Sailing Instructor

Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
15 Yates Streets
Biddeford Pool, ME 04006
United States

Industry
Coaching
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
Yes standard background check
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
About Us:
BPYC is located in Southern Maine between Kennebunk Port and Portland. We are a small and family oriented private yacht club. We offer competitive pay and housing/parking directly at the yacht club. We value teamwork, seamanship, and enthusiasm for teaching kids.

About the Job:
The Sailing Instructor is responsible for teaching and assisting in several classes of the BPYC Junior Sailing Program (ages 5-17). This will include classes at multiple skill levels and periodic inter-club regattas within Southern Maine. The Sailing Instructor reports to the Junior Program Director and the club’s Manager.

Specific Job Accountabilities:
- Fun!
- Attend instructor orientation
- Develop lesson plans to achieve curriculum objectives for classes that you lead
- Attend and help execute special events/regattas
- Record-keeping - performance & attendance on all students
- Assist with boat & equipment maintenance
- Teamwork w/ other club staff
- Promote & support the overall image of the Club, Officers, Trustees, staff & programs

If interested, please contact the Junior Sailing Program Committee Chair, Olivia Hennedy, with your resume: olivia.provencherhennedy@gmail.com
Job Requirements
- Thorough knowledge of small boat sailing skills, especially seamanship and sportsmanship.
- He/she must be a minimum of 18 years old
- Experience and interest in working with children in a safe and caring environment to develop a lifelong interest in sailing.
- Must be a self-starter as this is a flexible program and instructor input is essential
- US Sailing Certification Level 1 and current CPR & First Aid Certificates are required
Employer Contact Information
Biddeford Pool Yacht Club
John Hennedy
15 Yates Streets
Biddeford Pool ME 04006
United States
Biddeford Pool Yacht Club John Hennedy
The BPYC Sailing Program's mission is to teach kids and adults in Biddeford Pool and greater Southern Maine community the basics of boat handling, seamanship, and sportsmanship.

The program strives to develop competence and confidence in a safe and fun environment. The program’s success is measured not in races won but in the legacy of a love of sailing.

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