Chief Instructor

Job Title

Chief Instructor


Are you ready to lead the way? Managing the beach and activity operations of a Voyager Adventure resort is not for the faint hearted

What's the job?

The Chief Instructors principal role is to manage the beach and evening activities

Key accountabilities for this role include:

  • Support of pre-season training and resort preparation

  • Overseeing activity operations

  • Staff timetabling

  • Management of resort team (circa 10 staff)

  • Health & safety of resort operations

  • Equipment inventory and management

  • Evening entertainment programme

  • Client videos

You'll spend the majority of your time on the beach ensuring the Voyager Adventure programme is delivered safely and to the high standards, our customers expect. Always vigilant, you'll need to be well organised and have one eye on the weather. The local winds are renowned for their unpredictability but the local knowledge we provide means you'll be able to ensure each group is kept active throughout their stay.

Plenty of days on the beach (in the sun) will include hard graft and a lot of expended energy. You'll finish the season fitter, stronger and wiser about activity and staff management, and group activity provision. You'll also get to entice the staff team into activity days and make the best use of where you are by getting out and active whenever possible.


1 August 2018


Voyager Adventure


Argeles-sur-Mer, France or Tossa de Mar (Costa Brava), Spain


Competitive salary; Performance related bonus; Accommodation; O'Neil uniform; Comprehensive insurance & Return travel


April 2019


6 month contract


Who does this role suit?

We are looking for someone with several years in the Outdoor Activity Industry who's ready to take the next step and lead their own team. You should be a seasoned instructor with management experience and preferably have worked for a variety of water-sports operators.

You'll be expected to set a high standard of professionalism and show a solid work ethic but also know when it's time to have fun.

Evolution is key so we'll be looking to you to help progress both the team and the programme.

Professional qualifications

To apply you should have an RYA Senior Instructor qualification in either Sailing or Windsurfing. We will consider applicants who have the relevant experience and pre-requisites for either qualification provided it is feasible for you to have achieved the qualification before the contract start date.

Other professional qualifications that are an advantage:

  • RYA Dingy Instructor

  • RYA Windsurf Instructor

  • BCU Level 1 paddle sports coach (or higher)

  • ASI or BSUPA stand up paddle level 1 (or higher)

  • RYA Powerboat Instructor

Minimum requirements

  • Age 21+

  • RYA Senior Instructor

  • First Aid certificate valid for the duration of your contract

  • Full clean driving license (trailer license preferred)

Good to know

If you are offered a position we will require two appropriate written references and you will need to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB). Non-UK applicants will need to provide a Certificate of Good Character or equivalent as per the UK Government's guidelines. This is our standard procedure for job roles that require working with minors. If you have any concerns about this process please do not hesitate to contact a member of our office team. Your call will be dealt with in confidence.

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