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Premier Post - Rockcity Head Instructor / Coach

L Rockcity - on 28 Jul 2014

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/

Duties/Responsibilities

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 mark@rockcity.co.uk 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.
Post edited at 13:43
andrewyoung99 - on 01 Aug 2014
In reply to Rockcity:

For a salary of only 20k you should expect the employer (Rockcity) to provide the training for you.
L Rockcity - on 02 Aug 2014
In reply to andrewyoung99:

Hi Andrew

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.
Doghouse - on 03 Aug 2014
In reply to Rockcity:
> (In reply to andrewyoung99)
>
> Hi Andrew
>
> When we are looking for a trainee instructor with a chip on his shoulder we will bear you in mind.


How to make friends and influence people... . . . :-/
L ClimbOneNight - on 03 Aug 2014
In reply to Rockcity:

This is an absolutely excellent climbing centre, just a shame about the owner. I wonder why there's been so many staff over the years....
andrewyoung99 - on 05 Aug 2014
In reply to Rockcity:

Ummm...thanks. Was just making sure that qualified people didn't sell themselves short; 20K would be a tough salary to survive on.

I'm sure all your applicants will have an agreed schedule of training based on time served agreed at the interview?

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