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.

South Cerney Outdoor

Job title
Senior Instructor
Location
Cotswold Water Park, Gloucestershire.
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
£1598 - £1833 per month dependent on experience

You will need to have a minimum of a RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor and a BC Level 1/Paddle Instructor or Leader qualification to qualify, combined with proven experience of leading a small team in a busy operation outdoor center environment.

​The role of Senior Instructor is to act as Duty Officer with the responsibility for the safe operation and standards of the center, line manage and mentor the Activity Instructor team during the peak season and provide high standards of coaching as required.​

SeaSports Southwest ltd

Job title
Senior Dinghy Instructor. Powerboat / Windsurf would be an advantage
Location
SeaSports Southwest – Teignmouth, South Devon
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Depending on qualifications and experience but competitive

​SeaSports Southwest; ‘Tuition & training to the highest standard.’

We are looking for a fun, motivated and hard-working individual to join us for 2020.

The work is varied and interesting; we offer sailing, windsurfing, powerboat up to advanced, pwc paddleboarding and shorebased to a broad range of clients

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 would be and advantage

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

Caldecotte Xperience

Job title
Deputy Head of Centre
Location
Caldecotte Xperience, Simpson, Milton Keynes. MK6 3AG
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£27,921 - £32,752 per annum

Main Purpose and Scope of the Role

  • ​The Deputy Head of Centre will work alongside and deputise for the Director of Outdoor Education in their absence. They will also be responsible for the day to day management of the team of Instructors.

Relevant and appropriate Outdoor Education Qualifications. Must include:

  • RYA Senior Instructor or Higher 
    UKCC L2 or Higher
    RYA Power Boat Instructor
  • SPA/ RCI or Higher

Please see the vacancy on our website for more detailed information regarding this Role https://www.action4youth.org/work-with-us/


Southampton Water Activities Centre

Job title
Seasonal Dinghy and/or Windsurf Instructors
Location
Southampton
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Competitive salary depending on experience + qualifications + training +benefits

​We are look for enthusiastic and motivated sailing, windsurf, powerboat, Senior and sail foiling instructors to join our team for 2020.

You will be part of a busy centre delivering RYA training and watersports experiences to a range of clients. You will:

  • Have a passion for watersports and teaching others
  • Hold a relevant RYA instructor qualification & valid first aid certificate
  • Receive centre specific and NGB training as required
  • Have access to numerous CPD opportunities across the season including RYA instructor endorsements and BSUPA instructor training.

Various Contract Lengths

Start: between March and July

End : August to October​


Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Chief Engineer/Mechanic
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
30K Pro-Rata - plus accommodation, food & flights

As the Chief Engineer, you'll be based in Greece where we have two sailing centres in Vounaki and Sivota. You'll support the Shore-based team and ensure the maintenance and upkeep of our fleet.

You'll be able to diagnose and repair a variety of breakdowns, interact well with guests & other team members. You'll need to be motivated by a challenge and ready deal with any problems, albeit at sea or back at base.
 
As an experienced engineer with previous marine experience, you'll be capable of coaching and supporting less experienced members of the team and happy to share your knowledge. 

All applications to made online via: https://www.neilsonactivator.co.uk/OSApplication/index.html

Full Job Description: https://www.neilson.co.uk/node/4804


Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Flotilla Mate
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£660 PCM based on experience + accommodation + great overall package

​With the back-up of your crew, the Neilson Flotilla Mate will take care of the social aspects of our guest experience while on Flotilla and assist the flotilla skipper in managing the yachts.

Not only will you be able to interact well with guests, other team members and locals alike, but you’ll also need to be motivated by a challenge and ready deal with any problems, albeit at sea, back at base or in a beautiful remote location.

If you are an experienced Flotilla Mate and you can make a mean Gin & Tonic, great! As long as you are confident and outgoing with a passion for people, you should fit right in!

You’ll be based in Greece where we have two sailing centres in Vounaki and Sivota. Both are equally stunning with a choice of yacht flotilla routes for all abilities and levels of experience.

All applications to made online via: https://www.neilsonactivator.co.uk/OSApplication/index.html

Full Job Description: https://www.neilson.co.uk/recruitment/flotilla-mate


Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Flotilla Skipper (Yachtmaster Coastal)
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Up to £760 PCM based on experience + accommodation + great overall package

​You’ll be based in Greece where we have two sailing centres in Vounaki and Sivota. With the back-up of your crew, you will take ownership of all aspects of the guest experience whilst on flotilla.

You’ll be able to interact well with guests, other team members and locals alike, motivated by a challenge and ready deal with any problems confidently.

If you’re an experienced flotilla skipper, great! If you’re newly qualified, no problem. We’ll provide any additional training required to run the flotilla.

All applications to made online via: https://www.neilsonactivator.co.uk/OSApplication/index.html

Full Job Description: https://www.neilson.co.uk/node/4758


Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Flotilla Engineer/Mechanic
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Up to £1000 PCM based on experience + accommodation + great overall package

​If you’re an experienced flotilla engineer, great! If you have never worked on a yacht before? No problem!

Over the years, some of our best yacht engineers have actually come from an agricultural or mechanic background. You just need to be confident with diesel engines and 12-volt electrics.

You’ll be based in Greece where we have two sailing centres in Vounaki and Sivota. Both are equally stunning with a choice of yacht flotilla routes for all abilities.

We'll cover your accommodation, bills & food in the package and provide the opportunity for all year-round work!

All applications to made online via: https://www.neilsonactivator.co.uk/OSApplication/index.html

Full Job Description: https://www.neilson.co.uk/recruitment/flotilla-engineer-mechanic


Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Chief Instructor (Yachtmaster Instructor)
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
30K Pro-Rata - plus accommodation, food & flights

If you’re an experienced Yachtmaster Instructor great! If you’re newly qualified, no problem.

 We’ll provide any additional training required to run our RYA training courses. You’ll need to be confident, outgoing and have a passion for ensuring our guests have a great holiday.

You’ll be based in Greece where we have two sailing centres in Vounaki and Sivota. Both are equally stunning with a choice of yacht flotilla routes for all abilities and levels of experience.

 We'll cover your accommodation, bills & food in the package and provide the opportunity for all year-round work!

All applications to made online via: https://www.neilsonactivator.co.uk/OSApplication/index.html

Full Job Description: https://www.neilson.co.uk/node/4798



Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Yacht Instructor/Trainer (Cruising Instructors)
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
£1100 PCM plus accommodation and great overall package

If you’re an experienced cruising instructor, that's great! If you’re newly qualified, no problem. We’ll provide any additional training required to run our RYA training courses. 

 You'll be able to interact well with guests, other team members and locals alike, but you will also need to be motivated by a challenge and ready deal with any problems, albeit at sea, back at base.

You’ll be based in Greece where we have two sailing centres in Vounaki and Sivota. Both are equally stunning with a choice of yacht flotilla routes for all abilities and levels of experience.

All applications to made online via: https://www.neilsonactivator.co.uk/OSApplication/index.html

Full Job Description - https://www.neilson.co.uk/node/4795


Joint Services Adventurous Sailing Training Centre - JSASTC

Job title
7 Month Temporary Sailing Instructor
Location
Gosport, Hampshire
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Salary £14500 (calculated using 2018 Civil Service pay rates)

JSASTC is recruiting for dynamic and enthusiastic sailing instructors for 7 month full time contracts for the summer 2020 season. Applicants must be qualified RYA Cruising Instructors with current RYA First Aid and ML5 certificates. JSASTC delivers RYA and expeditionary sail training to over 5000 service personnel a year from its base in Gosport and through worldwide expeditions on its fleet of training yachts. Instructors are required to deliver 70 days (14 working weeks) on water sailing delivery on an All Hours Worked Contract with the balance of the 28 weeks on fleet maintenance and shore based training if qualified. Salary is pro rata of permanent D grade Civil Service pay with training, benefits and leave included.

Email address: navynps-peoplesptjsastcgroup@mod.gov.uk or  Tim.wood622@mod.gov.uk

The Peligoni Club

Job title
Skipper
Location
Zakynthos, Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Competitive seasonal salary with great benefits package

We are looking for a charismatic and experienced Skipper to deliver trips along the Zakynthian coastline and look after our 55ft wooden yacht, Odyssey. This is a fantastic opportunity for a competent skipper looking to gain further experience or for someone who has spent time on flotillas and is looking for a new challenge.

As well as ensuring guests have a memorable time on board, the Skipper is responsible for the general upkeep of the boat and maintaining good relationships with the local port authorities.

Essentials: Commercially Endorsed RYA Yachtmaster Offshore

View the full job description and apply now: https://www.jobsatpeligoni.com/jobs/skipper/

The Peligoni Club

Job title
Bosun
Location
Zakynthos, Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Competitive seasonal salary with great benefits package

We are looking for a Bosun to take the lead for maintenance of our watersports equipment. Liaising with the Beach Manager, they will perform regular checks and repairs on boats and boards to a high standard.

This is the ideal position for someone who enjoys fixing up boats, is self-motivated and can manage their own time effectively. They will be confident in fibreglass and plastic repairs. Additional duties include driving, events set-up, and general club maintenance – this position requires a great deal of flexibility. 

View the full job description and apply now: https://www.jobsatpeligoni.com/jobs/bosun/​​

The Peligoni Club

Job title
Beach Supervisor
Location
Zakynthos, Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Competitive seasonal salary with great benefits package

We are looking for an experienced Senior Instructor to support the Beach Manager in the day-to-day operation of the beach and deliver engaging one-to-one sailing and/or windsurfing lessons to our guests. You must be passionate and safety-conscious with excellent leadership and guest relations skills.

This is a diverse and challenging role covering many different areas including staff management, evaluating lessons and ongoing training, health and safety, maintaining equipment and delivering lessons.

Senior Instructor and Safety Boat qualifications are essential. Powerboat Instructor desirable.

Read the full job description and apply now: https://www.jobsatpeligoni.com/jobs/beach-supervisor/​​

Sea to Sky Sailing

Job title
Senior RYA Instructor
Location
West Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Depending on experience, up to $48,000 CAD annual salary

Sea to Sky Sailing is looking for an enthusiastic, experienced Senior Instructor with a diversity of sailing experience in both cruising and racing. Based in West Vancouver, Canada we cruise and race all over the south coast of beautiful BC. This role is responsible for teaching RYA courses from Start Sailing through Yachtmaster Prep, acting as racing first mate, and maintaining our training yachts. 

Minimum requirements:

RYA Yachtmaster Instructor with minimum 2 years teaching at this level

RYA Yachtmaster Offshore with valid commercial endorsements

University degree

Fluent in English

Substantial yacht maintenance experience 

Eligible to work in Canada

Canadian PCOC​


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.