Mark Warner

Senior Instructor - Europe

Recruiter
Mark Warner
Location
Europe
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Jul 2018
Closes
18 Aug 2018

Senior Instructor

Destinations: Greece, Sardinia, Corsica and Turkey

We are actively seeking experienced and qualified Senior Instructors to come work in one of our stunning beach resorts.

As a member of our dynamic waterfront team you’ll teach a wide range of child and adult courses. We offer informal group sessions, RYA syllabus courses including advanced modules and private one-to-one tuition. You’ll ensure all instructors adhere to Mark Warner and RYA standards and that our guests have a safe and fun experience whilst participating in our watersports.

It’s not all work and no play though! Opportunities to get out on the water will be plentiful; you could learn a new sport or explore exciting new places with like-minded friends.

We’ve a strong management team that provides on-going support and training. You can gain new qualifications, there’s a development programme for career progression with the prospect to work year-round in one of our chalet hotels in top European ski destinations.

Main Responsibilities

  • Support and assist the waterfront management team
  • Oversee staff instruction
  • Liaise between waterfront management and waterfront team
  • Assist with staff rotas
  • Organise day-to-day staff requirements
  • Deliver an advanced instruction programme to guests and staff
  • Produce a course plan accommodating all guest abilities
  • Oversee Race day and prize-giving
  • Continuously improve health and safety on the waterfront
  • Implement Mark Warner standards and ensure these are adhered to at all times
  • Establish and implement water safety precautions
  • Partake in additional waterfront responsibilities including safety cover, customer service, shore-break duties and pontoon management
  • Assist with maintenance, security and upkeep of the waterfront and its equipment
  • Help train, develop, motivate and appraise staff on their course delivery
  • Participate in evening entertainments, guest dinners and social activities

Abilities and Skills

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Present a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Team player
  • Calm friendly demeanour
  • Professional, safety conscious

Essential Requirements

  • RYA Senior Dinghy and/or Windsurfing Instructor
  • RYA Safety Boat or RYA Powerboat Instructor
  • RYA Intermediate Windsurf Instructor, Advanced Dinghy or Multihull Instructor and practical experience of Kayaking and Stand Up Paddleboarding desired but not essential
  • International Certificate of Competence (ICC)
  • First Aid Certificate
  • UK/EU Passport holder
  • UK National Insurance Number
  • UK bank account

Package and Benefits

  • Return travel to/from UK
  • Medical insurance
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • All meals
  • Discounted drinks and beauty treatments (dependent on resort)
  • Use of some hotel sports equipment and facilities including tuition
  • Smart uniform
  • Holiday concessions for friends and family
  • A competitive salary
  • Commission on lessons
  • Comprehensive training
  • Opportunity to work year-round
  • Management development

Checklist Looking for adventure? ✓ Want to travel to beautiful locations? ✓ Keen to develop your skills? ✓ Want to meet like-minded people? ✓ Love getting out on the water? ✓ Looking for a career in the watersports industry? ✓

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