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The below positions are for positions in external companies. Please find full details below. 

If you have a position you would like to advertise with us, please email [email protected]


Part-time Kayak Coach

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We are looking to appoint a part time kayaking coach to deliver high quality specialist coaching as part of the Senior School games and AOB programmes. The successful candidate would be responsible for all training, selection and management of the kayaking teams, have BC Level 2 or UKCC Level 2 coaching qualifications and experience in the discipline of Marathon racing. We are developing our Outdoor Education offering and for the right candidate there could be an opportunity to support this development, working both term time and during the school holiday periods.

For further details, please find the full job description below. We look forward to hearing from you.

To apply, please complete in full the support staff application form and send it, along with a covering letter addressed to Mr Gareth Sheer, Director of Co-Curricular, to [email protected]

Early applications are encouraged and will be considered on receipt.

Watersports Centre Manager - Coquet Shorebase Trust


Salary: up to £27,000 pa pro rata with negotiation on hours

Closing date: 20th March 2020

We have an exciting and rewarding opportunity for the right person to develop and manage a community watersports centre in the stunning Northumberland Coast AONB.

We are looking for a dynamic, experienced person, with a passion for water activities, to be instrumental in growing the overall activities we deliver.

Qualifications & Experience required:

  • British Canoeing Coaching qualifications (UKCC level 3 equivalent)
  • RYA Senior Instructor (dinghy or windsurfing)
  • Experience in running an organisation and managing a team
  • Experience of working with people with disabilities and people of all ages
  • Experience in marketing, advertising and grant applications
  • RYA Powerboat Instructor (desirable)


Subject to satisfactory completion of this, we will offer an extended contract.

For further information and application details: 

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About Us

We have the right foundations on which to build, having two almost new purpose-built watersports venues a few miles apart. One is at Ladyburn Lake, adjacent to the spectacular Druridge Bay, which is used as a base for sailing, windsurfing and paddlesports. The other one being at the Braid at Amble, on the banks of the River Coquet, ideally placed for kayaking and estuary tours up to the historic village of Warkworth, with its impressive Castle.

About You

We are looking for someone with the vision and experience to make positive change and reinvigorate the delivery of activities. The Trust committee is open minded, positive and committed to its future success.

Download the job pack using the link below to find out more.

Why not start your application today?

All applications must arrive by: 11:59pm on Friday 20th March 2020. Shortlisting will take place on 21st March. Interviews: 4th or 5th April 2020 (successful applicant will be notified shortly after interview).

Click here to go to our main recruitment page and  download job pack