Sailing Instructor - HOUSING MAY BE AVAILABLE.

Ram Island Yacht Club
60 Front Street
Noank, CT 06340
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
6/17/2019
Job End Date
8/16/2019
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
Ram Island Yacht Club (RIYC) in Noank (Groton), CT is seeking an experienced and energetic sailing instructors for the summer of 2019 season (June 17th – August 16th, 2019). RIYC is located at the mouth of the Mystic River and operates and competes in the ECSA, primarily between Weekapaug, RI and Niantic, CT.
The RIYC instructors/coaches will work with a team of volunteer members and/or parents and report to a Head Instructor to create a fun and challenging experience for new sailors and advanced sailors alike.
Ram’s Jr. program has Optimists, 420’s, Blue Jays, and O’pen Bics, although it is a goal to have sailors experience any and all types of sailing and boating on all types of vessels throughout the summer.
This is a full time summer program beginning June 17th, (for week of instructor prep and training), with classes starting on June 24th and continuing for eight weeks. The program ends on August 16th.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Oversee and participate in all phases of the program including: administration, maintenance and inventory of fleet and gear, and planning and preparation for class and regatta events.
• Oversee and continually monitor students' safety standards and procedures, ON AND OFF THE WATER.
• Be accountable for the care and upkeep of the yacht club owned sailboats and gear, as well as instructor power boats during the summer.
• Communicate with parents and guardians and work closely with Jr. Sailing board liaisons (parent members).
• Coordinate and communicate the participation of RIYC youth sailors at local regattas with students, parents and/or guardians
• Coordinate curriculum, logistics and instructional coverage
• Keep track of medical forms and other important info.
• Construct a weekly update to parents to review progress and preview the upcoming week’s events.
• Conduct a final assessment of each child and provide to each parent at the end of the summer.
HOUSING MAY BE AVAILABLE.
Job Requirements
US Level 1, 2, or 3
Safe Boating Certificate
Current First Aid, CPR and Defibrillator Training
Commitment to Safety
Prior Youth Sailing Coaching Experience
Prior Youth Sailing Program Administrative Experience (desired)
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Employer Contact Information
Ram Island Yacht Club
Ann Bergendahl
60 Front Street
Noank CT 06340
United States
Ram Island Yacht Club Ann Bergendahl

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