Cape Cod - Head Sailing Instructor

Arey's Pond Sailing School
45 Arey's Lane
South Orleans, MA 02662
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
5/15/2019
Job End Date
9/14/2019
Application Closing Date
4/5/2019
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
Yes Must pass background check.
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Job Description

Head Sailing Instructor
Arey's Pond Sailing School
February 2019

Contact

Haley Cedarholm
Program Director

Background

Arey’s Pond Boat Yard, located in South Orleans, MA is a full-service boat yard on a beautiful, sheltered waterfront location. We specialize in building and maintaining catboats and other small, classic sailboats. In season, the boatyard runs a sailing program, Arey’s Pond Sailing School. The sailing school operates on Little Pleasant Bay and specializes in catboats, private lessons for all ages, private charters and rentals. In addition to the sailing school, the boat yard also runs a launch service for our mooring customers that is partially staffed by sailing school. Please visit our website (areyspondboatyard.com) for more information.

Summary

We are seeking a Head Instructor to work under the Program Director and teach private sailing lessons, run private charters as well as assist the Program Director in scheduling and program management. The Program Director, Head Instructor, and other staff will provide exceptional customer service, for which we are known, and create an environment for customers and staff that prioritizes safety, learning, and fun. This position is seasonal (June - Labor Day) and part time, requiring at least 20-30 hours a week, potentially more during the height of the season. For this right candidate, this position has the potential to be full time.Some weekend and evening hours are required.

Responsibilities

- Provide exceptional customer service.
- Ensure all safety protocols are followed at all times.
- Teach private sailing lessons to students of all ages and skill levels.
- Run private charters on Little Pleasant and Pleasant Bay.
- Manage rentals of sailboats, paddle boards, and kayaks.
- Assist Program Director in the management of staff and in the management of the bookings schedule and general sailing program.
- Process payments and ensure customers sign all liability waivers before lessons/charters.
- Advise service department when repairs to sailing school fleet and chase/launch boats are needed.
- Confirm all sailing school boats are properly down rigged, cleaned, and put away at the end of each day.

Compensation

We offer a unique and generous compensation package for the right person. Please contact us for details.

Deadline

Position will remain open until filled.
Job Requirements
- 2-4 years experience coaching/teaching basic sailing, preferably to students of a variety of ages.
- A strong, demonstrated, understanding of sailing and power boating. Preferably with experience sailing sloop and gaff rigged sailboats. Racing experience is a plus.
- Experience rigging sailboats or an interest in learning.
- Administrative and interpersonal skill commensurate with a role that will interact with customers and the general public on a daily basis.
- A valid driver’s license.
- US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Level 1 Certification.
- USCG OUPV (6-Pack) Captain's License or ability to acquire before starting.
Employer Contact Information
Arey's Pond Sailing School
Arey's Pond Sailing School
45 Arey's Lane
South Orleans MA 02662
United States
Arey's Pond Sailing School Arey's Pond Sailing School
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Arey’s Pond Boat Yard, located in South Orleans, MA is a full-service boat yard on a beautiful, sheltered waterfront location. We specialize in building and maintaining catboats and other small, classic sailboats. In season, the boatyard runs a sailing program, Arey’s Pond Sailing School. The sailing school operates on Little Pleasant Bay and specializes in catboats, private lessons for all ages, private charters and rentals.

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