• Horse Instructor

    Mounted Blessing, LLC
    Job Description

    Assistant Horseback Riding Instructor

    Mounted Blessing, LLC
    Lewisburg, WV 24901
    $18 an hour - Part-time
    Daily flat rate for setting up before lessons and cleaning up after lessons
     
    Job details
    Salary
    $18 an hour
    Job Type
    Part-time
    Number of hires for this role
    1

    Qualifications

    •  
      • High school or equivalent (Required)
     
     

    Full Job Description

    Mounted Blessing, LLC
     
    113 Chestnut Flats Road
     
    Lewisburg, WV 24901
     
    304-497-2793
     
    Owner and Founder: Sigrid House
     
    Website: www.letsridewv.com
     
    Mounted Blessing, LLC Riding School is a located in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains near Lewisburg, West Virginia. We require an Assistant Riding Instructor to teach beginner level riding lessons. Lessons focus on the English Discipline. This is a part-time position requiring 2 weekday teaching sessions per week after school is dismissed. This position has the potential to develop into a long-term position. Applicants need to be energetic, patient, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic. Interpersonal and teaching skills are a must for this position.
     
    The following job duties are:
     
    • Develop lesson plans that accompany our teaching philosophy; training provided
    • Set up arena for lessons
    • Conduct technical, challenging and fun horseback riding lessons for beginner and intermediate horseback riders.
    • Guide occasional trail rides for students
    • Care for lesson horses
    • Teach mainly beginner riders with the potential to teach intermediate level
    • Set up before lessons and clean up after lessons
    • Available 2 weekdays per week in the Fall and Spring seasons (up to 26 weeks per year)
    Requirements of the applicant:
     
    • 5 years of equestrian teaching experience
    • Proper horsemanship knowledge and skill
    • Emphasis on safety inside and outside of the arena is essential
    • Requires continual standing and moving for up to 7 hours at a time
    • Be able to work outdoors during various types of weather
    • Lift and carry arena obstacles up to 50lbs of weight
    Start date: August 16, 2021
     
    Our farm is situated in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Greenbrier County is a special place with events going on nearly all the time. Downtown Lewisburg is unique, active and attractive. Our farm is located 15 minutes North of Interstate 64. It has an 85X145 outdoor arena and operates with 5 lessons horses.
     
    Job Type: Part-time
     
    Pay: $18.00 per hour
     
    Benefits:
     
    • Flexible schedule
    Schedule:
     
    • Monday to Friday
    Supplemental Pay:
     
    • Tips
    COVID-19 considerations:
    All activities are outdoors and masks are not required by instructors or students.  Mask wearing is optional.
     
    Ability to commute/relocate:
     
    • Lewisburg, WV 24901: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
    Education:
     
    • High school or equivalent (Required)
    Experience:
     
    • equestrian teaching: 5 years (Preferred)
    Work Location:
     
    • One location
    Work Remotely:
     
    • No
    Contact Information
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