Senior Water Sports Instructor

with Bray Lake Watersports


newspaper Activity Instructor Watersports Paddlesports
locationUnited Kingdom, Maidenhead
start dateApril - October season with the ability to extend.
salary £18,000 - £21,000 p.a pro-rota (+ overtime)
accommodation includedAccommodation included



Bray Lake Watersports is a long standing water sports centre priding ourselves on high quality teaching alongside a club atmosphere with regular members and club sessions.

We have an onsite retail shop and cafe with great coffee.

We aim to move with the trends in the watersports industry adding new activities and courses to our offering.

In 2018 we were voted the top SUP Club in the country and we are also the home of the British SUP Club Championship.


Senior Water Sports Instructor

typical day A Typical Day in the Job

Your day will begin by leading a staff meeting and assisting in centre setup, allocation of equipment and discussing all daily activities, both on and off the water.

Observing and assisting on water sessions, alongside instructing our junior and adult courses.

Liasing with customers and members to ensure all on water activities have met expectations.

Helping with our regular club sessions and talking to members and regulars to maintain a club atmosphere.

Managing the maintenance schedule for all operational areas. Ensure that equipment maintenace procedures are completed.

Any other general duties including greeting customers, assiting with hire equipment and shop.

Overseeing on water safety.


ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

Applicants must be over the age of 18 years.
Strong communication skills are essential, the applicant must be able to converse fluently with the centre team and their students.

You must hold at least one of the following.

RYA Senior Instructor Dinghy
RYA Senior Instructor Windsurf with Dinghy Instructor Ticket.

You ideally also hold the below qualifications. This is not essential as in-house training can be provided.

Start or Intermediate Windsurf Instructor
BC Instructor Qualification
BSUPA Level 1

You must also have a valid RYA Safety Boat, First Aid Qualification and Safeguarding certificate. We can provide training for these pre-requisites which you can discuss with a member of our team.

A Flexible approach to working hours - willingness to work overtime is a bonus.

Prior management experience is beneficial

Reasonable IT Skills

Due to the nature of the working environment and the inevitable contact with children, this role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. Applicants for this role must be eligible to work in the UK.


our offer What we can offer you

On-site accommodation is available to a limited number of instructors and overtime work is regularly available.

Free use of centre equipment so you can hit the water on your days off.

Great coffee.

Discounted rates on retail purchases.

 




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