Bronx, NY Hudson River Sailing Instructor

Riverdale Yacht Club
800 W. 254th St
Bronx, NY 10471
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
6/12/2021
Job End Date
7/24/2021
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Housing Provided
Yes
Pay
From $16.00 To $20.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
The Riverdale Yacht Club, is 20 minutes from midtown Manhattan, located on the Hudson River, in the Bronx.

We are looking for experienced US Sailing Level 1 certified instructors for our Junior Sailing Program.

Started 10 years ago, our successful program continues to expand. As a member for the Junior Sailing Association of Long Island Sound, we have participated in regional Opti and 420 regattas. In 2021 we will offer youth sailing classes on Optimist, Laser, 420 and 29ers. Adult sailing classes are also offered on 420s, and Lasers, and on a Capri 22. The program starts June 12th and will run for 6 to 8 weeks.  We offer competitive compensation, and will provide housing.

We look forward to hearing from qualified candidates who will make a major contribution to our Junior Sailing Program.
Job Requirements
+Sailing instructor must be able to teach safety, boat handling, sailing theory, and respect for currents, tides, and commercial vessels, to students in Optis, Lasers, and/or 420's.

+Develop lesson plans for classroom, hands-on rigging, on-the-water sailing exercises, and fun on-shore activities.

+Teach basic racing theory and techniques as the junior sailors develop their boat handling skills.

+Organize mini-regattas for the students toward the end of the program, with emphasis on completing the course safely.

+Instructor candidate must demonstrate strong leadership qualities, and encourage mutual respect.
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Address
Employer
Daniel Friedman
800 W. 245th St
Bronx NY 10471
United States

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