Head Sailing Instructor/ Entry Level Waterfront Director

Sandy Point Sailing
P.O. Box 36
Beverly, MA 01915
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description
Manages and leads the Junior Sailing Program
- Report to the Board of Directors
o Interface, advise and report program activities and daily developments to Board members
o Assist Registrar with communications to parent/students
o Provide session metrics; actual enrollment
o Track Instructor hours, report them to board, assure timely submission of time sheets
o Interface with JYC Membership and Leadership as needed
- Conduct and supervise sailing classes at all levels following the curriculum
o Greet all participants on 1st day of each new session
o Create a safe and positive learning experience for our children, developing and overseeing seamanlike discipline on the water, including safe boat handling and proper care of the Club equipment
o Resolve any student and/or parent conflicts, concerns or strife that emerges
o Support, organize and supervise interclub regattas
- Supervise the other instructor(s) & volunteers
o Review and modify schedules to meet needs of each class & session
o Provide assistance to instructors with lesson plans, on water drills and mentor as needed
o Optimizing instructors’ development as teachers & leaders
o Be a sounding board and go to resource for instructors
- Maintain club sailboats, motorboats and sailing equipment
o Lead fleet maintenance; trouble shooting, repairing, picking up needed supplies and hardware, assign tasks to Instructors to keep fleet & facilities is optimal condition
Job Requirements
- Age: 21+ and enjoy working with children
- Strong sailing skills and sailing competition experience
o Knowledge of all aspects of Opti, 420 including spinnaker and trapeze use
o Competency in boat handling of motor boats
o Competency in day to day sailing fleet maintenance
- Strong leadership skills
o Able to lead, prioritize and delegate
o Strong communication and organizational skills
o Experience teaching all levels of sailors
- Certifications
o Active US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Level 1 Certification (required)
o Level 2 Certification (preferred)
o Current Red Cross Advanced First Aid and CPR/AED Certification
Employer Contact Information
Sandy Point Sailing
Laura Barry
P.O. Box 36
Beverly MA 01915
United States
Sandy Point Sailing Laura Barry
Sandy Point Sailing Association's mission is to build fundamental sailing skills, to create competent sailors with a life-long passion for sailing through comprehensive instruction, to foster personal confidence, teamwork, leadership, community and respect for the sea in a fun and safe environment. Sandy Point has been an active organizer of junior sailing activities in Beverly, MA, since the middle of the last century.

Our experienced, US Sailing certified instructors are dedicated to preparing our future sailing community by offering a sequence of courses tailored to specific groups from beginners to racers for both the young and the young-at-heart. Students are given the opportunity to learn sailing and all facets of seamanship by: hoisting sails, tying knots, navigating, experiencing the wind, waves, tides & currents; and obeying the rules-of-the-road.

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