Instructor- SCTC Caledonia

Instructor, based at Sea Cadet Training Centre, Caledonia KY11 2XH

Salary £18,000 per annum

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Instructor to deliver high quality training at our training facility in SCTC Caledonia which includes Port Edgar Boat Station.

This position is full time, fixed term for six months starting in February 2019. Hours of work each week will be variable, but will average approximately 44 hours.

In this role you will responsible for the delivery of training, as directed by and in support of the Acting Commanding Officer and Chief Instructor.

You will be responsible for delivering training ashore and afloat to meet the centre’s training programme.

About you

You will be experienced at delivering fun and safe learning to young people and adults in an outdoor and classroom environment. Be able to support the centre’s shore-based training programme and administration. Have a minimum of one of the following instructor qualifications; RYA Dinghy Instructor (Coastal), RYA Senior Instructor, RYA Start Windsurfing instructor, RYA Powerboat Instructor (Coastal) plus RYA Safety Boat (Coastal).

Knowledge of basic boat maintenance would be useful.

You will be motivated and enthusiastic in driving the training centre forward and developing a high quality service.

You will be passionate about instructing and want to put your skills into practice in our setting and as part of our team.

About us

The Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MSSC) is the nation’s largest maritime charity and the governing charity of the Sea Cadet Corps (SCC), a civilian voluntary youth organisation comprising some 400 or so volunteer Sea Cadet Units, throughout the UK.

The SCC offers a wide range of youth opportunities with the same enduring objective – to foster good citizenship in the community.

The centre is located within MoD CALEDONIA and the boat station is a short drive across the Forth Estuary, in Port Edgar Marina with boating taking place between the historic bridges. Windsurfing is taught in the picturesque location of Lochore Meadows Country Park.

The training centre is open for 50 weeks of the year and offers an interesting and diverse training plan. The main portion of this is for Cadet training (12 to 18 year olds).

The MSSC is committed to build a brand new training facility at Port Edgar starting next year.

The post can be demanding and working hours are as determined by the training programme, which will include evening and weekend working.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the training centre 01383 858326.

For more information on this post, please download the Job Description and Person Specification

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

Please email applications to

Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 18th January 2019

Interviews will be held on: Wednesday 30th January 2019

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a PVG Disclosure Scotland check.

How to apply

Thank you for taking an interest in working for us. If you feel you have the skills and experience that we are looking for, please use our application form here and include a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Please submit applications to