The Scots College is an innovative and creative teaching and learning environment for boys T-12. We pride ourselves on our quest for excellence, our faith and tradition and a culture of leadership through teams for both our students and staff.Our Glengarry campus, is an extended stay and outdoor experiential education campus, located in the pristine Kangaroo Valley, two hours south west of Sydney. It provides a distinctive learning environment in which Year 9 boys discover the tools they need to grow into fine young men.Glengarry's residential program is a unique, expansive experience that accelerates boys; social development and it is renowned as a rite of passage into manhood.We offer outstanding opportunities for professional development, a supportive work environment and new experiences.About the role:We are seeking an exceptional Outdoor Education Instructor to join our dynamic Glengarry team. Full time and part time opportunities are available, with 3 year contracts on offer.Meals are included each day as is access to College facilities such as the gym, mountain bike trails, and use of outdoor equipment (upon request). Outdoor Staff will be provided with a full outdoor uniform including a rain jacket. They will also be provided with a tent, sleeping bag, trangia, hike pack and sunscreen. First Aid kits are supplied by the college and audited by our on site registered nursing team. Allowances for hike boots, bike helmet, bike servicing and replacement parts are incorporated into the salary package. Staff are required to supply their own mountain bike. Outstanding professional development opportunities are also on offer, along with a competitive remuneration package. Essential requirements:Certificate IV, Diploma or Degree in Outdoor RecreationWilderness First Aid Certificate (course may be offered by the College).Certificate IV, Diploma in Outdoor Recreation or a Degree in Outdoor Education with recognised competency in at least three of the following areas: Bushwalking, Navigation, Mountain Biking, Flat water canoeing/kayaking, Abseil natural and artificial surfaces, Climbing natural and artificial surfaces, Caving, Sea Kayaking, Canyoning, SurfingDemonstrated experience of at least three years working in the Outdoor Education industryLight Rigid Licence (or willing to obtain prior to commencing employment)Royal Life Saving Bronze MedallionDesirable criteria to be considered:Previous Boarding/Residential experience and/or Teaching Qualifications are desirableAn active interest in outdoor education activities and experiential learning.Ability to drive manual vehicleWe are looking for someone who is:A confident and collaborative team player and an excellent communicatorProactive and innovativeCommitted to one's own ongoing learningReady to infuse the Christian ethos into teaching practiceProfessional and has personal integrityFlexible and open to changeWilling to work flexible hours and weekend days as the job and program requires.Further InformationThe College has a strong Christian mission and provides a dynamic educational experience, inspiring our Scots boys to become fine young men of integrity and principle who support each other in their quest for excellence. Strong and positive values are integral to our College and we aim to build a culture of respect in our community towards God, others, self and our environment by aligning our policies and practices with Christian principles.Candidates must demonstrate a positive support for the Christian values of a Presbyterian GPS School.Pre-employment checksAll applicants must have a current NSW Working with Children Clearance. Information on obtaining a Working with Children Clearance Number can be found at https://www.ocg.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check.How to applyTo learn more about this position, and to apply, please visit our website: https://www.tsc.nsw.edu.au/careers-at-scots/Please register your interest as soon as possible.The Scots College reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.  AUD Kangaroo Valley 2577

Outdoor Education Instructor - Glengarry Campus

  • An opportunity to join one of Australia's leading Independent boys schools
  • Join a supportive and dynamic team
  • Be part of an extended stay and outdoor experiential education campus!

The Scots College is an innovative and creative teaching and learning environment for boys T-12. We pride ourselves on our quest for excellence, our faith and tradition and a culture of leadership through teams for both our students and staff.

Our Glengarry campus, is an extended stay and outdoor experiential education campus, located in the pristine Kangaroo Valley, two hours south west of Sydney. It provides a distinctive learning environment in which Year 9 boys discover the tools they need to grow into fine young men.

Glengarry's residential program is a unique, expansive experience that accelerates boys; social development and it is renowned as a rite of passage into manhood.

We offer outstanding opportunities for professional development, a supportive work environment and new experiences.

About the role:

We are seeking an exceptional Outdoor Education Instructor to join our dynamic Glengarry team. Full time and part time opportunities are available, with 3 year contracts on offer.

Meals are included each day as is access to College facilities such as the gym, mountain bike trails, and use of outdoor equipment (upon request). 

Outdoor Staff will be provided with a full outdoor uniform including a rain jacket. They will also be provided with a tent, sleeping bag, trangia, hike pack and sunscreen. 

First Aid kits are supplied by the college and audited by our on site registered nursing team. 

Allowances for hike boots, bike helmet, bike servicing and replacement parts are incorporated into the salary package. 

Staff are required to supply their own mountain bike. 

Outstanding professional development opportunities are also on offer, along with a competitive remuneration package. 

Essential requirements:

  • Certificate IV, Diploma or Degree in Outdoor Recreation
  • Wilderness First Aid Certificate (course may be offered by the College).
  • Certificate IV, Diploma in Outdoor Recreation or a Degree in Outdoor Education with recognised competency in at least three of the following areas: Bushwalking, Navigation, Mountain Biking, Flat water canoeing/kayaking, Abseil natural and artificial surfaces, Climbing natural and artificial surfaces, Caving, Sea Kayaking, Canyoning, Surfing
  • Demonstrated experience of at least three years working in the Outdoor Education industry
  • Light Rigid Licence (or willing to obtain prior to commencing employment)
  • Royal Life Saving Bronze Medallion


Desirable criteria to be considered:

  • Previous Boarding/Residential experience and/or Teaching Qualifications are desirable
  • An active interest in outdoor education activities and experiential learning.
  • Ability to drive manual vehicle


We are looking for someone who is:

  • A confident and collaborative team player and an excellent communicator
  • Proactive and innovative
  • Committed to one's own ongoing learning
  • Ready to infuse the Christian ethos into teaching practice
  • Professional and has personal integrity
  • Flexible and open to change
  • Willing to work flexible hours and weekend days as the job and program requires.


Further Information

The College has a strong Christian mission and provides a dynamic educational experience, inspiring our Scots boys to become fine young men of integrity and principle who support each other in their quest for excellence. Strong and positive values are integral to our College and we aim to build a culture of respect in our community towards God, others, self and our environment by aligning our policies and practices with Christian principles.

Candidates must demonstrate a positive support for the Christian values of a Presbyterian GPS School.

Pre-employment checks

All applicants must have a current NSW Working with Children Clearance. Information on obtaining a Working with Children Clearance Number can be found at https://www.ocg.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check.

How to apply

To learn more about this position, and to apply, please visit our website: https://www.tsc.nsw.edu.au/careers-at-scots/

Please register your interest as soon as possible.

The Scots College reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

 

  • Posted Date 17 Jun 2024
  • Location Kangaroo Valley
    NSW / Australia
  • Industry Education & Training
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided