Seasonal Water Sports Instructors, Various Locations


We are currently recruiting enthusiastic water sports instructors to various seasonal full time, part time and sessional contracts at our boating centres around the UK. With a significant investment in equipment and facilities over the last few years, the MSSC has repositioned boating at the centre of the Sea Cadet experience and we aim to support all units in providing each Cadet with a boating qualification and 30 hours boating per year.

We are recruiting for instructors in the following locations:

Sea Cadet Training Centre Raleigh – Torpiont, Cornwall

Sea Cadet Training Centre Caledonia – Port Edgar Marina, Rosyth, Scotland

Sea Cadet Training Centre Weymouth – Weymouth, Dorset

Thrapston Boat Station – Thrapston, Kettering

Welsh Harp Boat Station – Brent, London

Royal Docks Boat Station – Newham, London

Southern Area Boat Station – Portsmouth

Crosby Boat Station – Sefton, Liverpool

You will be experienced at delivering enjoyable, effective and safe learning for young people in the outdoors. You will hold at least one of the following qualifications: RYA Dinghy Instructor/Senior Instructor, RYA Powerboat Instructor, UKCC L1 Paddlesport Coach; UKCC Level 2 Rowing Coach. Experience and knowledge of routine boat maintenance would be useful but not essential.

These are rewarding roles, working with a fantastic team of committed and inspirational instructors and coaches and delivering challenging outdoor learning opportunities to young people. The excellent benefits of working for a national organisation committed to boating include fantastic opportunities to develop personal skills and gain further NGB qualifications across a wide range of disciplines.

For more information on this post, please download the Job Description and Person Specification to the right of this page.

Applications should consist of a completed application form, and the completed equal opportunities monitoring form. Please feel free to submit your CV in support of your application.

Please email applications to

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 12th May 2017

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a criminal record check

Call us on +44 (0)20 7654 7000 or email for more information