Sailing Instructor

Stamford Yacht Club
97 Ocean Drive West
Stamford, CT 06902
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
6/12/2023
Job End Date
8/11/2023
Application Closing Date
2/28/2023
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Housing Provided
Yes
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
 

Stamford Yacht Club is seeking a Head Instructor and Sailing Instructors for the 2023 Summer season. We are seeking instructors for our big boat program, Laser and Opti programs. Our youngest sailors (6-8 year of age) in Little Puffs are taught on Ideal 18s in the morning. We have a comprehensive four level Opti program, including Opti racing. Our afternoon session is geared toward the Laser, racing Optis and Adventure sailing. Our Adventure sailing program includes O’pen Skiffs, C420s, Lasers, Ideal 18s and Sunfish.

We are looking for applicants who have a strong sailing background with racing experience a plus. We offer a competitive salary with overtime pay and a merit-based bonus, cool instructor shirts, and your own coach boat. The ideal candidate is motivated to teach sailing, is patient with children, creative, and has a positive attitude.

The position will require a US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 certification, First Aid and CPR certificates, and a Safe Powerboat Handling certificate. Dates of employment are mid-June through mid-August. Working hours for instructors are from 8:15am to 5pm. The Junior Big Boat instructor will work afternoons, evenings and some weekends.

E-mail a cover letter and resume to Lawrence McGrath at Sailingdirector@stamfordyc.com

Job Requirements

The position will require a US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 certification, First Aid and CPR certificates, and a Safe Powerboat Handling certificate. Dates of employment are mid-June through mid-August. Working hours for instructors are from 8:15am to 5pm.
Employer
Lawrence McGrath
97 Ocean Drive West
Stamford CT 06902
United States
Stamford Yacht Club Lawrence McGrath
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