Rockcity Climbing Centre in Hull has just started a £250,000 expansion/refurbishment and is looking for an experienced and qualified Head Climbing Instructor and Coach to head up our team of Instructors and Coaches and work alongside the Centre Manager in expanding the range of services offered at Rockcity, including a Youth Development Squad. For more details of the centre please visit http://rockcity.co.uk/
Instructing across the range of climbing lessons and activities offered at Rockcity.
Delivering NICAS across all levels
Assisting with the training and development of other instructors
Assisting with the development of course syllabus
Basic Route Setting duties and assisting our professional route setters in preparing walls prior to their visits.
Qualifications and Experience Required
A minimum of CWA /SPA.
FUNdamentals 1,2 and PT.
Foundation Coach Award.
Prior knowledge and delivery of all NICAS levels is required.
Coaching experience to an advanced level.
Other Qualifications and Experience that is desirable
Development Coach Award
Performance Coach Award
Climbing Wall Leading Award
IRATA or Route Setting Course
This permanent position is available either as full time or part time to suit the best applicant. Hours will be across any day of the week with most hours being on evenings and weekends when the centre is busy.
Applications must be made by email with the subject entitled 'Head Instructor Job Application' click firstname.lastname@example.org and include a full employment CV and a climbing CV. Ideally the successful applicant will already be leading F7's and boulder Font 7's.
Salary starts at a minimum of £20,000 pro rata with a higher rate for a more qualified and experienced successful applicant to be negotiated.
When we are looking for a trainee instructor with a chip on his shoulder we will bear you in mind. If you read the advert properly it states a minimum of £20K. The minimum qualifications are very basic too and the general idea was that those with the right skill set would command a higher salary.
Only once 'in post' do we spend money on improving the skills of our employees.