Junior Sailing Instructor/Racing Coach

Tred Avon Yacht Club
102 W. Strand Oxford
Oxford, MD 21654
United States

Industry
Coaching
Job Start Date
6/21/2021
Job End Date
8/10/2021
Application Closing Date
4/1/2021
Experience Required
Yes
Housing Provided
Yes
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only

Job Description
   The Tred Avon Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program is seeking experienced and enthusiastic Junior Sailing Instructors and Racing Coaches for the summer 2021 season. Instructors work collaboratively with the Director and other instructors to create a professional, challenging and safe environment for both new sailors and developing racers. 
   TAYC is located on the Easter Shore of Maryland, in the small town of Oxford. It's a little over an hour from Annapolis and an hour and forty-five minutes from Rehoboth, DE.
     There are about 60 kids in the program and between 6-9 Instructors. The program is split up into three levels; Learn to Sail, Learn to Race (Opti and 420), and Advanced Racing (Opti, Laser and 420). The race team practices at home and competes mostly within the Chesapeake Bay.
     The term of employment is 7 weeks. June 21-25 is a set up week and then the program runs through August 6, and then August 9 and 10 and break down days. Hours may differ but are generally Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Introduction to racing runs Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm as well. There are a few evening commitments and other opportunities to supplement base pay. The Pay is commensurate with experience. Housing is available and lunches are provided by the club.
     Please send a Cover Letter, Resume and and questions that you may have to Scott Leppert at: juniorsaik@tayc.com.
 
Responsibilities:
-Teaching the TAYC curriculum on and off the water to junior sailors of all levels
-Instruct sailors in race preparation with a focus on boat maintenance and rigging
-Teach respect for the water, equipment, other sailors and TAYC staff and members
-Instill importance of teamwork, accountability and care of boats and gear
-Travel to regattas, as needed 
 
 
 
 
 
Job Requirements
- Hold a valid US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Certification by the start of the program
-Hold a valid First Aid/CPR Certification
-Boaters Safety Certification
-Must pass a background check
-Must be passionate about sailing and teaching junior sailors of all levels
-Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with junior sailors, parents and other staff
Employer
Tred Avon Yacht Club
102 W. Strand Oxford
Oxford MD 21654
United States
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