Head Sailing Instructor

Premier Sailing
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
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

Head sailing instructor wanted to lead Country club summer program for Premier Sailing. 

We are seeking a responsible, motivated instructor to head this established sailing program for children age 7 to 17.  The 2021 program will run from June 21st to July 16, but you will need to arrive prior to that date to get boats ready and for familiarization with sailing school systems.  Also, additional work weeks are possible at Premier Sailing Irvington location (6 miles away) on dates before and after the above dates.


Lead a small team of instructors and helpers

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. Fleet includes Optimist and 420s. 

Teach sailing to a high standard while ensuring that children are happy and engaged. Communicating with parent and grandparents.

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

Work is Monday to Friday. Work times from 8.15/8.30 to 4.30pm approx.

Job Requirements
At least 18 years old, preferably mid 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
Good leadership skills
No accommodation provided
Arabella Denvir
po box 779
Irvington VA 22576
United States
Premier Sailing Arabella Denvir
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