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Call us on 01243 573375

Chief Instructor

CYE Sailing Centre hosts over 3000 guests a year. We share the gospel and enable all our guests to develop their skills and abilities in many ways. At the heart of this work is our commitment to training and mentoring watersports instructors to an excellent standard. We have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Instructor to inspire our next generation of young leaders. The successful candidate will combine a passion and ability in activity instruction, youth work and developing people in an outdoor activities setting. The successful candidate will:

  • Hold senior qualifications in dinghy and paddling instruction.

  • Role model and coach the leading of excellent activity sessions and training programmes.

  • Be passionate about the training, development and discipleship of all staff.

  • Take day-to-day responsibility for much of the way CYE operates and is maintained.

  • Be an excellent communicator and organiser.

Due to the evangelistic nature of our mission and programmes, it is a genuine occupational requirement of the role to be a professing and practicing Christian.

Starting salary is £21,000 - £23,000 per annum depending on experience. Applicants invited for interview will also have the chance to look round our multi activity centre in Chidham, near Chichester.

If you are interested in applying please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01243 573375 for further literature, a job description and application form.

Interviews will be held between the 9th and 13th July.



Senior Activity Leaders (from September 2018)

We are now taking applications for a Senior Activity Leader to join us as a Community Member, starting in September 2018. This is an excitiing opportunity to work with a wide variety of groups, using and further developing your existing skills and qualifications in sailing, paddling and land activities. As a senior, you will be expected to take ownership of specific equipment, help to deliver training to trainees and of course play a full part in the discipleship programme. Please see the role description for more details:

Senior Activity Leader (Land Activities)

For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us on 01243 573375. To apply, please complete and send us an application form.



Trainee Activity Leaders

Each September we have a fantastic group of trainee activity leaders join the team. Read more here and get in contact if you'd like to discuss further or apply.