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Centre Management Team

  • Job Location

    South West France

  • Start date

    Earlier start dates available (

  • Duration

    Extended contract available for pack down (October)

  • Job Benefits

    Very Competitive Package including Accomodation, Food, Travel, Free Kit Usage, Paid Holiday and Discounted Rockley Accommodation and Food for Friends and Family


Rockley are looking to employ, experienced senior centre staff to perform the Centre Manger, Assistant Manager, Activity Manager and Senior Activity Instructor roles at our French activity centres. Our unique locations in the South West of France provide a fun and adventurous working environment. 

As a senior member of staff you will be required to organise and oversee the running of a variety of sessions, as well as overseeing the running of the centre as a whole on a day to day basis. You will work with other members of the Centre Management Team to ensure management of the activity team provides a safe, well-organised, motivated and happy activity environment for clients and staff alike.

Our senior centre staff are experienced instructors with excellent communication skills, are conscientious and can show initiative. You will need to be a hardworking, motivated, and professional person and who will lead by example.

Duties may include (but are not limited to):  

  • Supervising all courses
  • Perform the Senior Instructor role on the water, in the absence of the Activity Manager - teaching a variety of groups from varied backgrounds
  • Providing a high level of customer service to all of our clients
  • Coordinating evening entertainments for our clients
  • Staff Training, Development and Inductions
  • Provide advice and assistance to less experienced instructors both on and off the water
  • Day Senior - one day a week you will act as day senior- meaning that you are the most senior person on duty for that day


As a Centre Manager we require you to have:

  • Current RYA (or other accepted) First Aid and DBS certificates.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • You will need to be a motivated, flexible and professional person who will lead by example
  • You should have experience in managing people of a variety of ages in a number of different roles
  • You should be a good communicator, able to deliver information clearly too both individuals and to larger groups of clients and staff
  • Good customer service skills are essential

The ability to speak French would be advantage but not a necessity.


As an Activity Manager or Senior Activity Instructor as minimum you will need to hold one of the following: 

  • RYA Senior Dinghy Instructor
  • RYA Senior Windsurf Instructor

Ideally candidates will also hold one or more of the following:

  • UKCC Level 1
  • MIAS Level 1
  • BSUP Level 1
  • RYA Powerboat Instructor

You must hold a full UK driving licence

We require you to have previous experience working in the waterports industry.  



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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