Duty Manager / Lead Instructor Stanborough Park

Location Welwyn Garden City
Discipline: Leisure and Fitness, Internal
Job type: Permanent Full Time
Contact name: Jessie Faulkner

Job ref: 182365

Lead  Instructor


GLL is looking for a Lead Instructor based at Stanborough Park Water Sports Centre in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. Stanborough Park has been providing sailing since 1969 and is an British Canoeing and RYA Training Centre offering courses and practise sessions to adults and children, where you’ll join the Watersports team in delivering these.

As a NGB Qualified Instructor, You’ll be require to run high quality watersports sessions, set up and pack down the equipment at the start and end of each day, ensuring the health and safety of staff and customers, guaranteeing the highest standards of service. Working with a team of Watersports Instructors on a daily basis means you’ll need to have a positive attitude.

You’ll have a real passion for watersports and must hold either a RYA Dinghy Instructor certificate, RYA Powerboat Level 2, British Canoeing Instructor or Higher. Flexibility, punctuality and reliability are just as important as integrity, a can-do attitude and a real focus on customer service. Passion and personality will stand you in good stead too.


In return, we offer a range of benefits that you’d expect from the UK’s largest leisure provider:

*         Pension schemes

*         Ride to work scheme

*         Discounted membership at our leisure centres

*         The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we’re run plus associated social events

*         Career pathways

*         Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best


If you want the chance to develop a career doing something you love, apply now


The welfare and safety of the children in our care is of the utmost importance to us at GLL. We follow safer recruitment procedures to ensure that our staff are checked and appropriate to work with children and young people. Therefore we’ll require you to complete an enhance DBS check before you will be allowed to start work.


All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.


To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.


About Us

GLL is the UK’s largest leisure and cultural services provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Lea Valley Whitewater Centre and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer.

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.