Community Sailing School @ Pistakee Director & Head Instructor

Community Sailing School @ Pistakee
1300 Rocky Beach Rd
Johnsburg , IL 60051
United States

Industry
Sailing Management
Job Start Date
5/21/2017
Job End Date
8/12/2016
Application Closing Date
3/31/2017
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Part Time
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
Head instructor position
for Community Sailing School @Pistakee

Create an environment
through leadership that will instill discipline and order
while maintaining a fun learning environment.

Be open to
Opportunities for growth in sailing and community
service.

Qualifications:
· US Sailing Level 1 (Highly suggested)
certification and 3 years of instructor
experience
· Must be at least 18 years
old

· Current CPR/First Aid
certification- documentation required

· Illinois Boaters Education
Card- documentation required

· Experience in operating a
safety boat and able to train less experienced
staff

· Able to properly set an anchor
and set marks on a sailing course

· Provide appropriate feedback
to Sailors, Instructors, volunteers and parents

· Enjoy working with
children

· Excellent Teamwork and
communication skills

· Positive Attitude with which
to provide a fun and safe learning environment both on land
and water

· Actively participate in daily
equipment maintenance

· Ability to
teach knots, boat terminology, rigging and
sailing.

· Racing experience

· Be able to develop and
maintain a strong rapport with staff
Job Requirements
CSS@Pistakee Director

• As Director managing staff of 8
• Safety and Emergency procedures for staff and students
• Implement “When I Work” app, setup, managed schedule and check in for payroll
• Oversee both Classroom and On the Water lesson plans for day camp, kinder sail, and adult lessons, incorporating US Sailing S.T.E.M into lesson plans
• Managed Online registration, website, social media, schedule regattas for sailing school students
• Independently handle first day registrations, student and parent orientation for new students, respond to parent’s phone calls, questions and concerns as received throughout the summer.
• Promotion and Events: Monday Night Sailing School Races, T-shirt and water bottle design, coordinated Parade of our Sailboat fleet for Gatsby Gala Fundraiser each year.

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