KITESURFING REP

Location

KEFALONIA

Reports to

Chief Watersports Instructor/ Activity Assistant

Employment

May – September (Peak Season: July-September)


Job Summary

Working under the Chief Watersports Instructor in this hands-on role, you will be a water sports instructor with a difference… added kitesurfing. You will teach on kite weeks as well as teaching local kite tuition.  You will be working on the beach with other staff when not teaching kitesurfing. You need to have a fun, enthusiastic teaching style and be ready to encourage people to get on the water.

Key persons who you will be working with include the Senior Instructor, Activities Manager, and Assistant Manager.

With up to 75 people per week of various ages/abilities/backgrounds at the club, good social skills along with patience are paramount. Flexibility in the job role is required as you are likely to undertake duties that are outside your normal role.

Key RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Deliver BKSA standard kitesurf sessions in a safe and fun Environment
  • Helping with the set-up of the beach and equipment at the start of the season and the layup at the end of the season. Long hours and hard work are expected throughout these periods.
  • Understanding the companies Risk Assessments and Health and Safety procedures and working to ensure they are continually adhered to throughout the season.
  • Work as part of a small team to pro-actively assist all guests both on the beach and on the water.
  • Day to Day maintenance of all equipment on the beach.  Check all kit is in good working order. Reporting to Chief Watersports Instructor over spares and repairs.
  • Working closely with local suppliers for the provision of services.
  • Deliver the daily inclusive tuition clinics and any 1-1 tuition throughout the week (including on the water excursions/fun races).
  • Help organize and host some evenings; help always deliver briefings and interact with guests.

Job Requirements

  • BKSA Kitesurf Instructor
  • RYA Power Boat level 2
  • Previous teaching experience desirable
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Boat maintenance knowledge advantageous
  • Skilled safety and water rescue techniques
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Clean and tidy appearance
  • Competent Swimmer
  • Good Team Member
  • Over 21 years of age and hold a UK National Insurance and Bank Account
  • Valid UK Driving License (desirable)

Package

  • Competitive salary with benefits
  • Shared Accommodation
  • Lunches provided on days working. Allowance for breakfast
  • Uniform
  • Return flights to/from UK (London airports)
  • Free use of beach equipment
  • 1 Day off per week
  • Friends and family holiday discount (out of high season school holiday periods)
  • Ongoing training

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • Integrity and a to be proud to work for Trek-Adventures
  • A mature approach to working with a small team
  • Flexibility is key
  • Great organisation skills
  • Self-motivation is needed!
  • On-time, all the time
  • Fantastic organisational skills
  • Able to work under some pressure and solve problems

We pride ourselves in offering our staff a different experience.  If you want to experience living in Greece and immersing yourself in Greek culture in a small community, you will love this job.

Please bear in mind that this job is suitable for someone who is happy to work within a small team, sometimes unsupervised.  As well as working with our English team, you will be working alongside the local Greeks. Independence and maturity are therefore essential.

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU?

Please send us an up to date CV along with a picture of yourself to team@trek-adventures.co.uk.  Please ensure you clearly indicate the dates you are available from/to and include full contact details along with your DOB.  Interviews will be held in Kingsbridge – Devon, or via Skype.