Join our fantastic team at one of the UK’s top outdoor education centres near Tunbridge Wells on the Kent/East Sussex border.

Seasonal and Full Time Instructors

We have now met our instructor staff requirements this year.  The next opportunity to apply will be October 2020.  Please see the advert below if you freelance.

Join our fantastic team at one of the UK’s top outdoor education centres based near Tunbridge Wells.

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and experienced instructors who are passionate about outdoor learning and who will add quality to an excellent team.

If you are already thinking about next years employment, please send us your CV.

Catering and House-Keeping General Assistant

General Assistants required for our busy catering and housekeeping department. Summer roles for students also available.

Role 1: Term time role, immediate start, 8.15am to 2pm Monday to Friday, with optional additional hours available during busy periods.

Role 2: 20 hours per week, annualised contract including evenings and weekends with additional hours available during busy periods, hours allocated via a monthly rota.

Duties to include serving and assisting during meal service, vegetable preparation, laying tables, washing up, loading and unloading the dishwasher and cleaning bedrooms and bathrooms.

Please send an e-mail detailing relevant experience and contact details to

Freelance Facilitators/Instructors

Bowles offers high quality residential programmes for schools & colleges, outdoor activities for the public and Learning and Development Programmes for businesses and organisations.

Bowles is looking for established outdoor professionals who are used to working with a range of clients from both corporate and educational settings. Qualifications (SPA, D1+E, APIOL) are valuable but more importantly we are looking for educators/facilitators with a friendly personality who are reliable, flexible and have a breadth of experience. Facilitation & reviewing skills within a professional development context would be advantageous.

If you live further afield we may be able to offer accommodation for a block of work.
Please send us a covering letter and CV outlining your experience and qualifications to

Bowles Outdoor Leader Training

We offer a fantastic training course for aspiring outdoor instructors.  The next opportunity to apply will be October 2020.  For full details on BOLT, please visit our Bowles Outdoor Leader Training (BOLT) page.