Children’s Watersports Instructor
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Children’s Watersports Instructor

Job description

This role involves working with children aged five 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

Package and benefits

  • 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

What we are looking for

Abilities and expectations

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

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 water sports
  • 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 – June to September
  • UK/EU passport

Desirable attributes

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

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 20/06/2018

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Closing date: Continuous recruitment


Additional job details


Competitive salary

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