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Water Sports Team Leader

Apprentices & Activities Team

Isle Of Wight


Full Time


Activities Team Leader (Water Sports)
Full Time, 40hrs
£22,000 per annum

Job Purpose

The purpose of the role is to coach/train and develop the Activity Team so that they own the guests journey from start to finish within the Centre Operation - empowering them to deliver consistent world class experiences that will ensure our KPI’s & NPS targets are achieved and that we stand out from our competitors in delivering a unique unbridled Activity experience.

To create and deliver an environment where guest focus drives the delivery of the IOW water sports activities, ensure that the IOW water sports activities are delivered to the highest standard, through ownership, design and development of programmes, coordination of resources, and delivery of effective training.

Key Responsibilities

• Be a leadership role model, motivate, inspire and enable your team to deliver life-changing experiences and always keep the Guest at the heart of what they do
• Coach/train and develop the Activity teams to maximise performance in order to deliver a world class guest experience one that enables us to stand out from our competitors.
• Monitoring/observing sessions to ensure the delivery meets pre-defined standards and providing feedback and coaching to instructors
• Support the coordination of the workload & rota’s of the Activity teams that ensures delivery of a unique guest experience
• Complete all weekly and monthly reports in a timely and accurate manner
• Monitoring/observing sessions to ensure the delivery meets pre-defined standards

Essential Criteria

• Sheltered Water Coach, or above, Discipline Specific (i.e. Kayak / Canoe / SUP) FAAW
• Knowledge of the company & product or a proven track record in the Activity/Learning sector
• Efficient time management & organisational skills
• Confident communicator (both verbal and written) with a personable and professional manner and the ability to interact and relate to all levels of employees and build strong working relationships.
• Experience of coaching, and giving feedback confidently and professionally
• Experience of delivering training and development events.
• IT Literate – knowledge of word/excel /Microsoft packages

We are one of the most experienced providers of outdoor education in the UK. We were founded over 35 years ago and run over 1.2 million activity sessions each year across ten activity centres. Each year we welcome over 175,000 young people from more than 35 countries around the world.