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We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


-Annual profit share/management bonus
-Staff Reward Scheme
-Free use of leisure facilities
-Discounted Center Parcs breaks
-20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets


We are looking for outgoing, friendly and confident people to join our team as Watersports Instructors on a fixed-term contract.

In this role, you will meet and greet our guests, offering them a warm welcome. You will coach and supervise them in a range of exciting activities, allowing them to have fun whilst also feeling safe and secure.

Other responsibilities will include providing instruction during tuition sessions and overseeing the supervision of the lake. You will also maintain all watersports equipment and complete all necessary checks.

You will be required to complete and maintain all necessary training courses and qualifications required to provide Outdoor Activity instruction and in accordance with Company and legal requirements.

This role will also involve you working closely with others within the department as well as across the wider Village, therefore excellent communication skills will be required.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to apply for disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB). This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.


These are fixed-term contracts until September 2018.

You will be contracted to work 150 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work may vary each week but you will always receive your contracted hours per period.

Your shifts will be allocated on a rota basis and you will be required to work shifts on both week days and weekends. Your earliest start time will be 8am and your latest finish time will be 6pm. You will also be required to work public/bank holidays on a rota basis.

Watersports forms part of a larger department of Outdoor Pursuits, including Action Challenge, therefore you may need to cover shifts of this nature too.


You must hold at least one of the following qualifications: BCU UKCC Level 1 or 2 Coach, Qualified Stand up Paddleboard Instructor, RYA Sailing and/or Windsurfing Instructor

Essential requirements:

-Sociable, confident and outgoing personality
-Naturally cheerful
-Ability to perform under pressure
-Good basic standard of education
-Physically capable to meet the demands of the role
-The ability to communicate competently
-Able to work as part of a team
-Must be 18 years or over

Desirable requirements:

-Previous experience of working within the leisure/customer service industry
-Experience of Outdoor Sports Activities
-Powerboat and First Aid Qualification desirable
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