Senior Sailing Instructor - Immediate start

with Peak Activity Services

newspaper Watersports Paddlesports
locationUK, Manchester
start dateImmediate start
salary NMW / NLW plus increments dependent on qualifications and experience.
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided




Since 2000, we have helped thousands of people scale the heights and reach their peak, whatever it may be.

With a team of fun, enthusiastic and highly qualified individuals, we only deliver the best customer service and give you a time to remember!

With tailored programmes to suit you, we prioritise your aims and desired results and wrap them into a great adventure package.

We are also a member of the British Safety Council.


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typical day A Typical Day in the Job

The requirements of this role are to deliver high-quality sailing experiences to a wide range of clients of all ages to also include those that have SEN /Challenging behaviours.

Putting safety first

Planning, preparation and delivery of high-quality activities and/or training in line with Safety Management Procedures and Best Practice

Delivery of activities for which you hold the appropriate qualifications, or for which you have been in-house assessed, and assisting alongside the staff of a relevant level of qualification or experience

Promoting and enabling social development opportunities

Contribute towards the centre remaining budget-focused

Be ‘At Your Peak’ delivering a high level of customer service

Support the delivery of staff training and in-house activity sign off in line with best practice

Support product and business development activities

Maximising sales of centre specific products, merchandise and tuck

Active maintenance of equipment and facilities to ensure the ongoing safety of clients and staff

Contribute towards the development of physical resources (buildings, land and equipment as appropriate)

Any other reasonable duties commensurate with your role and level of remuneration, which may from time to time be required by the business.


ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

Candidate requirements:
1 national governing body awards, ie, ML, RCI, Paddles Sports Coach, RYA DI, etc, or equivalent
Applicant must have at least SI (RYA sailing instructor) qual AND a DI (RYA dinghy instructor) acquired within the last 5 years.
Outdoor First Aid Qualification (min 16 hour)
Experience in proficiently delivering of outdoor activities
A passion for delivering outdoor adventure and education
High level of customer service
Full UK driving licence
Flexible approach to working hours and able to work away if required

Desirables

Other national governing awards, ie Archery GB, RYA Safety Boat, ERCA, DofE Assessor, RPIOL or APIOL
Personal supporting knowledge of a broad range of outdoor and adventurous activities
Continuing personal participation in outdoor and adventurous activities
Experience of youth work or working with emotional, learning and behavioural difficulties
Proven ability to manage challenging situations and leadership and influencing skills
Full UK driving licence with D1 or +E entitlement
Experience towing a trailer.


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