Seasonal Activities Instructor

  • Alltnacriche, Aviemore

  • Salary: £14,025* per annum pro rata, plus accommodation

  • Fixed Term Contract: 14th February for 9 months

  • Closing date:   17th January 2022

  • Interview dates: 25th and 26th January 2022 (the interview will take place over both dates)

Scripture Union Scotland is a registered charity that helps all of Scotland’s children and young people explore the significance of Jesus Christ for their lives. We currently have a vacancy for an Activities Instructor to be based at our Alltnacriche centre, near Aviemore. Alltnacriche is set in 17 acres of grounds with accommodation for 58 guests.

Working as part of the staff team you will deliver the range of activities being offered by the centre. You will provide activity instruction and maintain the activity equipment and infrastructure. Working with the Chief Instructor you will help to develop the range and quality of activities we offer.

During school residential experiences you will be involved in all aspects of caring for our guests, including some evening work, and you will be required to hold the duty phone overnight approximately once a week. You will also be involved in the maintenance of our facilities and equipment.

Applicants for this post should have at least 2 years experience of instructing activities and hold at least two NGB Awards (one of which should be RCI/SPA/CWA) and training towards another NGB as well as holding a current first aid certificate. Further NGB awards in the following would be beneficial: Canoeing (open boat or kayak), mountain biking, hill-walking or archery.

For this post, it is important that you are committed to SU Scotland’s ethos, working principles and vision and are able to demonstrate this through your commitment and motivation.  It is also an Occupational Requirement (Equality Act - part 1, schedule 9), that the post-holder is a committed Christian.

The successful applicant will be required to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Scheme and the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory PVG Scheme Disclosure.

If you wish to submit an application for this post please do so as soon as possible as we are keen for you to start.

Further information and an application pack can be downloaded below.

Alternatively, email or phone us on 0141 352 7634.

Closing date:   17th January 2022

Interview dates: 25th and 26th January 2022 (the interview will take place over both dates)


*(NMW, rate if 18-20 £12,792)


Scripture Union Scotland is an equitable employer and operates a child protection policy.

Scottish Charity No. SC011222