Have you got what it takes to be a Skywalk Instructor?

We rely on people who provide experiences.  From safety briefings to encouragement and celebration, our staff make Skywalk Adventure the exciting and fun experience we have already created on the ski slopes of Esher.   If this is you, then read on.

The instructor’s role is to assist in successfully running the adventure including the care of the equipment, managing facilities, health and safety, customer care and a little bit of administration.

You will need to successfully complete our in-house training programme and work unsupervised at height.  You will need to adhere to all applicable health and safety rules and must be over 18 years of age.

Your day to day role will include the instruction of all of the Skywalk Adventure activities and ensuring every single customer has a wonderful day.

About Us

Skywalk Adventure provides treetop adventures.   Our first course launches in Esher, Surrey in February 2017.  With stunning views over Surrey and London and a course that crisscrosses the ski slopes.

We have a background of sports coaching and outdoor pursuits within Sandown Sports, where the Esher course is located.

The Role

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Welcome customers and prepare them to take part on the course

Ensure Skywalk Adventure participants have completed relevant paperwork and comply with company rules and policies

Fit, remove and inspect harness and PPE correctly

Demonstrate the safe system of operation of the course

Instruct and brief customers in the safety procedures and the safe way of using the course

Confirm participants competence to continue beyond the briefing stage

Monitor every participant individually through the briefing stage and subsequent site

Patrol the course; ensure all participants are safely conducting themselves, assisting participants where necessary, talking participants through elements whilst they are on the course if they are in difficulty, carrying out emergency drills in accordance with company directives and training

Do everything, within reason, to minimise customer complaint and maximise customer satisfaction

Ensure safe operation of the course

Report and record all accidents and incidents

Carry out course checks and record/report findings

Apply first aid when required

Help with customer bookings and enquiries

Conduct course maintenance checks

Comply with the Company handbook

What we require from you


Safety conscious, with professional attitude, able to work unsupervised and use initiative

Drive and enthusiasm with a ‘we love the customer’ attitude

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance

Ability to work under pressure with high energy levels

Must like working outdoors and have a good head for heights

Diligence and attention to detail

Own transport

Basic First Aid Certificate (we can help with training for the right person)

Must be able to perform all physical duties


Previous instructional experience

Health & Safety experience

To live close to the course

Coaching or Training knowledge

Climbing/high ropes experience

Practical DIY & maintenance skills

Marketing and sales experience

Experience of or in working with Corporate  clients

Computer literate

More stuff you need to know

Reports to The Site Manager

Fixed term, for one season only. The core season will be April to October.    Extensions for weekends and holidays may be offered

A range of contracted hours are available, both full and part time.

Weekend and bank holidays are standard working days.

Hours will be rostered by the Site Manager

Hourly Rate: £8.50 per hour

Holiday Entitlement: You will be paid 12.07% of the hours you have worked in a quarter as additional remuneration, at the end of each calendar quarter,  which is the same a statutory holiday entitlement.

We will provide full in-house training.