Jobs - People wanted 

The adverts below are for staff wanted at RYA Recognised Training Centres.

The adverts use information supplied to the RYA by the advertisers. The advertiser is solely responsible for ensuring that the content of the advertisement is compliant with all applicable laws and regulatory standards.

Marine Society and Sea Cadets

Job title
Chief Instructor
Location
Sea Cadet Training Centre Caledonia, Rosyth, KY11 2XH
Job Type
Freelance
Salary
£18,000 gross per annum

MSSC (Marine Society & Sea Cadets) is a friendly and focused place to work. As the governing body for Sea Cadets, we aim to give young people the best possible head start in life through nautical adventure and fun.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Instructor to deliver high quality training at our training facility in SCTC Caledonia which includes Port Edgar Boat Station. 

This is position is full time for 6 months. Hours of work each week will be variable, but will average approximately 44 hours.

In this role you will responsible for the delivery of training, as directed by and in support of the Executive Officer and Chief Instructor.

KAUST

Job title
RYA Watersport instructors
Location
Jeddah , Saudi Arabia
Job Type
Full Time
Salary

We are looking to recruit RYA instructors must be over 25 year old due to visa restrictions. Inside Kaust University we have a small RYA Centre on the Red Sea with year round warm water and winds and a 5* Padi Centre as well.

  • RYA Windsurfing or Sailing Instructors.
  • Arranging and delivering watersports training
  • Data collection
  • Equipment maintenance and reporting
  • Introduce new programs for watersports
  • School program, yearly tuition program
  • Co-ordinate with the events and marketing team
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work within a diverse team and company
  • Salary
  • Medical insurance - Bupa
  • Accommodation
  • Transportation
  • 30 day annual holidays
  • 11 day local holidays
  • Return flights
  • Visa’s

Plymouth Youth Sailing Club

Job title
Chief Instructor
Location
The Mountbatten Centre, Plymouth PL9 9SJ
Job Type
Part Time
Salary
£16,579 (1250 hours per annum)

Plymouth Youth Sailing (PYS), in partnership with the Sport England families Fund, wish to appoint a Chief Instructor to lead forward a major initiative to introduce and develop more young people and families to the sport of sailing through a social inclusion structure. PYS are a dedicated youth sailing club, with a current membership of over 80 young people, supported by 30 volunteers. We have access to a wide range of dinghies and safety boats to support our evening and weekend programme. 

If you are a qualified dinghy Instructor with significant experience and the drive and enthusiasm to develop the sport and increase access for young people and families, this post is for you!

Purpose of role:

To manage the club in accordance with the agreed development plan and to targets set from time to time by the Management committee. To be responsible for the operational management and development of the club.

Primary responsibilities: 

 To be responsible for all aspects of operational management including:

  • Membership Growth
  • Administration
  • Health and Safety
  • Repairs and maintenance of equipment
  • Marketing. PR and Central Programming
  • Management and Leadership of volunteers

For further details and application packs, please send a large S.A.E to :-

Plymouth Youth Sailing, C/O Mount Batten Centre, 70 Lawrence Rd, Plymouth, PL9 9SJ or email: plymouthyouthsailing@hotmail.co.uk

Clipper Ventures Plc

Job title
Training Director
Location
Gosport, Hants
Job Type
Full Time
Salary

Clipper Ventures Plc is seeking a suitably qualified Training Director to develop the current RYA training centre in the UK and to open and develop new centres is Asia. The Director will also have overall responsibility for all Clipper Ventures training including the iconic clipper round the World Yacht Race.

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of an RYA Yachtmaster (Ocean) Certificate and Instructor qualificaitons, plus proven experience and management record.

The poisiton will be based in Gosport but will require visites to Asia.

Salary negotiable and will recognise the increased responsiblity as the centres expand.

Please send your CV and convering letter to William Ward, CEO at wward@clipper-ventures.com 

Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Watersports Instructor
Location
Greece, Italy and Sardinia
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Salary depends on qualifications + in resort package + bonus

The great thing about sailing and windsurfing is the freedom of racing across the water with the wind in your hair. Add in the sun and our stunning resorts and we’ve got a winning combo that our guests, and staff, adore.

Essential qualifications:

  • Dinghy instructor
  • Start windsurf instructor
  • Emergency first aid

Desirable qualifications:

  • Intermediate non/planing instructor
  • Senior instructor
  • Advanced dinghy/winsurf instructor

Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Flotilla Skipper
Location
Vounaki Beachclub, Paleros, Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
£650 per month + in resort package + bonus

A sense of adventure balanced with the ability to lead by example is what puts our Skippers at the top of the leader board when it comes to flotillas. Our Skipper and their crew become the face of Neilson out on the water, which gives our guests the confidence that they are in best hands when sailing around the beautiful Greek Islands.

Essential qualifications:

  • RYA Yachtmaster Instructor
  • Emergency First Aid

Phuket Yacht Club Sailing School

Job title
Cruising/Yachtmaster Instructor
Location
Phuket, Thailand
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Depending on qualifications and experience, includes visa, flights, vehicle and accommodation

Teach sail cruising in the beautiful waters of Thailand.  Opportunities to get involved in racing, dinghy sailing and powerboating as well as cruising the many islands around the area.

 

Essential Qualifications:

  • RYA Cruising Instructor

 

Desirable Qualifications:

  • RYA Yachtmaster Instructor
  • RYA Powerboat Instructor
  • RYA Shorebased Instructor

RYA Senior/Dinghy Instructor

Windermere International Summer School

Job title
Senior Sailing or Windsurfing Instructor
Location
Windermere School
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary

Windermere School is looking to appoint a Senior Sailing or Windsurfing Instructor for the Summer of 2018. You will design and deliver exceptional sailing and watersports courses following the RYA Youth Sailing Syllabus to young children aged 6 to 16 from both the UK and overseas. You will be asked to oversee other members of the watersports team.

This is a residential role. You must be available to attend Summer School Training from Saturday 30 June. Summer Schools start on Monday 2 July and end on Friday 24 August.

You will be on-duty six days per week. You will be required to participate in occasional pastoral and boarding duties. Your day off will be either Saturday or Sunday. You will be required to live on site for the duration of the summer.

Please see www.windermereschool.co.uk for the full job description and application forms.

Queen Mary Sailing Club

Job title
Chief Dinghy Instructor
Location
Middlesex
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£18,000-£22,000

We are excited to announce the opportunity to become Chief Instructor at one of the largest centres in the UK. We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing and motivated individual to support our Principal at Queen Mary Sailing Club.

The role requires a flexible approach with the successful candidate working a 35hr contract over weekends, evenings and bank holidays as required. Typical working week Wednesday – Sunday.

Experience & Qualifications:

Essential:

  • RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor with valid FA certificate
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in a RTC as an active SI

Desirable:

  • Multihull/Racing/Advanced/Keelboat Instructor endorsements
  • Start/Intermediate/Advanced Windsurf Instructor
  • RYA Powerboat Instructor
  • Good racing knowledge
  • Experience in providing safety cover for racing events
  • Gel coat/Fibre glass repair
  • BSUPA or BCU qualifications

Sunsail Lefkas

Job title
Cruising Instructor
Location
Lefkas, Greece
Job Type
Full Time
Salary

Sunsail are looking for a qualified RYA Cruising Instructor to join our team based in Lefkas; Greece. The instructor would be responsible for delivering RYA competent crew and RYA day skipper courses alongside running our flotilla hero product at times. We are looking for a safety conscious individual who has a passion for teaching and for sailing, who is happy working as part of a team and has the ability to make difficult decisions and work under pressure. The individual must be able to tailor their teaching style to different learning styles, and must have strong, well established communication skills.

Rockley Watersports

Job title
Seasonal Centre Senior
Location
Bartley, Birmingham, B32 3NU
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
£16,500 to £18,000 pro rata / DOE and qualifications

Rockley are excited to be offering an opportunity for a motivated, outgoing, RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor to lead activities at our new centre based at Bartley Sailing Club, Birmingham.

The Centre Seniors role is to support the Centre Manager in running all activities at the centre. They will also take on further responsibility in the absence of the Centre Manager.

Responsible to the Centre Manager.

  • Responsible for the smooth running of a variety of activities at Rockley Watersports - Bartley, from first point of contact to post visit, leading to happy, safe clients who want to return regularly.
  • Responsible for running a wide range of RYA courses – from beginner to advance to both adults and children.
  • Assisting with the organisation and delivery of our Schools & Groups programme. Liaising directly with the Centre Manager to deliver fun, active and rewarding experiences to the youngsters that come to us at Bartley.
  • Ensuring that Rockley Watersports - Bartley presents itself in a suitable light to all visitors, club members and the local community

EastSail

Job title
Yacht Skipper / Instructor / Dock Worker
Location
Sydney, Australia
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Dependent on qualifications/experience

EastSail are currently seeking enthusiastic skippers/instructors for the 2018/19 summer

season.

Roles include: Yacht skippers, Cruising Instructors, Yachtmaster Instructors, Dock workers

and Powerboat Instructors.

Required qualifications: RYA Yachtmaster Offshore with AMSA compliant Sea Safety and

Survival, VHF and First Aid. See AMSA Exemption 18:

https://www.amsa.gov.au/qualifications-training/domestic-qualifications/exemption-18-marine-safety-sail-2017

Desired qualifications: RYA Cruising instructor or higher and / or RYA Powerboat Instructor

Must have an eligible working visa- see working holiday visa: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au/trav/visa-1/417-

Mark Warner

Job title
Watersports Instructors
Location
Greece, Turkey, Corsica & Sardinia
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Competitive including a fully comprehensive package

Outline the main daily duties, tasks and responsibilities of the position. Indicate what skills specific to the job are required eg. language fluency. Think about the type of person you want and what qualifications you require them to have:

Mark Warner are looking for the next generation of Watersports Instrcutors to head to our amazing mediterannean resorts for the summer.

If you are a RYA Dinghy and/or Windsurf instructor, why not take your skills overseas with some positions running from April-November to maximise your time in the sun.

We offer a fully comprehensive package including, travel, food, accommodation, use of the equipment, staff training, qualifications, medical insurance, commission, discouonts and salary.

Now is your chance to have the best summer of your life doing a job you love, in some amazing places and getting paid to do so!

Start: April

End: November (shorter contracts available)

Southampton Water Activities Centre

Job title
Watersports Instructor
Location
Southampton
Job Type
Freelance
Salary
Competitive plus benefits

Reporting To: Chief Instructor (SWAC)

Liaison With: Lead Instructor, Training Manager

Charity Mission: “To persuade the nation to be active”

 Charity Behaviours: (how we expect you to behave)

  • Be enthusiastic
  • Be responsible
  • Be proactive

 Role Purpose: (how your role contributes to the mission)

Instructors will deliver a broad range of quality outdoor activity sessions; having responsibilities for the welfare of participants in their care. With support and guidance from the Lead Instructor the post holder will contribute to the service delivery standards of the charity.

 Key Result Areas: (the outputs of your role)

  • Safe Supporters and staff
  • Happy Supporters who will recommend Active Nation activities to others
  • Safe and efficient use of centre assets

 For more information, full Job Description and Person Specification please contact Martin Fox, Chief Instructor.

Rutland Sailing Club

Job title
Chief Instructor / RYA Senior Instructor
Location
Oakham, Rutland
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£18,00-£20,000

We are looking for an individual who can contribute towards the wellbeing and running of Rutland Sailing Club. You will be expected to take a lead role in the delivery of sailing activity while assisting with the day to day running of the Sailing School.

Queen Mary Sailing Club

Job title
RYA Dinghy/Windsurfing Instructors
Location
Queen Mary Sailing Club, Middlesex
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Competitive based on experience

Queen Mary Sailing Club are looking for enthusiastic and passionate Instructors to assist in the delivery of our training programme for the coming seasons. There are full time, contracted positions of varying duration, as well as part-time and freelance positions available.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of RYA Dinghy and/or Start Windsurf Instructor

The main duty will be the delivery of the National and Youth RYA Dinghy/Windsurf syllabus inline with your qualification and experience. Additional roles include:

  • in-house training to deliver sit on-top kayaking, raft building, stand-up paddleboarding and water/land based team building games
  • Assisting in the safety provisions for Club and Open racing
  • Maintenance in the training kit

Staff benefits:

  • FT contracted positions: 35hrs/week (to include weekends, evenings and BHs) starting March onwards up until November with possibility on full-time winter work available
  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday entitlement
  • Comprehensive training and induction programme including opportunities to up-skill with professional qualifications
  • Access to our full range of kit (over 60 boats and 50 windsurf boards) in personal time
  • Full and varied role!

All positions are subject to satisfactory reference and DBS checks.