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Does the idea of helping young people achieve things they never dreamed give you a buzz?  Would you like to be part of a dynamic team that believes in doing rather than just talking?  Then we’d like to hear from you…


All of our jobs are advertised through our dedicated jobs site:  



Voluntary placements with the DofE

We sometimes offer exciting opportunities for voluntary placements within our various offices. 

Jobs with our partners

DofE Licensed Organisations often have vacancies for roles to support the DofE in their area – from DofE Managers who are the main contact with the DofE Charity, to development workers and administrators.  We publish them on this page when we are notified of them.

Please see below for details of any current vacancies and please ensure you apply direct to them.

If you are a Licensed Organisation or DofE centre with a current vacancy you'd like us to advertise (for free!), please email the details to webmaster@DofE.org.

Current partner vacancies

Director of Outdoor Education

King's School Ely, Cambridgeshire

for September 2015

An exceptional individual is required to oversee all aspects of Outdoor Education at King’s Ely, and primarily the Ely Scheme: possibly the best outdoor education programme in the country, from 1st September, 2015. It is essential that the appointee should have excellent qualifications across a range of outdoor education disciplines, as well as high level of interpersonal and organizational skills. The current Director is supported by a team of volunteers and coaches, headed by a Senior Instructor, who among other duties oversees the DofE award programme.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 11th February, with interviews to be held week commencing 2nd March. Application details are available on the school website and on TES Hirewire at: https://www.hirewire.co.uk/job/57672/.

King’s Ely is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.

The King’s School Ely is registered as a charity. Scheme reference no. 802427 A Company Limited by Guarantee: Registered in England no. 2440509


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