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Work with us!

We're always looking for fun, motivated freelance paddleboard and kayak instructors to join our team at Richmond and Teddington.

Our small and friendly team have taught over 5000 people to paddleboard on the Thames in the last few years. Why don't you help us take that even further?

You will need to be able to deliver really fun, safe and informative sessions – where everybody, from complete beginner to experienced paddler, leaves having learned something new – and with a smile on their face!

You will need

  • One of either

    • British SUP Association (BSUPA) L1 Instructor​

    • ​Water Skills Academy (WSA) Foundation SUP Instructor

    • British Canoeing Paddlesport Coach or Instructor, plus SUP Module 

    • Academy of Surfing (ASI) L1 Instructor

  • As well as​​

    • British Canoeing Foundation, Safety and Rescue Training (or equivalent)​

    • Current Outdoor/Aquatic First Aid Certificate

    • Strong personal paddleboard skill level

    • Extensive solo paddleboarding experience on rivers and tidal water


​If you’re interested, email us at the address below, outlining your experience, credentials and rough availability.

We'll meet up, have a chat, get you shadowing, and if all goes well we'll have you working on the water soon!

If you don't have any water sports qualifications, but are interested in getting some experience working at our sites, then please feel free to contact us as well. We may be able to offer you advice on getting qualified, or a land-based role helping getting our customers on the water.



Richmond Bridge Boathouses


Paddle Teddington

The Anglers

3 Broom Rd


TW11 9NR

Get in touch

Phone: 0203 488 1785


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