Activity and Seasonal Instructors 2022

Recruiting now for 2022 Seasonal and Freelance Instructors!

  • Do you love the outdoors and enjoy leading adventurous activities?
  • Do you have a natural affinity for teaching new skills to youngsters in an exciting, engaging and exhilarating way?
  • Do you enjoy seeing people achieve more than they ever thought possible?
  • Do you want to work for a successful and expanding company who value their team members?

We are looking for confident, friendly and motivated instructors to deliver safe and fun outdoor activities in Dorset. Ideally, you will have experience working with youth groups, schools and adults in the outdoors.

Contact Jess at for more information.


Qualification Requirements


  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • 16 Hour First Aid Certificate
  • Enhanced DBS Certificate dated within the last 3 years

Plus at least one of the following

  • Rock Climbing Instructor
  • British Canoeing Paddlesports Leader or Sheltered Water Coach
  • ERCA High and Low Ropes Instructor
  • Lowland Leader Award or above


  • Coasteering Guide Experience
  • Sea Kayak Leader Award
  • Archery GB Instructor
  • DofE Supervisor and DofE Assessor
  • D1 Licence + CPC


What We Offer

Rate of Pay

A – Instructing only – £400 per week, £80 per day
B – Instructing AND Overnights – £700 per week, £140 per day

Pay is based on a 5-day week, if you do more than two overnights in any week, you will be on £700 for the week. If you do two or less, the rate will be £140 per day followed by £80 per day for the remaining days.



A – Normal working hours for instructing only 08.30 – 17.00.
B – Normal working hours for instructing and overnights 08.30 Monday morning – 17.00 Friday afternoon inclusive.



28th March – 30th September 2022 (with potential further work)



Subsidised accommodation is available at our residential base in Swanage. Our base is within easy walking distance to the town, beach and many sea-cliff climbing venues.


Training Opportunities

Instructors with Cumulus are offered extensive training opportunities throughout the season.

In 2021 our instructing team received support through the following awards:

  • Level 3 Education and Training
  • ERCA High and Low Ropes Instructor
  • RLSS Beach Lifeguard
  • FREC 3 (First Responder)
  • 16 hour Outdoor First Aid

We provide full in-house training for Coasteering and Bushcraft.


If you would like to find out more information, please call Jess on 01929 422480 or email