Watersports Instructor

with Ocean Elements

newspaper Watersports Paddlesports Beach
locationGreece, Vasiliki, Porto Heli, Horto & Kos, Vasiliki, Porto Heli, Horto & Kos
start dateApril - October
salary Competitive
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided

Here at Ocean Elements we like to stay active all year round, once our winter program finishes, we don our bathing suits and head out to Greece for sun, sea and a whole heap of water sports and land-based activities.

We are looking for active people who are in their element by the beach and ocean. Whether delivering excellent customer service and food to fuel all those activities, providing top-class tuition on the ocean or ensuring children have a holiday of a lifetime; we have job roles that suit all experiences and qualifications.

We’re in our element in the summer, are you?

Watersports Instructor

typical day A Typical Day in the Job

As a Watersports Instructor you will be leading and assisting RYA sessions for adults and children alike. You will provide practical and theory based tuition that adheres to RYA criteria, ensuring that safety measures are in place and are followed at all times. You will be on hand to offer your guidance and expertise to guests who wish to also free sail. The role enables you to deliver outstanding customer service through a close relationship with small groups of customers within coaching sessions and all our guests in resort.


Opening and securing all beach equipment, including lifting and moving equipment and security cages

Preparing equipment for tuition and free-sailing, including lifting and moving equipment ready for launching

Routine maintenance checks on all equipment and completion of maintenance records

Teaching groups of adults & Kids new skills in line with the governing body syllabus

Being responsible for all safety aspects of your session whilst you are afloat, including considerations for ability, weather conditions and suitable craft to use

Providing safety cover for all aspects of our waterfront operation spending time on safety boats and in the safety tower

Carrying out stock takes and other essential paperwork

Carrying out first aid and complete accident forms as necessary

Assisting other departments as per operational needs

Up selling all RYA courses to customers not already booked to attend one

Providing private watersports tuition if requested

Promoting other in-resort sales (RYA Literature, tuition, merchandise)

Promoting Youth Squad to all children of the correct age group

Actively promoting all social events in the hotel to increase local revenue

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

Customer Focus

Delivering outstanding customer service and care at all times helping the guests at every possible opportunity, helping to rig their kit to carrying equipment back to the racks & catching & recovering all sail boats
Interacting with all guests in a professional manner at all times
Attending evening social events

What you will need:

Minimum age at contract start date; 18yo
First Aid (valid for a minimum of 6 months from posting date)
RYA Dinghy Instructor AND/OR RYA Start Windsurf Instructor
RYA Powerboat Level 2
Safety Boat Certificate

Highly Desirable additional Qualifications:

RYA Intermediate Windsurfing Non-Planning Instructor
RYA Intermediate Windsurfing Planning Instructor
RYA Racing Coach Level 2
RYA Multihull Endorsement
RYA Powerboat Instructor
RYA Advanced Dinghy Instructor
RYA Advanced Windsurf Instructor
SUP Instructor

our offer What we can offer you

Competitive Salary and Package
Family and Friends Discount
Travel to and from the UK
Access to Watersports Equipment


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