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Senior Sailing Instructor and Watersports Instructors

Simpson Travel - Korfu, Greece


We are seeking Watersports Instructors and a Senior Instructor to work on our exciting new watersports concept for 2019 in Corfu, organising a variety of activities in resort including dinghy sailing, windsurfing, stand up paddle boards and kayaking for both adults and children. Tuition of dinghy sailing will form a large part of this role and therefore applicants should have a RYA Level 2 Powerboat qualification along with a RYA Dinghy Instructor qualification. The positions start in April and finishes in mid-September.

Essential requirements

  • RYA Dinghy Instructor
  • RYA Dual qualified Senior Instructor and Instructors in sailing/windsurfing
  • RYA powerboat L2
  • International certificate of competence (ICC) (not essential)
  • First aid certified
  • UK/EU passport
  • UK NI number
  • UK bank account
  • Over 18


  • Excellent self motivator
  • Ability to ‘step in’ and support your team
  • Friendly, fun with a caring attitude
  • Organised team player
  • Experienced

Main responsibilities for Water Sport Instructors.

  • Unlocking and securing the centre and equipment
  • Provide safe and fun lessons to all guests on a daily basis
  • Ensure that company and RYA standards are adhered to
  • Dealing with guest enquiries
  • Instructing guests of all ages and all abilities 6 days a week
  • Ongoing training to improve job related skills
  • Rigging dinghy and windsurfing equipment
  • Carrying and moving heavy equipment
  • Boat and board maintenance
  • Power boat driving (safety cover)
  • Cleaning equipment and the centre
  • Ensuring the waterfront is clear, clean and safe
  • Socialise with guests
  • Implement and establish water safety precautions
  • Support and assist in daily upkeep of the waterfront

Main responsibilities for Senior Instructor

  • Along with the usual RYA duties required of an instructor, you will organise day to day staff requirements 6 days a week
  • Support, advise and develop in coordination of the proprietor of Corfu Sailing Centre
  • Produce guest courses to accommodate all abilities
  • Ensure ALL health and safety standards are adhered to
  • Ensure ALL company and RYA standards are adhered to
  • Establish and implement water safety precautions for guests and team
  • Support team in deliverance of service and duties
  • Deliver weekly team briefings and feedback on course deliverance, customer feedback and training needs.
  • Ability to lead a small team and motivate
  • Organise social end of course presentations

Package benefits

  • Return travel from UK
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation
  • Competitive salary
  • Professional development
  • Use of equipment
  • Uniform provided

Flights, accommodation and a highly competitive salary will be provided. Experience working overseas and a driving licence would be an advantage although not essential. Simpson Travel will conduct a DBS check and obtain references.

Please apply by email only attaching a comprehensive CV and an in-depth covering letter.

Watersports activity: 


Required qualifications: 

RYA certification

Required languages: 


Occupational fields: 

Instructor / CoachCustomer Support

Employment type: 

Full time

Application email: 
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