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Chief Instructor

  • Job Location

    Vassiliki, Porto Heli, Pelion & Kos

  • Start date

    June onwards

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    Flights and transportation to and from resort, Accommodation, Breakfast when working, Discount at company bars and restaurants,Use of company’s activities equipment, Discounted prices on instructor qualifications, Emergency medical insurance and more...


Reporting to the Manager you will assist with the overall smooth running of the activities available in resort.

As an Activities Supervisor you will be responsible for providing support to the Beach Senior, Watersports Instructors, Manager, Bike Guides and Child Care staff. You will occasionally, act in any of these roles in their absence.

You will also support our customers throughout their stay, answering any queries they may have. You will ensure that practical and theory based tuition is provided and that it adheres to RYA criteria along with guaranteeing that safety measures are in place and are followed at all times.

In conjunction with the Manager you will create and provide a staff development and training program including succession planning. You will also be responsible for assisting the Manager in conducting the weekly staff meeting.

What you will be doing:
Customer Focus
Obtain a daily/weekly weather forecast and relay this information to staff and guests
Creating a welcoming and encouraging environment for guests to learn new skills
Attending evening social events e.g. Charity fundraisers, Welcome Meal and Send-off BBQ

Effective running of the entire activities program in the Manager’s absence
Overseeing the safe and successful running of the bike program
Overseeing the safe and successful running of the children’s program
Preparing notes, obtaining and interpreting forecasts and instruction session pre-planning for daily staff meeting
Running a daily staff meeting with all instructors and children’s club staff to assign duties, plan teaching sessions and ensure all groups have adequate equipment levels
Offer advice and guidance for instructors in relation to session planning and offer a range of alternate ideas for large groups and inclement weather
Delegating maintenance, cleaning and any other beach duties to instructors throughout the day
Motivating all beach staff to deliver high standards and enjoy their work
Giving staff incentives and time off in accordance with operational needs e.g. windsurf rotation
Responsible for the opening and set up of all beach equipment in time for lessons
Responsible for ensuring all equipment is securely locked and stored when the beach is closed
Ensure all necessary maintenance checks and preventative maintenance tasks are carried out weekly
Ensure maintenance records are kept and are accurate
Ensure all COSSH information is collated and stored on site
Complete weekly H&S audits
Write Risk Assessments for all beach related activities and areas of operation
Update the Ocean Elements Facebook page weekly
Complete instructor inductions
Implement and complete ongoing training programs in all areas, at all levels, for all staff
Ensure that Apprentice Instructors are trained in accordance with governing body syllabus
Carrying out first aid and completing accident forms as necessary
Be responsible for providing exceptional safety cover for all water users
Oversee, guide and develop the skills of staff in teaching groups of guests new skills in line with the governing body syllabus
Teaching a variety of sessions when required
Carrying out monthly stock takes

Taking bookings for activities and up selling ‘extras’ in resort
Using initiative to meet sales targets on logbooks, course sales, merchandise and private tuition

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What we’re looking for:

Personal Qualities
Ability to work to challenging and often changing deadlines  (E)
Strong social/People skills/Cheerful/Outgoing (E)
Motivated/Passionate / Enthusiastic (E)
Ability to work alone and as part of a team (E)
Ability to cope under pressure (E)
Willingness to work hard / long hours (E)
Adaptable / Flexible Attitude (E)
Honest and Trustworthy (E)
Professional and Reliable (E)

Skills & Ability
Customer Service (E)
Communication Skills (E)
Problem Solving & Complaint Handling (E)
Sales Experience (E)
Planning / Organisational (E)
Literate/Numerate (E)
Spoken English to Conversational Level (E)
IT, Admin & Social Media (D)


It is essential that you have the following qualifications:
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

It is highly desirable that you possess one or more of the following qualifications:
Safety Boat Certificate
RYA Windsurfing Scheme Intermediate Non-Planing
RYA Sailing Scheme Advanced Modules
RYA Intermediate Windsurfing Non-Planing Instructor
RYA Intermediate Windsurfing Planing Instructor
RYA Racing Coach Level 2
RYA Multihull Endorsement
RYA Powerboat Instructor
RYA Advanced Dinghy Instructor
RYA Advanced Windsurf Instructor

About us

Ocean Elements operate Beach Club holidays at 3 fantastic locations in Greece: Vassiliki, Pelion & Porto Heli.

Activities offered to guests include Dinghy Sailing, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Paddleboarding and
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