Racing/Learn to Race Instructor

Woods Hole Yacht Club
58 Bar Neck Road
Woods Hole, MA 02543
United States

Industry
Coaching
Job Start Date
6/25/2018
Job End Date
8/17/2018
Application Closing Date
4/1/2018
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $11.00 To $15.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
The WHYC is seeking instructors to teach children in both a “Learn to Sail” and a “Learn to Race” setting using Hartley12’s. The Hartley12 Sailing Instructor will teach basic racing rules and techniques, and will also manage a racing series/clinic in Hartley12’s. A Sailing Instructor’s primary duty is teaching students (both children and adults) to sail safely and correctly in group and private settings. A Sailing Instructor will implement curriculum as guided by the Sailing Master. A Sailing Instructor will act as a role model for their students, demonstrating respect for people, equipment, and the sport of sailing.

Time Commitment:
• Preferable: 1 week before program starts (June 25-29) and 1 week after program ends (August 20-24)
• Full Time: 7 week program (July 2 - August 17)
• Hours: Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm, Fridays 8am-1:30pm
Job Requirements
1. Strong background in sailing instruction and dinghy racing
2. US Sailing Level 1 Small Boat Instructor Certification required
3. Minimum 2 years experience as a coach/instructor in a sailing program
4. Experience in racing/race management (proficiency setting a course, scoring, protests, etc.)
5. Proficiency driving a small powerboat
6. Current First Aid/CPR certification
7. Capable of general boat maintenance
Employer Contact Information
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