RYA Sailing & Windsurfing Instructor

Job Details

This role involves working with children aged 5 to 13 years delivering an action packed programme of activities on the water which will include sailing, windsurfing, paddle boarding and kayaking. Our watersports instructors are enthusiastic and motivated individuals who provide a really fun and varied programme that gets children excited about getting out on the water.

Main responsibilities

  • Ensure that our guests and their children benefit from the highest level of childcare and watersports instruction
  • Plan a variety of age and group size appropriate watersports activities each week
  • Be confident in dealing with guests
  • Liaise with our UK offices, the children’s club manager and other staff and work as a team

Abilities and expectations

  • An attitude whereby ‘nothing is too much trouble’
  • A passion for waersports and working with children
  • Safety conscious
  • Team player
  • Excellent self-motivation
  • Excellent guest relations and interpersonal skills
  • Outgoing and fun

Essential Requirements

  • RYA dinghy instructor (extremely desirable to have experience of teaching windsurfing as well)
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written)
  • Experience in teaching children a range of watersports
  • Excellent awareness of health and safety issues
  • Excellent self-motivation
  • Excellent people skills / customer service skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Water confident
  • Available for the whole season – May - September
  • UK/EU passport
  • UK/EU bank account

Desirable Attributes

  • RYA senior instructor
  • Previous experience of working overseas at a watersports centre
  • Motorised watersports experience/qualification
  • German speaker

Package and benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • Live out comfortable accommodation
  • Full insurance (covering you in and out of work)
  • Return travel to resort from the UK
  • Stylish uniform
  • Comprehensive training course

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