Augusta Sailing Club, located on beautiful Clarks Hill in Appling, GA is seeking enthusiastic, hard working, passionate instructors for our 2021 Summer Camp. Our program is divided into multiple weeklong classes including an all day Adventure Sailing Camp, as well as half-day beginner/intermediate/advanced Open Skiffs, lasers, and 420s.
Adventure Sailing Instructor:
We will be offering 6-8 weeks of adventure sailing. The camps will run Monday-Friday, 9a-5p, starting the week of June 7th , 2021. These camps are intended for the beginner sailor with an emphasis on getting kids comfortable on the water, learning basic sailing skills, and having fun. Applicants should have experience sailing/coaching Sunfish and other singlehanded boats like RS Teras and Open Skiffs. Patience and excellent communication skills are essential. We are looking for applicants who are self-motivated, hardworking, enthusiastic, and able to work well with others. They must also maintain a safe environment at all times, communicate and execute effective lesson plans, and have a genuine passion for sailing and working with kids.
Intermediate/Advance Sailing Instructor:
In addition to our full day Adventure Sailing Camps, Augusta Sailing Club will offer half-day camps for those students wanting to further their sailing skills. We are looking for an instructor that has experience racing/coaching both single and double-handed dinghies. Classes will run Monday-Friday with morning sessions 9a-1p and afternoon sessions 1p-5p. The instructor will be responsible for teaching different levels each week, as well as a variety of boats including Open Skiffs, Lasers, and 420s. Lessons plans are to include advanced boat handling, tactics, racing strategies, and fleet management.
We are looking for assistant instructors for both the Adventure Sailing, as well as the intermediate/advanced camps. Applicants must work well with others, be responsible, and maintain general enthusiasm and excitement about the program while getting kids engaged. All instructors are expected to act as role models at all times, providing a safe environment for sailors on and off the water. Excellent power boating and sailing skills are needed.
If interested in joining us for the 2021 summer, or for other fall and spring opportunities, please send your resume, along with sailing experience and 2 references to: Kim Bagnoni- Junior Program Chair at email@example.com.
In addition to a competitive salary (commensurate with experience), housing will be provided for non-local instructors spending the summer with us.
· Experience sailing and coaching dinghies
· Prior work experience with children such as camp counselor, instructor
· Maintain a high level of awareness and safety
· Current US Sailing Level 1 or higher certification
· Current CPR/First Aid/AED certification
· Powerboat Safety certification
· Safe Sport Training annually
· Pass a background check and drug screening