We’re Recruiting

Now that the future is looking slightly clearer we are looking for staff to join our team for what is sure to be a busy season. Despite COVID-19 we still saw some 15,000 sessions delivered in 2020, join us and make 2021 even better.

Based in East London we are a Registered Charity and provide Sailing, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, Powerboating, Open Water Swimming to all sectors of the community.

The Roles
We’re looking to recruit one candidate into a position of a ‘Lead Instructor’ and 3/4 additional ‘Watersports Instructors’ to join our team on a full-time basis for the 2021 season. The Centre provides activities from 0700-2100 every day and you will be required to work on a rota with colleagues to ensure cover is adequate at all times. The posts will be for a period of six months commencing 1st April.

The Right Candidates
The Centre prides itself on being an open and inclusive environment, providing watersports for all in a friendly and fun way. The right candidate will be professional and knowledgeable; always striving to go above and beyond for the clients; most importantly have a fun and vibrant personality, looking to impart your love of watersports to all and strive to bring our clients into the watersports family rather than viewing them as mere customers.

Further details of the posts can be found in following the Job Descriptions.
Lead Instructor
Watersports Instructor

With the ongoing COVID-19 situation, interviews will take place during the week commencing 15th March via video call with shortlisting and followup the following week.


Please complete This Application and send it along with a covering email to Benjamin Davis, Centre Director at benjamin@dswc.org

N.B. Due to COVID-19 you are not required to sign the application form if returning it by email.