Position Open – Kitesurf & SUP Instructor

The Kitesurf Centre is searching for kiteboarding / multi-sports instructors, male and female, fitting the description below to expand our team ready for our upcoming summer season.

Our teaching season runs April 1st to October 31st – We have full-season and peak-season roles available:

Full season instructor position open from 01/04/2023 to 31/10/2023. Application deadline – 1/2/2023

Peak season instructor position open from 22/05/2023 to 1/10/2023. Application deadline – 1/2/2023

Please submit your CV and cover letter, expressing your interest and suitability for the role, to school@thekitesurfcentre.com 

About The Kitesurf Centre

The Kitesurf Centre (est.2008) is a kitesurfing school on Camber Sands beach, East Sussex, UK. Our BKSA and BSUPA accredited school and instructor training centre offers a variety of thrill-seeking activities such as kitesurfing lessons, kite buggying, kite landboarding, stand up paddleboarding, wingsurfing & adventurous group activity days. With such a range of activities available for groups and individuals, we help people find a new passion, but most of all enjoy learning something fun and exciting!

We at The Kitesurf Centre pride ourselves in having a selection of the most experienced and highly regarded instructors in the UK. Our hand-picked instructors are all BKSA or IKO qualified with a vast amount of experience. Most of which have previously managed centres in the UK and abroad or do so in our winter months. Having great instructors really makes a difference in our students’ kitesurfing lessons, as learning a new sport can be challenging. This is why we are very selective when choosing our employees and continually change and improve our instruction methods with staff coaching.

Ready to join an exciting and active team who are passionate about providing high-quality tuition? We’re looking forward to your application.

About this role

We are looking for serious applicants who are motivated, outgoing, extremely patient with students and demonstrating good adaptation skills and experience in teaching.

Instructors applying should be BKSA qualified* with a minimum of 1 season’s experience, be comfortable teaching group lessons and have the skill and knowledge to teach a high-quality lesson in all wind conditions.

You must also be ready to teach to a high standard we adhere to and work within the parameters set by The Kitesurf Centre and the BKSA.

* If a BKSA qualification is not held, a conversion course can be completed at The Kitesurf Centre.

Position Open - Kitesurf & SUP Instructor

Alongside Kitesurfing, The Kitesurf Centre also teach Kite Buggying, Kite Landboarding and Stand Up Paddleboarding. Experience in teaching land kiting is an advantage when applying for this role, though experience will be gained by co-teaching with experienced instructors.

BSUPA-qualified instructors will have the opportunity to increase their workload by teaching Stand Up Paddleboarding.

Requirements

·       BKSA qualified (IKO instructors may do a conversion course in May/ June with costs reimbursed upon commitment to the 2024 teaching season)

·       Minimum 1 season’s experience

·       Experience teaching group lessons

·       Comfortable teaching in all wind conditions

Bonus skills

·       Clean UK driving licence (1+ years)

·       SUP instructor (preferably BSUPA certified – other qualifications accepted)

·       Kite and board repairs

·       Able to teach advanced kitesurf lessons – Directional, Foil

·       Able to teach intro wingsurfing lessons

Required languages

·       English

Employment type

·       Seasonal – subcontractor

Applicants must be able to determine their own right to work in the UK. This is not a sponsored role.

EU Applicants (under 30 years old) who have not worked or lived in the UK before may be able to access a Youth Mobility Scheme Visa.

Please send your CV by email to school@thekitesurfcentre.com

Fancy turning a hobby into a career?

If you are passionate about the sports we teach, love the outdoors and are excited about working with us we want to hear from you. The following positions are open for the 2023 season; 

  • Full Season Kitesurfing / Multi-Sport Instructors (April – Oct)
  • Peak Season Kitesurfing instructor (May-Sept)
  • Senior Kitesurfing instructor
  • Bookings Assistant

Instructor Apprenticeships are available for people aged 18+. Contact us for more info.

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