2021 Head Instructor - Charleston, SC

Carolina Yacht Club
50 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC 29401
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
Carolina Yacht Club of Charleston, SC is hiring an experienced Head Instructor for the 2021 Summer Sailing season. An active on the water management role, this position is a unique opportunity for the qualified candidate to spend the summer on the harbor with the strongest program in town.

This position manages our thriving Summer Sailing program from June to early August and leads a staff of 10-12 instructors and coaches. Our program caters to both new sailors and experienced racers with a variety of classes offered throughout the summer. Classes are taught in Optis [2018], Open Bics [2015], C420s [2018], Lasers, and J/22s.

This is a full-time, May-August position with flexible start/end dates. Pay is very competitive and a housing stipend is provided. Applicants should have extensive sailing and coaching experience, be passionate about the sport of sailing, and have a strong work ethic. The Head Instructor reports to the Sailing Director and will be responsible for managing & scheduling staff, developing lessons plans for programming, and overseeing the Jr. Race Team. Safety is paramount and the Head Instructor will be relied on to ensure all programming follows proper safety methods.

With an active local sailing scene, Charleston is the perfect place to expand personal racing experience while developing valuable contacts in the sailing industry.

Qualified candidates should email their professional and sailing resumes to:
Sailing Director, Kate O'Donnell
Job Requirements
US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Level 1 or higher [Level 2 or 3 preferred]
Current CPR & First Aid

Kate O'Donnell
50 East Bay Street
Charleston SC 29401
United States
Carolina Yacht Club Kate O'Donnell

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