We are an AIRE approved Riding School offering trekking, riding lessons, pony camps, trail riding holidays and beach rides. During the summer months we teach riding to English language students from Donegal Language School. We have an outdoor 50m x 30m arena, a small indoor arena and a jumping paddock with show jumps and cross-country schooling fences. The business is open all year round, but our trade is mainly seasonal June - September. There are no stables, so the ponies are brought in from the nearby fields each day to the Equestrian Centre. With direct access on to the beach at Tullan Strand part of the Wild Atlantic Way, our most popular rides are our 1 or 2 hour beach rides. We run rides to suit all levels of rider. The trails are incredibly scenic with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and seascape. Bundoran is a very popular tourism destination offering plenty of outdoor activities along with a vibrant nightlife.
We are looking for an instructor with good experience of working in a riding school environment. You must hold a minimum of BHS stage 2 with PTT (or equivalent). Must have uptodate first aid, safeguarding children certificates and will have to complete Garda Vetting. This job is on a full time temporary contract from 1st June - 1st September. Start and finish dates to be agreed to suit. 5 Day week with 2 days off together.
You will be involved in the coaching of clients may of which are children and novice adults. You will need patience, good communication skills and enjoy working with children and teenagers. You will also be expected to work as part of small team helping out with general yard duties as needed.
You must be a good worker and be able to work on own initiative and to have an outgoing and bubbly personality.
We do not have on site staff accommodation.
Salary negotiable for right applicant.
Required Key Skills
Working with children
Contact 087 1770390 or 071 9841977 . Donegal Equestrian Centre, Finner Road, Bundoran, Co Donegal.