Children’s Watersports Instructor

Location: Greece

This role is the perfect opportunity for watersports professionals who wish to progress in the job they love, in a stunning environment, with a growing company. This role involves working with children aged 5 to 13 years delivering an action packed programme of activities on the water which will include sailing, windsurfing, paddle boarding and kayaking. Our watersports instructors are enthusiastic and motivated individuals who provide a really fun and varied programme that gets children excited about getting out on the water.

Our team are flexible and always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that the children have a fun-filled and enjoyable time, which is what keeps families coming back to us year after year. The resorts may have incredible facilities for children but it is our team that really counts and makes the difference.

In your spare time you will be exploring hidden beaches, seeking out unspoilt villages and enjoying the local delicacies and culture. If you are looking for a job that pushes you to be your very best, that enables you to live in some of Europe’s most desirable coastal locations and to work alongside some of the best professionals in the industry, then this is the position for you.

Main responsibilities

  • Ensure that our guests and their children benefit from the highest level of childcare and watersports instruction
  • Plan a variety of age and group size appropriate watersports activities each week
  • Be confident in dealing with guests
  • Liaise with our UK offices, the children’s club manager and other staff and work as a team

Abilities and expectations

  • An attitude whereby ‘nothing is too much trouble’
  • A passion for watersports and working with children
  • Safety conscious
  • Team player
  • Excellent self-motivation
  • Excellent guest relations and interpersonal skills
  • Outgoing and fun

Essential Requirements

  • RYA watersports instructor (sailing or windsurfing but desirable to have both)
  • Fluent in English (both spoken and written)
  • Experience in teaching children a range of watersports
  • Excellent awareness of health and safety issues
  • Excellent self-motivation
  • Excellent people skills / customer service skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Water confident
  • Available for the whole season – April to October
  • UK/EU passport
  • UK/ EU bank account

Desirable Attributes

  • Previous experience of working overseas at a watersports centre
  • Motorised watersports experience/qualification

This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure and barring service check (criminal background check)