Sailing Club Bosun

  • £16 per hour, an annual salary of £8,320
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • The King's School

September 2019 start – 10 hours per week, 52 weeks of the year

The King’s School, Canterbury, Kent (co-educational boarding & day secondary school with 826 pupils) is looking for a Sailing Club Bosun to assist the Head of Sailing in developing the facilities as we continue to work towards national success. The sailing club generally operates from inland and coastal venues near Canterbury; currently Westbere Lake, near Fordwich and at Herne Bay Sailing Club.

Reporting to the Head of Sailing, the successful applicant will need to be an experienced sailor with sound knowledge of sailing craft and the associated safety equipment.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

• Undertake annual checks of safety equipment, sailing and powered craft in accordance with RYA guidelines.

• Assisting, as required, with the movement/ relocation of boats and equipment.

• Assist the sailing team in collecting and making deliveries of equipment.

• Carry out minor repairs to sailing dinghies and power boats.

Applicants should hold RYA safety boat helm, preferred Power Boat Instructor (PBI) or willing to undertake training as a PBI.

Salary will be £16 per hour, equating to an annual salary of £8,320.

Applications to be made out to Mr Laurie Dengate – Head of Sailing.

The King’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

To submit your application, please apply through The King’s School website,

Applications including a CV should be submitted by noon on Friday 21st June 2019. As we are nearing the end of term, interviews may take place before the closing date, therefore we do encourage early applications.

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  • Reference: SCBKSC06/19