Sailing Instructors Wanted!!

Edward Teach Youth Sailing Association
1215 Barkentine Drive
New Bern, NC 28560
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

Edward Teach Youth Sailing Association is non-profit Junior Sailing Program operated out of Blackbeard Sailing Club in New Bern, NC.
We are currently looking for qualified sailing instructors for our summer program which constitutes of seven to eight weeks of week long camps teaching sailors of all skill levels.  We maintain a fleet of 12 Optimists, 6 Topaz, 6 C420s, as well as 3 coach boats.  In addition to summer camps, coaching and private lesson opportunities may also be available.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Teaching on-the-water safety, boat handling, and sailing theory to campers ages 8 and up following the US Sailing Small Boat Progression of Learning teaching method.
  • Assist Head Instructor in setting curriculum goals for each day and communicating to staff, volunteers, and campers what drills and instruction will take place
  • Assist Head Instructor with managing and organizing staff and volunteers 
  • Instruct the campers on the water while sailing with them or via coach boat as well as assisting in properly rigging and de-rigging boats. 
  • Help maintain fleet and report any deficiencies of vessels to Head Instructor or BOD member
  • Ensure camp is set up properly, maintained throughout the day, and broken down at the end of each day
  • Be aware of and enforce policies and procedures of ETYSA
  • Help to create a safe, comfortable, and FUN learning environment for all!!
Job Requirements
Must hold:
A valid US Sailing Level 1 Small Boat Instructor Certification (Level 2 or Level 3 a plus)
Current CPR/First Aid Certificate
Safesport Certified
Valid State Boater's license (USCG OUPV or Limited Tonnage license a Plus)

Mark Hansen
1215 Barkentine Drive
New Bern NC 28560
United States
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