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As one of the largest and busiest residential Outdoor Activity Centres in the UK we pride ourselves on the dedication of our team of instructors and shore-based staff, who support and deliver a fantastic experience to everybody coming through the doors.

If you are enthusiastic about the outdoors and want to join our team, please check back here regularly for any job vacancies. Job opportunities will also be posted on our social media pages.


Instructional Development Programme

Plas Menai offers paid work placements of between 6 and 11 months providing you with valuable experience and additional outdoor instructor qualifications. 

The programme is open to anyone who holds at least one water-based instructor qualification. It includes a PAID monthly living allowance and full board and accommodation. Find more information here.

Freelance Instructors

During busy periods we do use freelance instructors. If you would like to be considered as part of our freelance instructor pool, please contact the Centre on 0300 300 3112 and ask for the Operations Manager or Chief Instructor.

Currently we have no Shore Based job opportunities available.

R140 - Seasonal Activity Instructor

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Posted: 07/01/2020 13:48
Salary: £22,174.92 - £24,447.85 per annum
Location: Plas Menai
Level: All Vacancies
Deadline: 20/04/2020 12:00
Hours: 37
Benefits: Standard
Job Type: Full Time

Activity Instructor – Plas Menai 


Salary:£22,174.92 – £24,447.85 per annum  

Hours: Post 1: 37 hours per week (8 Month Permanent Contract April – November) 

Post 2: 37 hours per week (8 Month Fixed Term Contract April – November 2020) 

Location:        Plas Menai, Caernarfon 

Closing date: 20th January 2020 at 12 noon 

Provisional Interview Date:  31st January 2020

Do you have what it takes to deliver the highest quality instruction and customer experience? If you do, Plas Menai has a great opportunity for you to join our Multi Activity Instructional Team.  


The Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre, Plas Menai is situated on the banks of the Menai Straits, a stone’s throw from Snowdonia National Park and the stunning coastline of Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsular. The Centre has been delivering a range of water and land-based activities for over 35 years and trains individuals who go on to work in the industry across the world. 


We have two opportunities for new seasonal instructors to join our instructional team. We have one permanent contract and a one year fixed-term contract available. 


You will possess at least 2 seasons experience working in the outdoor industry and hold at least three National Governing Body Instructional/Coaching qualifications (for example): 


  • RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor 

  • RYA Start Windsurf Instructor 

  • RYA Powerboat Instructor 

  • BCU L1 Coach 

  • SPA 

  • Mountain Bike Leader 


You will also need to be able to work alone as well as being a team player, have excellent communication skills and be able to evidence continuous professional development and have a passion for the outdoors. 


If you have the presence and personality to work in a high performing team as well as the passion and drive to succeed, then we would love to hear from you.  


For further information please visit our website  

To view an English Job Description please click here

To view a Welsh Job Description please click here 

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 



Currently we have no job opportunities available for our on site swimming pool