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Activity Instructors

  • Job Location

    Ford Castle, Northumberland

  • Start date

    March 2020 Starts Available

  • Duration

    Various Contract Lengths

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive Salary + Accommodation + WiFi + Sky TV + Access to Staff Cars


If you are looking with the chance to work in a unique environment whilst leading activities, then our outdoor activity center is for you!

Ford Castle in a medieval grade 1 Listed castle nestled within the Northumbrian countryside. We offer a range of exciting and invigorating activities onsite and offsite whilst also inviting our visitors to experience the various excursions within the local area.

We are looking for Activity Instructors who have previous experience in a similar environment, and that have some qualifications in High Ropes, Archery & Fencing.

The role requires Instructors to lead sessions both onsite & offsite as well as excursions within the local area whilst always acting in a professional & safe manner. The role will also include being involved in evening entertainments ensuring all visitors enjoy their time with us. As well as assisting at mealtimes & Housekeeping when required.

The Ideal candidates will be able to lead sessions confidently on their own but also be able to work as part of a team. They will need be punctual, be able to adapt & use their initiative.
You must be at least 18 Years old to apply & all successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check. The Role is seasonal however for the right candidates we may offer future opportunities depending on performance.


  • Age 18 and above
  • Ability to work with staff, teachers and children of all ages
  • A 'can do' attitude and willingness to pitch in with day to day running of the castle
  • Experience of working with children and/or in the hospitality industry
  • Able to live on site at the castle through the season (accommodation provided at subsidies rates)
  • Enthusiastic team player
  • Willing to undergo DBS check
  • Experience of working at activity centres (Desirable)
  • Formal qualifications including GNAS, BFA, First Aid, Safeguarding & DBS (Desirable)

About us

Ford Castle is a medieval castle set in the rolling countryside of Northumberland, with exciting activities hidden within the grounds.

We provide group activity holidays for children who will adventure and explore their way
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