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6 Feb 2020

Casual Horse Riding Instructor

Horses in Mind – Posted by HIM Hemmant, Queensland, Australia

Job Description

Horses in Mind is a non-profit riding school and agistment facility located in Hemmant, approximately 30 mins from the Brisbane CBD. We offer group riding lessons, horsemanship clinics and a Horse Assisted Learning program accessible to those with funding under the NDIS. We are looking for multiple people to fill the following duties:

Grooming, tacking, administering basic medication, feeding out and general maintenance of horses and yard as well as one or both of the following:

Instructing private and group lessons, teaching beginner to intermediate riders on the flat and over small fences. 

Coaching Horse Assisted Learning (HAL) lessons (1:1 or 1:2 student to coach ratios), teaching beginner to intermediate riders with a range of specialised needs including: sensory processing difficulties, ADD/ADHD, ASD, non-verbal/mixed communication, partial sight. 

The focus of teaching at HIM is creativity and personal development rather than competition or traditional equitation. The successful candidate will be able to think on their feet and teach creative, engaging, activity based lessons and does not necessarily require advanced knowledge of dressage or equitation. 

No special qualifications or experience is necessary to coach the HAL lessons, though experience with people with disabilities will be highly valued.

Essential criteria:

Both positions:

  • Ability to work safely with horses and complete beginners
  • Experience working with children
  • Knowledge of horse health and care
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Have your own transport

Lesson Instructor:

  • Experience teaching horse-riding 
  • Over 21 years of age

If you are interested in working at HIM, can commit to a minimum of 10 hours a week (we operate lessons 7.30am-6.30pm M-Sa), and are confident you fulfill the essential criteria for one or both positions, please send your CV and a cover letter to Rebecca at:

How to Apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter to Rebecca at:

Job Categories: Instructor. Job Types: Casual. Job Tags: coach, instructor, and riding school. Salaries: On Application/ See Job Ad.

Job expires in 90 days.

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