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Chief Watersports Instructor

  • Job Location

    East Midlands, Northamptonshire

  • Start date

    4th March

  • Duration

    3rd November

  • Job Benefits

    Salary = £20,000-£25,000 Pro Rata depending on Experience and Qualifications, Benefits = Uniform, Personal training plan, Use of Centre facilities including equipment, Overtime back as TOIL




Description

 
Key Tasks
To organise, plan and deliver high quality watersports activities to demand including weekends and evenings
To keep up to date with all current coaching practices and undertake continuous professional development
To review, understand and implement the Northampton sailing Club activity policies and procedures. To ensure all staff have been inducted and have a good level of understanding of these procedures
Assist the office with planning group and course bookings
To assist the club manager in staff rotas
Recruit, develop and lead instructional staff
To deputise for the club manager on days off
To ensure all staff stay current and qualifications are in date and recorded
To assist in the monitoring and evaluation of all staff by completing the appropriate paper work as advised by the club manager
To inform the club manager of any accidents / incidents which occur and to inform the instructional team of any concerns which may arise.
To display consistently high standards of behaviour in accordance with the NSC & RYA code of conduct for instructors
To run activity sessions with other staff demonstrating best practices
Maintain accurate records of certificates/log books issued; ensure registers completed, record schools/groups weekly progress.
Ordering log books & certificates

Requirements

Essential Skills and Qualifications
You will be passionate about outdoor education and are able to inspire others
As part of a team you will need to use your excellent observational skills to ensure we deliver the highest standards in health and safety and service quality
You will be able to lead on programmes and initiatives and demonstrate strategic creativity within selected projects you will be leading on
You always work hard to be a role model for everyone to meet
You can demonstrate a conscientious approach to resource management and have an aptitude to understand equipment maintenance
You have got experience managing a team of instructors
You have a broad range of outdoor activity experience and hold a senior instructor in dinghy or windsurfing
 
Desirable Skills and Qualifications
Willingness to develop you own experience and qualification in all activities at the club
Experience running raft building and problem-solving sessions
To hold additional qualifications such as RYA PBI, RYA windsurfing instructors, RYA VHF licence BCU bellboat helm, BCU level 1 coach, BCU sup module, mountain biking leaders award.
 

 

About us

We are a members club with a public training centre running sailing, windsurfing, stand up paddle boarding, Powerboat courses, Mountain Biking and Problem Solving. ...
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