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We are now recruiting instructors for our 2024 season!

Do you love working in the outdoors? Love working with enthusiastic young minds? Want to help develop people and help them reach their full potential? If the answer is yes then this could be the ideal job for you. What we offer:

  • Opportunities to gain a range of qualifications- First Aid, Paddle Sport Instructor, Archery Instructor, Bell Boat Helm, plus others
  • Thorough Induction process including training on our High Ropes Course
  • Work with a diverse range of clients.
  • Opportunities to develop ongoing group programs.
  • Quality outdoor uniform.
  • Professional development workshops.
  • Further opportunities to take different key roles within the organisation.

Who are we....

Located on the River Soar, Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre is a vibrant, friendly place providing land and water based activities and courses to people from the local area and beyond.

We have over 27,000 users per year, aged from 5yrs upwards of all abilities and background. Our users include:


  • Activate After School Club
  • Schools and Colleges
  • Holiday Schemes
  • Families and individuals
  • Corporate training. 
  • LOPC also provides a diverse annual coach education programme for land and water activities.
Typical Duties
  • Assisting and then eventually leading activities
  • Assisting with the cleaning and maintenance of equipment and site
  • Liaising with customers and other members of staff

Essential Information

Hourly rate: Pay is dependant on qualifications and experience, starting at the national living wage.

Contracted hours are negotiable. We are looking for instructors to work either full or part time, or casual hours, or weekend work. Please state your preferred working hours with your application.

Applications Closing Date: Applications for seasonal contracts are closed, if you wish to work for us on a freelance basis please get in contact.

Interview Date: TBC, we will schedule a time/date you are available.

Start Date: To be discussed on interview 

Contract End Date: 31st October 2024

Please send applications to David Robinson –

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Registered Charity Number: 1074671 | Ofsted Registration Number: 226869

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