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.


Helford River Children's Sailing Trust

Job title
RYA Senior Instructor
Location
Helford, Cornwall
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£17,500 - £21,000

​We are a charity in Cornwall enabling children and young people to develop life skills and confidence by learning to sail independently, taking 
part in water sports on the Helford River.

You will hold your RYA Senior Instructor qualification and bring at least 2 seasons of instructor experience. Ideally you will have BCU Level 1 Coach or Paddlesports Leader qualifications, RYA Powerboat Instructor qualification and the appropriate level of first aid training.

If you have Sailability or Paddleability qualifications or experience working with children with SEND (Special Education Needs & Disability) these would be a significant benefit.

Marine Society and Sea Cadets

Job title
Marine Engineers
Location
TS John Jerwood and TS Jack Petchey based out of Gosport, PO12 2AB
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
c.£29,000 per annum pro rata depending on experience

​We are currently looking to appoint two permanent, full time Marine Engineers to work on board TS John Jerwood and TS Jack Petchey, our 24 metre power youth training vessels based in Gosport. The vessels undertake 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 vessels undergo winter maintenance, including a docking, usually in the Gosport area.

The primary task of the ship's Marine Engineer is the maintenance and safe operation of all machinery on board the vessels. Responsibility spans the hull, structure, main and auxiliary machinery, electrical and electronic systems, fuel, water, LP air and hydraulics, and the planning and execution of maintenance periods. A comprehensive level of advice and support to the on board Engineers is provided by our two office based Engineering Technical staff.

Sail Boat Project

Job title
RYA Training Instructor
Location
Chichester Harbour
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£100/day(CI) or £120/day(YMI) instructing + £20/night onboard with clients non-instructing work £12/hour

We are a friendly team running a RYA Sail Training centre based in Chichester harbour. We are also a RYA Sailability organisation and work with a varied range of community groups along the Sussex coast. Our registered office is in Brighton. We are looking for a Cruising or Yachtmaster Instructor who's also keen to be involved in developing our organisation in our tenth year. You will work closely with our Principal and Chief Instructor who will offer support and continued professional development. We also have a number of volunteers who assist with our work.

We operate two sail training vessels in Chichester harbour – a 30' Westerly Renown and a 43' Standfast – as well as taking them to Brighton regularly for community sails.

Core work available per month March to October:

10 days of RYA courses

2 days maintenance – part of the role involves helping with monthly vessel checks

1 day team meetings – alternately in Brighton and Chichester

​Additional work also available: own boat tuition, community sails, sailing trips as well as other company tasks according to your interests and skills

Southampton Water Activities Centre

Job title
Instructor
Location
Southampton
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£7.90 - £8.15 per hour

Southampton Water Activities Centre are look for sailing, windsurf, powerboat and sail foiling instructors to supplement the full-time team across evenings, weekends and busy periods throughout 2019.  

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

  • Be enthusiastic, with 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

Ad-hock shifts as well as regular weekly sessions available.

Dinghy / Windsurf Instructors £7.90 p/hour - Senior Instructors £8.15 p/hour

Zero hour contract
Freelance

​For more information, contact Jon Kirby, Operations Manager, on 07747 037059 or jon.kirby@activenation.org.uk 

Southampton Water Activities Centre

Job title
Chief Instructor
Location
Southampton
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£22k - £26k DOE

Active Nation are seeking a full time 'Chief Instructor' to lead and develop the team at Southampton Water Activities Centre.

You will be in charge of a busy centre delivering RYA training and watersport experiences to a range of clients, You will:

  • Be passionate about sport and exercise, specifically watersports
  • Be responsible for the allocation of staff and resources against centre requirements
  • Lead on staff recruitment, selection, training and mentoring
  • Maintain safety, operational and customer service standards
  • Hold a range of outdoor qualifications to enable you to lead sessions (minimum qualifications: RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor and RYA Powerboat Instructor)
  • Be supported in your personal CPD
  • Develop excellent relationships with key supporters and partners to further develop the centre
  • Demonstrate a conscientious approach to resource management and have an aptitude for equipment maintenance
  • Work with the Operations Manager to continually improve and develop the centre

​For more information, full Job Description and Person Specification please contact Jon Kirby, Operations Manager, on 07747 037059 or jon.kirby@activenation.org.uk 

Calibri (Body)

Job title
Instructor
Location
Southampton
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
£7.90 - £8.15 per hour

Southampton Water Activities Centre are look for sailing, windsurf, powerboat and sail foiling instructors to join the seasonal team for 2019

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

  • Be enthusiastic, with 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.

Dinghy / Windsurf Instructors £7.90 p/hour - Senior Instructors £8.15 p/hour

40 hour contract

Various contract lengths available between March and October 2019

​For more information, contact Jon Kirby, Operations Manager, on 07747 037059 or jon.kirby@activenation.org.uk 

Southampton Water Activities Centre

Job title
Lead Instructor
Location
Southampton
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£19k

Active Nation are seeking a full time 'Lead Instructor' to join the management team at Southampton Water Activities Centre.

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

  • Support the Chief Instructor in day to day management of team and venue
  • Be passionate about sport and exercise, specifically watersports
  • Develop and mentor junior staff
  • Be a qualified RYA Senior Instructor & Powerboat Instructor (SUP, Windsurf & Dinghy foiling coaching qualifications advantageous)
  • Be supported in your personal CPD
  • Assume role of 'Duty Manager' and responsibility for the centre
  • Work evenings and weekends as part of a duty rota
  • Take ownership of one of the centres clubs: adult sail / onboard etc
  • Take ownership of a fleet of equipment: sail/ windsurf / power etc.

​For more information, full Job Description and Person Specification please contact Jon Kirby, Operations Manager, on 07747 037059 or jon.kirby@activenation.org.uk  

Trinity Sailing Foundation

Job title
Skipper
Location
Brixham, Devon
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£450 per week; we also pay weeks of annual leave at same rate.

Golden Vanity, a gaff cutter built in 1908, operates with a skipper, mate and up to 7 trainees or guests. She offers voyages along the south coast and within the English Channel, delivering enjoyable and challenging sailing experiences to people of all ages and backgrounds. Voyages include sail training with young people, RYA courses up to Day Skipper Practical level and some adult cruising holidays.

The skipper will have experience of sail training or teaching sailing, and ideally experience in traditional vessels with appropriate maintenance skills.

  • RYA Yachtmaster Offshore (Required)
  • RYA Cruising Instructor (Required)
  • ENG1 or ML5 (Required)
  • RYA Shorebased Instructor (Preferred)
  • RYA Yachtmaster Instructor (Preferred)​

SeaSports Southwest ltd

Job title
Senior Dinghy Instructor. Powerboat / Windsurf would be an advantage
Location
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 motivated hard-working individual to join us for 2019.

The work is varied and interesting; we offer sailing, windsurfing, powerboat up to advanced, pwc paddleboarding and shorebased

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


Helford River Children's Sailing Trust

Job title
RYA Dinghy Instructor
Location
Helford, Cornwall
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£15,000 - £17,500

​We are a charity based in Cornwall enabling children and young people to develop life skills and confidence by learning to sail independently and taking part 
in water sports on the Helford River.

You will hold your RYA Dinghy Instructor and bring at least 1 full year/season of instructor experience, ideally you will have BCU Level 1 Coach or Paddlesports Leader / Instructor qualifications with the appropriate level of first aid training.

If you have Sailability or Paddleability qualifications, or any experience working with children with SEND (Special Education Needs & Disability) then these would be of significant benefit.

Hengistbury Head Outdoor Education Centre

Job title
Senior Instructor
Location
Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6 4EN
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
£17,416 per annum

The job will involve coordinating and instruct adventurous activities at Hengistbury Head. This role will regularly be in charge of day to day delivery of activities at the Centre, including guidance and monitoring of other staff and their sessions.

​Key responsibilities, skills and attitudes

- NGB Coach / Instructor award (At least 2 – one of which must - be RYA senior instructor)

- First Aid qualification

- Qualified to GCSE level or above

- British canoeing, powerboat instructor or other - related qualification (advantageous)

- Ability to work at a practical level

- Ability to coach a variety of ages and abilities

- Ability to cope with rapidly changing circumstances

- Knowledge of the local area and its water conditions (advantageous)

- Flexibility in terms of working hours

Sporting Club Sardinia

Job title
Dinghy Instructor
Location
Porto Pollo, Sardinia north coast, Italy
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Depending on experience

​We are looking for a Dinghy Instructor for our RYA Training Centre. The ideal candidate would speak, as well as having experience working with strong winds and catamarans. We provide lunch, shared accommodation and a competitive salary.

People german speaking are very welcome.

Rutland Sailing Club

Job title
RYA Dinghy Instructor
Location
Rutland Sailing Club, Rutland Water
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Competitive salary and Free training.

RYA Dinghy instructor working with our Senior instructor to deliver high quality sailing tuition, to adults and children, following the RYA method.

You must have a passion for sailing, have excellent customer service skills, a team player. 

Zephyr Training

Job title
Watersports instructor
Location
Antibes, France
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary

Zephyr Training are now recruiting for Watersports Instructors for 2019. We are looking for watersports enthusiasts who have a love for the water and eager to learn. The role will start in As soon as possible.

All training and instructor qualifications are included in the package. The applicant should be fluent in English, have experience in driving powerboats and ideally hold an RYA powerboat level 2 but not mandatory. 

All applicants should have a European driving licence and be confident driving in Europe. Experience in towing trailers is a bonus.

Applicants should have knowledge of the maritime industry, be reliable, confident, comfortable working within a team and individually, and be happy to travel when requested. The role is predominantly a Monday-Friday position but occasional weekend work may be required at short notice.  

​All training and qualifications are provided by Zephyr Training free of charge and the role is a 12 month position with the potential of being full time. 

Mark Warner

Job title
Watersports Instructors
Location
Greece, Turkey, Corsica and Sardinia
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Competitive including a fully comprehensive package.

Mark Warner are looking for the next generation of Watersports Instructors to head to our amazing Mediterranean 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, discounts 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!

Marine Society and Sea Cadets

Job title
Instructor
Location
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
Overnight ~Supervisor (Female)
Location
Caledonia, KY11 2XH
Job Type
Part Time
Salary
£7.83 per hour

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. This is a part time role, for 90 days per annum, in support of the centre’s planned training programme which will include some weekend and weeknight working. Hours of work are variable, but will average 16 hours per day.

In this role you will responsible for discharging MSSC’s duty of care to young people, as directed by and in support of the Commanding Officer, SCTC Caledonia.

Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Yacht Instructor/Trainer (Cruising Instructors)
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Competitive seasonal salary including accommodation, bills, food and benefits

​If you are an experienced cruising instructor, great! If you are newly qualified, no problem. We will 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 and both 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/Neilson/OSAppFormRegister.php

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

Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Chief Instructor (Yachtmaster Instructor)
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary

​If you are an experienced Yachtmaster Instructor great! If you are newly qualified, no problem. We will 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 and both 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/Neilson/OSAppFormRegister.php

Full Job Description

https://www.neilson.co.uk/node/4798

Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Flotilla Skipper (Yachtmaster Coastal)
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Competitive seasonal salary including accommodation, bills, food and benefits

​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 are an experienced flotilla skipper, great! If you are newly qualified, no problem. We'll provide any additional training required to run the flotilla, cover your accommodation, bills & food and provide the opportunity for all year-round work! 


All applications to made online via:

https://www.neilsonactivator.co.uk/Neilson/OSAppFormRegister.php

Full Job Description

https://www.neilson.co.uk/node/4758

Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Chief Engineer/Mechanic
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
Competitive salary including accommodation, bills, food and benefits

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/Neilson/OSAppFormRegister.php

Full Job Description

https://www.neilson.co.uk/node/4804


Neilson Active Holidays

Job title
Flotilla Engineer/Mechanic
Location
Vounaki and Sivota in Greece
Job Type
Seasonal
Salary
Competitive seasonal salary including accommodation, bills, food and benefits

If you are 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 & 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 and both with a choice of yacht flotilla routes for all abilities. We'll cover your accommodation, bills and food in the package and provide the opportunity for all year-round work! 


All applications to made online via:

https://www.neilsonactivator.co.uk/Neilson/OSAppFormRegister.php

Full Job Description

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

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.

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.

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.