Dog Training Instructor

Job title: Dog Training Instructor

Community based in and are York and Bielby area


35 hours a week; Monday – Friday

Salary:                                £24,395 - £28,700 (upon qualification) per annum 

*18 month fixed term contract

What we do

National charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, which trains dogs to transform the lives of deaf people, is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Dog Training Instructor in and around the York and Bielby area.

What you will be doing

Working as a Dog Training instructor you will be fully responsible and accountable for overseeing the entire training lifecycle from puppyhood to the moment they qualify as a Hearing Dog.  This is a highly rewarding role where you can directly impact a person’s life.

What you will need to succeed

  • We are looking for a self-motivated and positive individual with practical and theoretical experience in dog training and behaviour, with skills in teaching, mentoring and coaching people.

  • The ability to develop and train dogs using the skills of our volunteers is essential so we are looking for someone who finds value in working with both people and dogs and is driven by the overall goal to help train more dogs for deaf people.

  • You will need resilience and a high degree of efficiency to be a successful Dog Training Instructor.

  • Preferably be educated to degree level or equivalent in the relevant subject area.

  • A full clean UK driving licence. 

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you.

How to apply

If you are interested in working with us in this varied and immensely rewarding job, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how you'd be perfect for the role to


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Closing date & interviews

  • Closing date for applications is 31st July 2024

  • First stage interviews w/c 12th August 2024