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Senior Instructor / Chief Instructor

  • Job Location

    Polkerris Beach, South Cornwall Coast

  • Start date

    Mid March

  • Duration

    Mid November

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive package + subsidised accommodation if required


Do you want to work in one of Britain's best seaside locations, as part of a small, award-winning team?

You will have day to day responsibility for the standards of lessons and courses, wellbeing of students and instructors, bookings, customer experience, safety provision, equipment care and centre and beach presentation.

Your role will involve being active in managing, supporting and training instructors and other staff as well as teaching sailing and stand up paddleboarding to adults and children through courses and tasters. Managing equipment hire, safety boat cover, large annual swim and SUP events, powerboat tuition and facilitating land based sessions will also be within the scope of the role.

Overall it is important to be clear that as we are a small business flexibility and openness to a range of tasks, duties and work is essential. At times you will be required to support shop and cafe operations.


This job would suit an individual with solid experience managing a team and working in the watersports industry as well as those looking to work as part of a flexible, active and sociable team.



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  • RYA Senior Windsurf Instructor
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  • Coastal Dinghy Instructor Experience
  • Coastal SUP Instructor Experience
  • Managing a Team


  • Sea Kayaking Instructor Experience
  • Coasteering Instructor Experience
  • Land Based Activities Instructor Experience



  • Proficient at training and developing others
  • Robust planning and organisational skills
  • Commercial awareness


  • Experience using wordpress
  • Planning social media content

About us

Polkerris Beach Company is a family run business that provides award winning water sports in an idyllic Cornish cove.

We offer the team challenging and rewarding job roles as well as the opportunity to develop their experience and skills

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