Junior Sailing Instructors - Summer 2023

Centerport Yacht Club
33 Beach Plum Drive
Centerport, NY 11721
United States

Job Start Date
12/6/2022
Housing Provided
Yes
Employment Type
Summer Only

Job Description
Centerport Yacht Club is seeking sailing instructors for summer 2023. The CYC Junior Sailing program is designed to develop knowledgeable youth sailors and develop a life-long passion for the sport and an appreciation for the water. This instructional 7-week program is for beginning through advanced juniors, ranging between the ages of 5 to 17. The program offers instruction in Optimist, ILCA(Laser), Ideal 18, C420 and Fevas. The program enrolls approximately 80 Junior Sailors, 10 Instructors and 2 Junior Instructors. Applicants should have at least one season of prior instructor experience, or the equivalent, and a strong foundation of sailing skills. Instructors are expected to: work alongside and build rapport with other staff, member volunteers, and Yacht Club leadership to ensure the successful learning of all sailors, foster a love and respect among sailors for the water, each other, and their equipment, be hard working, organized, honest, and be able to give and receive feedback, maintain a proactive mindset and be attentive to a high level of detail and exercise sound judgment and decision-making while assessing and mitigating risk.

 

Certifications: US Sailing Level 1 (or international equivalent), Safe Powerboat Handling, and Safety and Rescue Boat Handling certificates.

Competitive salary is based on experience. Daily lunch is provided. Housing may be available for long-distance/international instructors.

Please reply with your cover letter and resume to the following email address, centerportycsailing@gmail.com

 
Job Requirements
Instructors are expected to: work alongside and build rapport with other staff, member volunteers, and Yacht Club leadership to ensure the successful learning of all sailors, foster a love and respect among sailors for the water, each other, and their equipment, be hard working, organized, honest, and be able to give and receive feedback, maintain a proactive mindset and be attentive to a high level of detail and exercise sound judgment and decision-making while assessing and mitigating risk.

Certifications: US Sailing Level 1 (or international equivalent), Safe Powerboat Handling, and Safety and Rescue Boat Handling certificates.
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