Barrington Yacht Club Sailing Instructors

Barrington Yacht Club
25 Barton Avenue
Barrington, RI 02806
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Experience Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description
The Barrington Yacht Club in Barrington, Rhode Island is currently hiring full-time Sailing Instructors for our 2024 Sail Training Program (STP). With a program of 52 boats, BYC operates one of the largest junior sailing programs on Narragansett Bay. For sailing instructor positions, we are seeking experienced and enthusiastic high school and college-aged sailors. Our staff provides hands-on, minds-on instruction for students at ages 6-18 in Optimists, c420s, RS Visions, and RS Quests. Sailing Instructors are charged with significant responsibility including:
• Teaching junior sailors the fundamentals of sailing, racing, and seamanship
• Establishing respectful and constructive relationships with students and their families
• Overseeing the day-to-day maintenance of the BYC’s sail and power fleet
The term of employment will span approximately nine weeks from mid June to late August—which includes a set-up week, eight weeks of instruction, and several days to assist with fleet breakdown. This summer with instruction will run from June 24th to August 16th with a few days expected in the weeks immediately before and after the program. Classes meet Monday through Friday from 9 am - 4 pm.
Job Requirements
Job Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate(s) will place an emphasis on teaching sailors to challenge themselves by always putting forth the necessary effort while learning to ask the right questions when faced with a difficult aspect of learning to race.
Maintaining open lines of communication when collaborating & planning with fellow Sailing Instructors and the STP Director
Contribute to an environment that fosters respect of equipment, colleagues and sailors
Leading by example with safety, fun and learning at the forefront.

Job Requirements:

Applicants must be US Sailing Level One Instructor Certification required by the start of the program,
CPR/First Aid Certification,
NSABLA-Approved Safe Boating Certificate (such as RI DEM Safe Boating Certificate or other state issued certification)

Abigail Tutt
25 Barton Avenue
Barrington RI 02806
United States

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