Job Opportunity - Outward Bound Oman

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Has one of your 2016 dreams been to work for Outward Bound Oman? Your dream could come true. We are thrilled to be posting this job listing for our friends at Outward Bound Oman. Here is the full job description:

Are you looking for a rewarding job that makes a real difference to young people’s lives?

Established by Ministerial Decision, Outward Bound Oman is an international, educational foundation that uses the outdoors as a classroom to develop individuals and create effective teams. Outward Bound is the global leader in outdoor learning, and operates in six continents. Outward Bound Oman has been set up to inspire, challenge and develop young people in Oman. Due to rapid growth, we are looking to appoint the following staff to join our team:

Trainee Outdoor Education Instructors

You will lead, inspire and work with teams of young people, and corporate employees to develop their personal and interpersonal skills. Our challenging and adventurous courses, which are between 3-10 days in length, are based entirely out of doors, in the desert and mountains of Oman. If you are physically fit, and enjoy the outdoor environment, and have a genuine interest in working with young people, then this could be the job for you. Please note that the ability to speak fluent Arabic is essential for this job. 

The ideal candidate will:

  • be well educated, preferably an Omani national, aged between 20-35 years old
  • be fluent in written and spoken Arabic and English
  • have a high level of physical fitness, be able to swim, and have a clean driving license
  • have good interpersonal skills
  • enjoy travelling, and have experience in the outdoors
  • be a self motivated, outstanding role model, with good time management skills

Full training will be given once appointed. Chosen applicants will spend several weeks training at an Outward Bound school outside of Oman as part of their professional development. All posts carry an attractive salary, and are open to both male and female applicants. Please visit our website for more information about Outward Bound -

CVs must be accompanied by a covering letter explaining why you would like to work for Outward Bound Oman, and should be sent to Salwa Al Balushi at by March 3rd 2016. 


Outward Bound Oman, Startup Oman


Trainee Outdoor Education Instructors