Jobs - People wanted

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

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Aqua Sports Company

Job title
Senior Instructor/ Multi-qualified instructor
Location
Mercers Park – nr Redhill
Job Type
Full Time
Salary

  • Enthusiastic, committed person for a full-time seasonal position at a busy RYA Training Centre.
  • ​You will be teaching RYA training courses and tasters, to a range of adults and youths aged 6 upwards.
  • We run multi-activity schools days and weeks and teach school groups during the term time, youth schemes and camps in the holidays and adult courses at weekends. 
  • As well as teaching, you will be expected to take part in the centre set-up and pack-down routine, maintenance of boats and equipment programme and the centre cleaning programme.
  • You will need excellent communication skills and be able to deliver a high level of customer service.
  • As some of the role will involve working in the office dealing with customers and bookings, you will need be competent in literacy, numeracy and IT.
  • Five days working week with options for over time.
  • Full training provided where needed and a comprehensive staff development package.
  • This post is open to Senior Instructors and Multi-qualified instructors with some experience.

Queen Mary Sailing Club

Job title
Seasonal Dinghy and/or Windsurf Instructors
Location
Queen Mary Sailing Club, Middlesex
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Competitive – Dependant on experience and qualifications

We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing and motivated individuals to support our full time team at Queen Mary Sailing Club.

Contract from March till November with possibility of winter work. Paid holiday (pro-rata per year).  The role requires a flexible approach with the successful candidate working a minimum of 35hr contract, with overtime available. Typical working week Wednesday – Sunday.

Please follow the link to the website for full vacancy details

Langkawi Sailing School

Job title
Yacht Skipper/Yachtmaster Instructor
Location
Langkawi, Malaysia.
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
TBN

Looking for a yacht skipper/YMI to run a 42 ft ketch based in Langkawi Malaysia.

Accommodation available (livaboard), May suit couple.

Duties:

  • Preparation of yacht for sailing season and survey and management of all equipment to standard required for RYA check list/Insp.
  • Maintenance and management of Yacht and equipment to maintain standards required for an RYA Sail training vessel during the sailing season.
  • Preparation of Yacht for lay up during off season
  • Conduct sail training courses onboard as directed by Langkawi sailing School.
  • Provide cover for other Instructors when required during the sailing season.
  • Conduct RYA shorebased courses as required by Langkawi sailing School.

Skills:

  • At least 1 year's experience conducting RYA Courses
  • Knowledge of the RYA sailing school  cruising scheme syllabus and standards
  • Ability to work as a reliable member of the team
  • Highly motivated individual, used to working alone under own initiative.
  • Good communication skills – oral and written
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Supervision and tasking of local repair boat service companies.
  • Skilled in general yacht maintenance, woodwork, painting, Varnish work, engine service, etc.

South Devon Marine Academy

Job title
Workplace Co-ordinator
Location
Kingswear, Dartmouth
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£20,456 - £23,769

​South Devon Marine Academy require a Workplace Coordinator to join the team on a fixed term basis, to facilitate and assess learning for students and apprentices enrolled on various Marine programmes.  You will support the recruitment of learners and employers, developing positive working relationships with internal and external customers.

Training and/or qualifications related to the Marine sector are essential, in addition to assessor and verifier qualifications.  You will have commercial experience in customer-focused environments and experience of apprenticeship programmes.  We are looking for someone who has good organisational skills, excellent time management skills and the ability to motivate others.

Link to apply: https://ce0239li.webitrent.com/ce0239li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=2769680qpp&WVID=354581003f&LANG=USA

Marine Society and Sea Cadets

Job title
Seasonal Yacht Mate - Sea Cadet Rustler Yachts
Location
Based Gosport, PO12 2AB
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
£16,000 gross per annum pro rata (£13,333 for duration of 10- month contract)

The Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MSSC) is the nation's largest maritime charity and the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation throughout the UK.  The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to foster good citizenship in the community.

We are seeking to appoint a seasonal Mate for the two Offshore yachts. The role is in support of the permanent Skippers providing continuity of staffing when they are on leave. The Mate will be required to move between the two yachts, invariably sailing with the relief Skipper.

Start date: January 2019.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Andy Giles.

SeaSports Southwest Ltd

Job title
Senior Dinghy Instructor/ Powerboat Instructor
Location
SeaSports Southwest - Teignmouth South Devon
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Depending on qualifications and experience

SeaSports Southwest; 'Tuition & training to the highest standard.'

​​We are looking for a motivated hard-working individual to join us for 2019. 

The work is varied and interesting we offer sailing windsurfing powerboat pwc paddleboarding.

We are offering a long season/ possible permanent position. We have great facilities; open sea and estuary.

Working with Tim (PB PW & WS Trainer and coach assessor) means we are able to offer great personal development opportunities.  In return we expect enthusiasm, flexibility and hard work.

Coastal experience is essential

Any other qualifications will also be an advantage but not essential. 

Marine Society and Sea Cadets

Job title
Instructor (6 month contract)
Location
Sea Cadet Training Centre, Caledonia KY11 2XH
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£18,000 gross per annum

MSSC 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. 

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

​You will be responsible for delivering training ashore and afloat to meet the centre's training programme. 

Marine Society and Sea Cadets

Job title
First Lieutenant TS John Jerwood and TS Jack Petchey
Location
ships based out of Gosport, PO12 2AB
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£27,000-£29,000 gross per annum, depending upon relevant skills and experience

MSSC 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. The Sea Cadets delivers over 430,000 hours of Inshore boating in five activities: Dinghy Sailing, Paddlesport, Powerboating and Windsurfing across the country.

​We are seeking to appoint a First Lieutenant (Second-in-Command) for TS John Jerwood and TS Jack Petchey our 24 metre power youth training vessels based in Gosport. The vessel undertakes 6 day voyages for up to 12 Cadets (aged 12 to 18) at a time, around the UK and near continent, from March to November. From December to February, the vessel undergoes winter maintenance, including a docking, usually in the Gosport area.

UK Sailing Academy

Job title
Seasonal Watersports Instructors – 2019 Season
Location
Cowes, Isle of Wight
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary

Watersports Instructors – 2019 Season – Isle of Wight

  • Fixed term: April – September 2019, working 48 hours per week over 6 days
  • Seeking qualified, experienced high-level tutors to deliver Watersports Instructor Training, RYA Adult & Youth short courses, Schools & Groups taster sessions and evening activities;
  • Successful candidates will have excellent inter-personal and team working skills, and be able to motivate, coach and inspire others;

Opportunities to progress and develop personal skills and professional qualifications are available.

A full and comprehensive job description for Watersports Instructors and application form is available to download from our website.

Latchi Watersports Centre

Job title
RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor
Location
Latchi, Cyprus
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary

Latchi Watersports Centre specialises in many different aspects of the water world, including scuba diving, watersports, RYA training courses, boat rental, yacht charter and marine servicing. We are the largest watersports/diving/boating centre in Cyprus.

We are currently recruiting for a hands-on RYA Senior Instructor for our 2019 season. Season runs from April - November, but also recruiting for shorter term contracts (June-September). Must also hold Powerboat Instructor and/or Windsurf instructor.

​Please send CV and covering letter. Please include availability dates.

Latchi Watersports Centre

Job title
RYA Dinghy Instructor
Location
Latchi, Cyprus
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary

Latchi Watersports Centre specialises in many different aspects of the water world, including scuba diving, watersports, RYA training courses, boat rental, yacht charter and marine servicing. We are the largest watersports/diving/boating centre in Cyprus.

We are currently recruiting for experienced RYA Dinghy Instructors for our 2019 season. Season runs from April - November, but also recruiting for shorter term contracts (June-September). Must also hold Powerboat Instructor and/or Windsurf instructor. Must hold car driving licence.

Please send CV and covering letter. Please include availability dates.

Buzz Active

Job title
Sailing and/ or windsurfing instructors
Location
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
£17,173 pro rata (paid hourly)

​Buzz Active are recruiting for a range of staff for the 2019 season, we are looking for staff available to start from mid March, and early April. Successful candidates will have qualifications in at least one or more of the following;

RYA sailing instructor, RYA windsurfing start or intermediate instructor.

Successful candidates will be expected to work some weekends and evenings as a core part of their role, working up to 6 days a week in peak season.

Candidates will be delivering national governing body accredited courses and sessions to a wide range of clients from the local community and wider areas. A key part of the centre offer is supporting and working with Schools and community organisations in the local area, as well as delivering sessions to a wide range of overseas students. We run a membership and have a thriving  RYA T15 and On board sailing club.

The centre is based on three sites, Eastbourne is a sail sport and power boating hub based on the seafront, with access to a boating lake adjacent to the site

In-house training opportunities are given to those wishing to expand their opportunities to work at our land based ad paddlesport centres.

Essex Outdoors Bradwell

Job title
Business development officer
Location
Bradwell
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
£7.90 per hour

​As a Seasonal Sailing Instructor you will be delivering both a range of sailing in a range of different craft as well as various land based outdoor activities. From Problem Solving and Archery through to Sailing our new Dufour Drakkar 24's and our range of single and double hander dinghies, there is plenty to keep you entertained. We aim to train our Seasonal Sailing Instructors in as many different activities as possible; a bonus for us as you can cover a greater range of activities but also a plus for you, as you get a much broader level of experience.

This role will require you to hold an in date RYA dinghy instructor qualification, but please remember that you don't need any previous experience to get on-board with Essex Outdoors at our other centres as a Multi Activity Instructor. We are looking for fun and engaging people that love working with children and in the outdoors. We'll provide an intensive programme of training to give you with the skills that will be needed to ensure that both you and our customers have a great experience.


Queen Mary Sailing Club

Job title
Lead Instructor
Location
Queen Mary Sailing Club, Middlesex
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£16000-£18000

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

We are looking for a RYA Senior Instructor to take a Lead Instructor role on a full time, permanent basis.  The role requires a flexible approach with the successful candidate working a minimum of 35hr contract over weekends, evenings and bank holidays as required. Typical working week Wednesday – Sunday.

Experience & Qualifications:

Essential:

  • RYA Senior Instructor with valid FA certificate
  • Minimum of 1 years experience working in a RTC as an active SI

Desirable:

  • Windsurf/Dinghy Instructor (opposite to SI qualification)
  • 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

Please follow the link to the website for more details on this job.

Queen Mary Sailing Club

Job title
Chief Windsurf Instructor
Location
Queen Mary Sailing Club, Middlesex
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£18000-£22000

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 Windsurf Instructor with valid First Aid certificate
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in a RTC as an active SI

Desirable:

  • Dinghy Instructor
  • Intermediate Planing Instructor/Advanced Instructor
  • RYA Foiling Instructor
  • RYA Powerboat Instructor
  • Experience in providing safety cover for racing events
  • Fibre glass repairs
  • BSUPA or BCU qualifications

Please follow the link to the website for more details on this job.