the post is less than the Scottish Local Government Living Wage Rate a supplement will be paid.


At least 1 relevant NGB award or equivalent experience in Paddlesports (e.g UKCC L1 Coach) or Mountain Biking (e.g Trail Cycle Leader)

First Aid Award (2 day)

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.


Provide logistical support such as boat driving, cleaning, repairs and issue of equipment from stores.

Provide public water safety and equipment hire

Working with children's and adult groups including leading groups in sole charge according to skills, experience and training.

The Individual

You should have significant personal interest and current experience of relevant outdoor activities and have worked with a wide cross section of people (voluntary or paid).

You should be able to carry out a variety of repair and maintenance work including bike and boat repairs.

You should have the ability to follow complex instructions, stay calm and work well under pressure and deal with confrontation. You will need to use your initiative as and when required.

In Fife Council how we work matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:
  • Take ownership
  • Focus on customers
  • Work together
  • Embrace technology & information
  • Deliver results

For Further Information Please Contact: Ali Dreyer on 01592 583388 or email

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