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'Leap for Success' Instructor Training & work

  • Job Location

    Poole, Dorset, BH15

  • Start date

    10th February 2020

  • Duration

    Seasonal Contract until September 2020

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive Employment Package


Take the plunge into the world of watersports! Leap for Success is aimed at individuals looking for their first steps into the industry or those looking to up-skill and become qualified RYA instructors.


With the activity industry growing and growing it is no surprise that there is a shortage of qualified watersports instructors to meet demand. Rockley want to nurture and develop the next generation of Watersports Instructors whilst also giving young people access to achieving qualifications with one of the world’s leading providers of professional watersports training, whilst also reducing the costs that normally prevent many individuals from accessing such training.

Rockley are therefore offering you a fast track route into the watersports industry at a subsidise cost  – with guaranteed paid employment for the full summer season 2020 in France or the UK, as well as access to further qualifications progression within the company. 

Who’s it for? 

The Scholarship is aimed at both our key returning staff and to the wider world of individuals who are looking at starting there career in the watersports industry and want to up-skill and become qualified RYA Instructors with a passion who want to work with Rockley in the future. 

The Leap for Success Scholarship:

  • 12 Weeks subsidised training at Rockley Academy, Poole – Start Date: 10th February 2020
  • Includes Full Board Accommodation.
  • Guaranteed paid employment for summer 2020 (mid April – September) Subject to T & C’s
  • Includes travel to and from Rockley Academy to a centre in France at the beginning and end of your work period.

NEW FOR 2020 - Rockley will be introducing recognised Paddlesport Instructor qualifications.
During the course you will also work towards the following qualifications:

  • RYA Dinghy Instructor
  • RYA Windsurf Instructor
  • Paddlesport Instructor
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • RYA Essential Navigation
  • RYA Safe and Fun Safeguarding Course
  • RYA First Aid
  • RYA Pre-entry

Continued mentoring and professional development throughout the season !!!!


Who is Eligible?

  • You must be aged 18 years or older and have a passion for the outdoors with the desire to become a fully qualified instructor and have the desire to want to pass on your knowledge to others.
  • You must have the desire and commitment to work a full season with Rockley Watersports until September 2020 – with the aspiration to move on further in the watersports industry.
  • Be available for the full duration of the Scholarship and period of employment, mid February- Septmeber 2020.
  • Attend an interview at our Rockley Point Centre, Poole.
  • Hold a valid UK Passport, National Insurance Number and UK Bank Account.
  • A basic knowledge of sailing and windsurfing is desirable but not essential.

For more inforamtion or to request an application simply click apply and submit your interest through the online form along with a copy of yourCV.

About us

Rockley Watersports is one of the most highly regarded watersports training and holiday companies in Europe. Based in Poole Harbour at Rockley Point, we also have 3 further centres situated in South West France. In addition to our training courses we ...
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