Norwalk Community Sailing is looking for a Sailing Program Director 2022

NORWALK SAILING SCHOOL
50 Calf Pasture Beach
NORWALK, CT 06855
United States

Industry
Coaching
Job Start Date
5/15/2022
Job End Date
11/15/2022
Application Closing Date
2/15/2022
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Housing Provided
No
Pay
From $21,000 To $24,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description

 

Norwalk Community Sailing is looking for a Sailing Program Director for 2022 season:


The Sailing Director will be responsible for supervising the operations of the summer and fall junior sailing program, learn-to-sail programming and a performance sailing program.


About our organization:


Norwalk Community Sailing was organized at the base of the historic Norwalk Sailing School est.1964, situated on the Long Island Sound at the Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, CT teaching sailing and windsurfing to the public: youth and adults alike. Our junior program has been in the running for over 30 years at the beach: it is characterized by a laid back attitude, kinship developed among children of different ages, a love for adventure and exploration. Our focus is on safety and fun.

Responsibilities:


Sailing course/drill programming along US Sailing manuals for instructors

Skill progress measurement and reporting for program participants

Managing and mentoring sailing instructors and head instructors

Maintaining accurate chase boat and sail boat inspection and maintenance records

Maintaining a positive and professional attitude

Ability to work with different age groups from children to teenagers to adults

Communicating with the management team, parents and adult learners

Making sure all sailing operations are in strict compliance of US Sailing safety protocols and industry best practices 

Job Requirements
Responsibilities:

Sailing course/drill programming along US Sailing manuals for instructors
Skill progress measurement and reporting for program participants
Managing and mentoring sailing instructors and head instructors
Maintaining accurate chase boat and sail boat inspection and maintenance records
Maintaining a positive and professional attitude
Ability to work with different age groups from children to teenagers to adults
Communicating with the management team, parents and adult learners
Making sure all sailing operations are in strict compliance of US Sailing safety protocols and industry best practices

Required experience

Sailing instruction experience
Experience creating and managing sailing training programs
Day-to-day program operations, including rigging and boat maintenance
Regatta organizing and management experience- desirable
Experience coaching youth and adult sailing
Good communication skills, patience, team spirit

Requirements necessary to commence employment:

First Aid/CPR
US Sailing Small Boat Level I/II
CT Boaters License
Safety at Sea Coastal or Offshore - desirable
Passing a background check

Job location: Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk CT 06855


Employment term: May, 15, 2022- November 15, 2022


Part time: May-June 2022, full time June-August during junior summer session, part time August 15-November 15, 2022


Full-time hours (8) include a paid lunch break


Schedule accommodations will be made for successful candidates who work in formal education.


Compensation: $21,000-24,000 per extended season, commensurate with experience


Please direct your resume and a brief cover letter explaining why you are a fit for the organization to: hello@norwalksailing.org


We encourage candidates of all backgrounds and identities to apply!

Employer
Nodira Isamiddinova
50 Calf Pasture Beach
NORWALK 06855
United States
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