Chief Instructor

Location Portsmouth
Salary £21k-£24k pa dependent on experience
Job type Permanent
Discipline Watersports
Reference J7298
The not-for-profit ASC Portsmouth (along with our growing network of other centres) is the delivery mechanism of the Andrew Simpson Foundations charitable aims, delivering its community programmes alongside a full commercial watersports activity programme.

The centre teaches a wide range of RYA dinghy sailing, windsurfing and British Canoeing courses as well as a variety of landbased activities. We are a professional, high energy centre, hosting many school groups, youth groups, individuals, adults and children through a long season.

We are looking for a strong leader whose responsibilities start with managing the on-the-water sessions to ensure the delivery of top-class tuition. Alongside this, you will be responsible for managing the team of seasonal instructors, giving regular appraisals and constantly helping them to develop personally and to maintain our high standards.

The applicant must have previous experience in managing the day to day running of a busy centre.

* Managing on-water sessions
* Staff development
* Staff rotas
* Managing and maintaining the wide range of equipment
* Maintaining our high standards of customer service

Personal Qualities:
* Welcoming, friendly and enthusiastic
* Excellent communication skills with group leaders, students and staff
* Organised and punctual
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Ability to problem solve
* Self-motivated
* Adaptable

* RYA Senior Instructor
* RYA Windsurf Instructor or above
* RYA Powerboat Instructor
* British Canoeing Paddlesports Instructor

* RYA Coach Assessor
* RYA Advanced Instructor
* Qualifications or experienced in landbased activities such as high ropes and archery

Langstone Harbour, Portsmouth

£21k-£24k dependent on experience

To apply:
To apply please email your CV with a covering letter to Andrew Simpson Centre via the apply button below.

Please note this role is not managed by Marine Resources, it is being advertised as part of our job board adverting service on behalf of the company recruiting. Your application will be sent directly and if you are a successful candidate you will hear directly from the company advertising.

Marine Resources Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent and fixed term contract recruitment and as an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Please note that by applying for this job you accept our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy which can be found on our website.