When you join PGL as a live-on Paddlesports Instructor, staying at one of our 14 stunning locations across the UK, you’ll earn up to £441 a week with your food and accommodation taken care of. With no additional bills, all you have to worry about is enjoying your amazing new job! Also, there’s never been a better time to join, as when you commit to a full season with PGL you’ll also receive a £500* thank you bonus!
Our Paddlesports Instructor role is for anyone who enjoys being active in the outdoors, has a passion for paddlesport and is able to provide effective instruction, leadership, support and encouragement to a group of guests. This is the perfect job if you want to work with children in the future, start a career in the outdoors or just have a great experience whilst making new friends and working as a team.
The Paddlesports Instructor job offers you an excellent first step in the industry if you are a British Canoeing qualified Paddle Sports Instructor, or if you have an interest in working with children and gaining the British Canoeing Paddle Sports Instructor award, PGL will put you through the qualification.
As a PGL Paddlesports Instructor, you will split your time between leading paddling sessions and taster activity sessions in our core land based activities.
What we are looking for
You'll need to already hold your ‘British Canoeing Paddle Sports Instructor’ award to be considered for this role (or be available to attend one of our British Canoeing training courses early in the year). We offer a comprehensive British Canoeing development programme to help you further your paddling career. We're looking for people who have previous experience of working or volunteering with young people, with boundless energy and a real love of all things outdoors. Our Paddlesports Instructors need to be committed to excellent customer service and be passionate about sharing their love of paddling with our guests.
In your new role as a Paddlesports Instructor, you’ll receive a monthly wage of up to £1,916. Opting in to our fantastic on-site meals and accommodation packages allow you to benefit even more from your PGL experience, and with no further bills to worry about it’s an excellent way to save.
Your uniform is provided for you, and we offer a 20% discount to our colleagues in all our on-site stores.
PGL provide a thrilling, supportive environment, allowing our staff to have a one of a kind experience while fostering their future. We offer a comprehensive British Canoeing development programme alongside other training and qualifications opportunities, funded by PGL, encouraging you to develop your career.
Successful applicants are required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure, which PGL will pay for. You need to possess the legal right to live and work in the UK to be considered for employment with PGL. PGL is committed to the principles of equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sectors of the community.
* To be eligible for the bonus, you will need to start with PGL before the end of May 2022 and work through until the end of our operating season. You will receive £250 in your first month’s pay after completing your probationary period, and the second £250 payment will be made in your final month’s pay.