Head Sailing Instructor

Premier Sailing
Irvington, VA 22480
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
From $11.00 To $13.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

 Senior Sailing Instructors wanted to lead Premier Sailing Camp in Irvington, Virginia

Join our happy fun team for summer 2021 

June 14th to August 14thor 21st   (some flexibility with these dates)


Lead a small team of instructors and trainees.

Maintain daily routine of check ins, lesson planning for day, preparing boats, keeping routine on schedule, thorough end of day reporting.

Promote and maintain happy, safe environment for children. Allow no cliques or bullying within student groups and also within instructor/ helper groups. Ensure use of sunblock, adequate water consumption, and pay attention to needs of each student, particularly the younger ones (age 6/7/8)

Take care of equipment, boats, engines. Keep rescue boats clean and properly equipped.

Wide range of boats including sunfish, Optis, RS Tera, Laser Bahia, Hartley 10, Byte  and J24s. 

Teach sailing to a high standard while ensuring that children are happy and engaged.

Pay attention to weather and be flexible with schedule as needed.

Work is Monday to Friday. Work times vary from 8.30/8.45 start to 4pm/4.30 finish

Occasional work on Saturdays or Sundays (Instructors take turn to be on standby).


Job perk:   Use of school boats and also school J24s for instructor sailing after work or on days off.


Job Requirements
Be at least 18 years old but preferably in your twenties.
US Sailing Level 1
Current First aid/CPR
Current Safesport
Virginia Boaters Ed license (or other state equivalent)
Previous experience teaching children how to sail
Good sailing skills
Good powerboat handling skills
Arabella Denvir
Po Box 779
Irvington VA 22480
United States
Premier Sailing Arabella Denvir
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