The Advent School, located in the Beacon Hill section of Boston, Massachusetts, serves 200 students in pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. A mission-focused school founded in the principles of social justice, Advent has served the students and families of Boston since 1961. Through its Reggio Emilia-inspired curriculum, Advent's faculty deliver authentic, rigorous, and experiential learning opportunities that encourage students to "learn with passion, act with courage, and change the world."
The Enrichment Department comprises six robust programs. The After-School program serves approximately 100 students in pre-Kindergarten through Sixth Grade per day. We offer around 50 classes per week that range from robotics to sailing and a private music and language program. This department also hosts the Design at Advent summer program, school vacation week programs, ADVENTures days, Makerspace Saturdays, and child care for some school events.
The Advent School seeks a committed, experienced, and passionate individual to serve as an After-School Sailing Instructor. The ideal candidate for this role will:
The After-School Sailing instructor is a contracted position for the 2021-22 academic year. The pay range is $25 to $30 per hour DOE for days on the water and $20 per hour for days off the water. The class runs every Friday, from 12:15 to 5:15 p.m., from September 9 through November 19, 2021.
Responsibilities & Duties
Teach children in Fourth through Sixth Grade the fundamentals of sailing, with an emphasis on safety
Create a hands-on curriculum related to sailing for days, not on the water
Required Skills & Characteristics
Hold a current US Sailing Level 1 Small Boat Instructor certification (minimum required certification)
Current FA and CPR certification
One to two years experience teaching sailing to elementary school-aged children
Strong classroom management and problem-solving skills
Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism at all times with children, parents, colleagues, and community partners
Enthusiastic, well-organized, thorough, and highly reliable
Interested candidates should email Stephanie Foland, Director of Enrichment, at email@example.com and attach a cover letter and resume as a single document. No phone calls, please.