Summer 2019 Sailing Instructor Positions Now Open

Chicago Sailing
2 W Belmont Harbor Dr Dock B
Chicago, IL 66057
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
5/1/2019
Job End Date
8/31/2019
Application Closing Date
4/1/2019
Experience Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $16.00 To $18.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Chicago Sailing is the area's leading sailing center and is seeking enthusiastic, hard-working, and passionate instructors for our 2019 Sailing Season. Instructors should be interested in working with adults or juniors of varying skill levels.

Youth Keelboat Instructors

Qualifications:
• Work as a team player to develop junior sailors and help them achieve their goals
• Act as a role model at all times, providing a safe environment to sailors on and off the water
• Prepare daily lesson plans that are organized, effective yet fun, and aimed at improvement
• Teach juniors how to maintain and care for their equipment
• Students are taught aboard J/22 Keelboats

Adult Keelboat Instructors

Qualifications:
• Work as a team player to develop adult sailors and help them achieve their goals
• Act as a role model at all times, providing a safe environment to sailors on and off the water
• Follow daily lesson plans for the classes, improvise based on conditions and skill levels as needed.
• Teach our sailors how to maintain and care for the equipment
• US Sailing Basic Keelboat Instructor cert preferred but not required for all classes.
Job Requirements
Other desired qualifications include:
• Excellent communication skills, strong work ethic, passion for sailing, professional, patient, team player.
• Maintains a high level of awareness and safety in regards to weather, class management, motorboats, personal discipline and conduct.
• Keelboat experience is a plus but not required

Full-Time or Part-Time: The position can be full-time or part-time with both weekday and weekend classes available May 1st - September 1st

Courses: Intro To Sailing, Basic Sailing 101, Advanced Sailing 202, Youth Basic, Youth Adventure Sail.

Boat Use: Every 8 HRS earns you a 3HR free sail aboard our J/22s, J/30, T-10, or Kayaks.

Pay: Qualified applicants typically start at $16/hr., but pay is commensurate with experience. US Sailing Certified instructors start at 18
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Employer Contact Information
Chicago Sailing
Graham Sauser
3161 N Elston Ave
Chicago IL 60618
United States

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