Junior Sailing School Director

Lake Keuka Sailing Foundation, Inc.
77 Quail Run
Elmira, NY 14903
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
6/20/2024
Job End Date
8/16/2024
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Housing Provided
No
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Part-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

The Lake Keuka Sailing Foundation, Inc. (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit) is hiring a Sailing School Director for the 2024 summer season.  The Foundation runs a junior sailing school at the Keuka Yacht Club, located in the Finger Lakes in western New York.  The school is a well-established and respected program providing sailing instruction for beginners through advanced racing sailors ages 8 - 16 yrs. We are seeking to hire a director for the 2024 season. The summer season begins mid-June and runs through mid-August. Keuka Yacht Club’s training boat fleet consists of Sunfish, Lasers, and FJs. The program runs from Monday-Thursday with no classes on Fridays, although there are opportunities to conduct private lessons on Fridays. The director will be responsible for supervising the teaching staff, planning and executing the daily program and maintaining a safe and rewarding sailing experience for all the junior sailors. 
 
We are looking for an experienced sailor, who is interested in sharing their sailing skills and knowledge with children in a fun and safe environment. The candidate must have strong communication skills, a strong sailing resume and previous experience teaching in a junior sailing program.  Completion of the U.S. Sailing Level 1 Instructor course is required. 


Wages commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Requirements
Strong communication skills, a strong sailing resume and previous experience teaching in a junior sailing program. Completion of the U.S. Sailing Level 1 Instructor course is required.
Employer
Thomas McConnell
77 Quail Run
Elmira NY 14903
United States

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