Sailing Instructor, Moray

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Gordonstoun is unique school and has been the leader of character education for over 80 years. In everything we do we encourage our young people to discover the truth in our motto - Plus est en Vous - there is more in you.

Job Summary

Gordonstoun operates a RYA recognised Sailing Centre from our sailing base at Hopeman Harbour, where we provide a range of sailing and power boating activities for our students from years 4 to 13.With a wide range of skill levels, our students will require coaching from beginner to advanced level using the RYA Dinghy Scheme as a framework for the sailing programme.

Working at Gordonstoun you will enjoy working in a vibrant community set in the beautiful Moray Firth.  It is a busy fast-paced environment that is set in beautiful surroundings.

Main Purpose of the Job

The Post Holder would act as RYA Chief Instructor at our sailing base in Hopeman and facilitate the delivery of our small boat sailing programme.  Sailing activities are usually timetabled outside of the academic day (usually afternoons and weekends) leaving time in the working day for boat maintenance and other tasks and there is an expectation that the post holder will also be involved in an area of the school beyond their sailing instructing duties.

In addition, candidates would be expected to contribute to the wider life of the school in other ways, in either a teaching or nonteaching capacity. The ability to teach, coach sports, contribute to the activity programme, or have Outdoor Education qualifications such as Mountain Leader would be desirable.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

To act as Chief Instructor at the Gordonstoun RYA Recognised Training Centre at Hopeman

For further details, including how to apply, please visit the employmnet section of the School's website or contact the Recruitment Department on 01343 837837

Job location

More about Gordonstoun
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 6 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 5RF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1343 837837
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The School
Gordonstoun is known for the wide range of activities that it provides for girls and boys throughout the School's 6-18 age range. It has first-class facilities for these activities which include, in addition to all the normal subjects and...