Sessional Instructors (Royal Docks Boat Station)

Seasonal Instructor, based at Sea Cadets Royal Docks, E16 2QT

We are currently seeking enthusiastic instructors to deliver training at our facility at London’s Royal Docks.

This is a fixed term seasonal position between February and October. 

Hours of work each week will be variable, but will average approximately 24 hours per week.

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

About you

You will be experienced at delivering fun and safe learning to young people in the outdoors and have a minimum of one of the following instructor qualifications;

RYA Dinghy Instructor, BCU/UKCC Level 2 coach (or equivalent).

RYA Start Windsurfing Instructor, RYA Powerboat Instructor and knowledge of basic boat maintenance would be beneficial.

The successful candidate will be passionate about instructing and want to put their 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 London Regatta Centre and training takes place on the iconic Royal Docks.

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 and schools (12 to 18 year olds), with adult training also taking place.  There are various events in the docks and on the River Thames that also form part of the program.

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

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Royal Docks Boat Station on 020 75113273

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

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, Thursday 21 March 2019

Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.

Person Specification

Job Description

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