Instructor - Mountain Biking: Glenmore Lodge

Permanent, 37 hours p/w (neg)

Grade 4, £34,099 FTE

Are you ready to inspire adventure and join the UK’s most experienced team of instructors?

sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. We operate three national centres and the Scottish Avalanche Information Service, all of which are managed independently within the sportscotland Trust Company.

 sportscotland’s national centre Glenmore Lodge is Scotland’s National Outdoor Training Centre, where we focus primarily on:

  • Supporting and developing leaders.
  • Empowering and promoting lifelong participation in adventure/outdoor activities
  • Sharing information and serving the outdoor community.

To be considered for this post.  You must be a passionate and active biker who is experienced in, or ready to deliver, training at the highest level.  You will require a significant amount of personal experience and hold national level qualifications. MBLA MBL or BC Level 3 Leadership are essential and experience and/or qualifications in coaching are desirable.

Other outdoor qualifications and expertise are of interest but not essential.  The ability to work within our team is essential and experience of national working forums desirable. Your role will involve mentoring the wider workforce and leading key aspects of our national centre work.  Organising your wider responsibilities, experience of office technologies, alongside high-quality customer focussed delivery is essential for this role.

In return sportscotland offers a competitive salary, a great pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to join a dynamic team supporting the development of a world class sporting system in Scotland and helping everyone in Scotland enjoy sport at every stage of life.

Women are under represented within this area of our organisation and we would like to encourage applications from female candidates.

Job description

To apply for this role, a CV and cover letter should be emailed to  The CV should include; previous employment, academic and outdoor qualifications and any NGB tutor/director status. The covering letter should be 1500 words and provide details of relevant experience, principal achievements, personal qualities and values and explain how you meet the criteria for this role.

If you have any difficulties because of a disability, please get in touch and we will discuss how we can support you.

Closing date for completed applications is 28 February 2019

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 25 & 26 March 2019

Date published: 08 February 2019
Date updated: 08 February 2019


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