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TitleJSA Member ProgramDescriptionJob ContactLast Updated
Experienced Sailing InstructorCedar Point Yacht Club, Westport CTCedar Point Yacht Club (CPYC) is seeking an additional, experienced Sailing Instructor for the 2021 program. Under the guidance of our new Program Director and renowned coach Tino Galan, we seek a racing-oriented instructor who has a willingness to learn. Instructors work with a team of ten US Sailing certified instructors. Founded in 1887, CPYC is located on Long Island Sound in Westport, CT. We are a club made up of volunteers committed to the sport of sailing. The mission of CPYC’s Junior Sailing Program is to introduce Jr. Sailors to the joy of sailing and the thrill of sailboat racing. All classes focus on basic boat handling, seamanship, and sportsmanship, while building racing performance and tactical skills. We strive to develop teamwork, individual initiative, responsibility, and environmental stewardship. CPYC runs an eight-week summer program from mid-June to mid-August with approximately 100 junior sailors. We sail and race Optimist, Feva, Club 420, Laser Radial, and Laser Standard. We also offer a Jr. Big Boat Program for our older sailors. CPYC hosts several Jr. Regatta’s throughout the season. All Jr. Sailing staff attend a paid one-week training session prior to the start of the program. Compensation is competitive, we pay overtime, guaranteed weather days, and provide the option to do private lessons for additional income.
Submit your resume to juniorsailing@cedarpointyc.org attention Brian Joyce 03/05/2021
Sailing InstructorsLarchmont Shore Club, Larchmont NYThe Larchmont Shore Club is seeking Sailing Instructors who are knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and dedicated individuals who enjoy teaching the sport of sailing to participants of all ages and experience levels. The program will have sailors in a wide age range (8-17) sailing a variety of boats including Optis, Pixels, RS Fevas, Lasers, and C420s. Candidates should have extensive sailing backgrounds as well as experience working with children. Experience with C420s strongly preferred. The instructors will work together to teach sailing in a safe, exciting, and engaging program for sailors with a wide range of experiences and goals. Junior Instructor experience desired. Sailing Instructors report to the Head Instructor and Jr. Sailing Director. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Lunch is provided for all instructors. Certification Requirements: US Sailing Level 1 or Level 2, Safe Powerboat Handling, and current CPR and First Aid. All certifications must be complete by the start date of the program.
Qualified candidates should email resume and cover letter to the LSC Sailing Director, Andrew Young, at sailing@larchmontshoreclub.org03/04/2021
Sailing Instructors and Race CoachesStamford Yacht Club, Stamford CTStamford Yacht Club is seeking talented, dedicated, unique and hard-working individuals to work in our junior sailing program for the 2021 summer season. Coaches will work alongside the head instructor and full-time sailing director. SYC is accepting applications for the following positions: Beginner/ Intermediate Opti Instructor, Opti Race Coach, Beginner/Intermediate Doublehanded Instructor (Feva/C420), Recreational sailing coach, and Laser Race Coach. Applicants should have a passion for all kinds of sailing; a concern for safety and respect for the water; a maturity and professionalism to work with fellow instructors, staff, parents, and sailors of all ages; an ability to communicate with sailors, their parents, supervisors and club management. Stamford Yacht Club has a rich sailing tradition and an active Junior sailing program of approximately 85 children ranging from 6 to 17 years old. Our Opti, Fevas, C420, and Laser teams compete throughout Long Island sound and New England. We offer programs for intermediate and advanced sailors using Hobie Waves, RS Fevas, Ideal 18s as well as big boats. We have a well-maintained fleet of 12 inflatable RIBs and Boston Whalers. Compensation is competitive and based on experience, certifications and prior work history; Potential end-of-season performance bonus; Private lesson opportunities.
Please email your resume and cover letter to sailingdirector@stamfordyc.com03/02/2021
Sailing Instructors and CoachesAmerican Yacht Club, Rye NYAmerican Yacht Club is seeking to fill out our team of talented and hardworking people to work with our junior sailors for summer 2021. We have two positions available and are looking for people who love sailing and are comfortable coaching multiple types of boats, included but not limited to Optimist, Techno 293 (windsurfing), RS Fevas, Hobie Waves, Ideal 18s, Stand Up Paddleboards and O'pen Skiffs. Wages are competitive and will be based on experience, certifications and work history. Additional compensation opportunities are available, such as private lessons, adult lessons, race committee and private coaching. CPR, SafeSport, HeadsUp, First Aid and US Sailing Level 1 or 2 certifications, safe boating certificate (home state) as well as US Safe Powerboat Handling Course are required by the beginning of the program. Housing may be offered for the right candidate. American YC continues to build a culture of sailors that want to teach, inspire others and build their own skills. Come join us for an amazing summer!
Please email Kevin Broome at AmericanYCSailing@gmail.com03/01/2021
Head Instructor, and Sailing InstructorsSagamore Junior Sailing, Oyster Bay NY
Sagamore Junior Sailing is now accepting applications for all coaching levels for our Optimist, 420 and Blue Jay fleets. The Head Instructor key responsibilities include: supervising the sailing instructors, maintain a safe, competitive and fun environment for the sailors and assist Program Manager in parent communication and regatta management. Sailing Instructors will coach 8-16 year olds in two and four week programs on the fundamentals of sailing and racing. Ideal candidates must be able to effectively coach and motivate sailors to perform well during schedule daily activities (drills, practice, games, free time and rainy days). Applicants must have minimum of US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 Instructor, Safe Powerboat Handling, CPR and First Aid certification. All candidates must be at least 18 years of age by June 20, 2021. High School and Collegiate experience preferred. Dates of Employment: June 21 to August 20, 2021.
Email cover letter and resume to: sagamorejuniorsailing@gmail.com02/25/2021
Optimist & Adventure InstructorsPort Washington Yacht Club, Port Washington NYPort Washington Yacht Club is accepting applications from qualified candidates for Optimist & Adventure Instructor positions in the 2021 season. Applicants should possess a passion for sailing, a concern for safety on the water and be able to demonstrate a maturity and professionalism to work with fellow instructors, staff, parents and sailors of all ages. The ability to communicate with sailors, their parents, supervisors and club management is key. All instructors will have extensive parent interaction and will work with our Sailing Director to develop sailors and prepare teams to be race ready. We have an extensive fleet of support boats and resources available to instructors and a supportive membership. Compensation is competitive and based on experience and skill. All positions require US Sailing Level 1, Safe Powerboat Handling, First Aid and CPR certifications. First year instructors are expected to complete this training prior to the start of the program. Dates of employment: mid-June to mid-August 2021.
Please email resume and intended coaching group to: jrsailing@pwyc.com02/25/2021
Program Director and Sailing Instructors Sea Cliff Yacht Club, Sea Cliff NY
Sea Cliff Yacht Club is accepting applications for Program Director and Sailing Instructors. SCYC provides a dynamic junior sailing program for beginner and advanced sailors ranging in age from 8-16. Boats include Optimist, Laser, RS Feva and Club 420. Positions are salaried, full-time for 8 weeks beginning mid-June ending mid-August.
- The Program Director will have strong leadership and management skills, a passion for sailing, and significant experience working with children. Responsibilities include: Manage the program in accordance with best practices; Design and coordinate appropriate and engaging activities for the junior sailors when they are not able to be on the water; Communicate with parents on a regular basis; Train, schedule, supervise and evaluate instructional staff; Implement a quality assurance/safety program to assure best practices in vessel operation, instruction and safety; Monitor and maintain all jr sailing club owned vessels and equipment; Work closely with Jr Sailing chairs on program preparation and on going operations; Have proper certifications such as US Sailing Level 3 Head Instructor or higher, US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling, CPR/First Aid.
- Sailing Instructors will have solid personal sailing experiences and have a strong patience and desire to share their experience with young sailors. Instructors participate in regattas as needed along the Long Island Sound. Sailing Instructors must have a minimum Level 1 Sailing Instructor Certification, SCYC sponsor and may require Level II dependent on the instructor's role. A US Powerboat Safe Handling Certification along with current First Aid and CPR will also be required at the beginning of the season. Salaries are competitive and lunch is provided.
Please email a cover letter and resume to juniorsailing@seacliffyc.org 02/24/2021
Sailing Instructor / Coach
Black Rock Yacht Club, Black Rock CTBlack Rock YC is seeking one additional sailing instructor/coach for the 2021 summer season. Our goal is for our children to truly have fun when sailing and thus develop a life-long love of sailing and life-long friendships. We offer both high quality racing instruction and also offer a fun “adventure” track. BRYC also offers tennis, swimming and diving for juniors (so not everyone is focused on sailboat racing). Our “Salty Dog” program beginning at age 5 have also been a huge success as a “pre-Opti” prep. We also offer a hybrid “Salty Opti” class for 6-7 year old beginners for a total of five levels of Opti classes. Applicants who sail in high school or college and who have strong USODA Optimist, Club 420 or Laser racing backgrounds are preferred. We offer a competitive salary, with overtime pay, and a merit-based bonus. Must be enthusiastic, great with children, professional, self-motivated and extroverted.
Dates of Employment: mid June - mid August 2021.
Send cover letter and resume to cbstarr9@gmail.com and to DLent@CantorColburn.com02/24/2021
Head Instructor and Sailing/Waterfront InstructorsBeach Point Yacht Club, Mamaroneck NYBeach Point Yacht Club, in Mamaroneck NY, is seeking a Head Instructor and Sailing/Waterfront Instructors for the 2021 Summer Season. The mission of our Program is to provide a safe, fun, educational and COVID compliant environment for juniors to grow to appreciate the Long Island Sound. Instructors will lead waterfront fun in kayaks, catamarans, paddle boards and Optis. Harbor tours in the club’s power boats, fishing, snorkeling and excursions in bigger boats is part of the experience. While this is not a traditional sailing program, children wishing to sail recreationally or competitively will have the option. The sailors will range from 7 to 15 years of age.
– The Head Instructor will be responsible for supervising the sailing instructors and maintaining a safe, well ordered, and fun-filled environment for our campers.
– The Sailing Instructors will be enthusiastic and committed sailors who love to sail and want to share that love with a new generation of campers.
Each position is a full-time salaried position for 9 to 10 weeks. Instructors may have the ability to pick up additional coaching hours after the camp day or on weekends. All candidates must have the US Sailing Level 1 Certificate (and the Head Instructor the Level 2 Certificate), Safe Powerboat Handling Certificate and current First Aid and CPR. Lunch is provided.
Please email a cover letter and resume to sam@beachpointclub.org02/17/2021
Sailing Instructors and CoachesSeawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, Oyster Bay NYSeawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, a member of the JSA of Long Island Sound, is seeking for an enthusiastic and creative coaches who can create and maintain a positive learning environment for our Junior Summer sailing program participants, to work with the following classes: Adventure Boating, Beginner Optimist, Advanced Optimist and Club 420 classes. Applicants must have at least 3 year’s experience coaching, feel comfortable teaching basic sailing fundamentals and developing racings skills. We are looking for passionate individuals who are reliable, energetic and work well with kids and others coaches. Safety is extremely important for Seawanhaka, and so it should be for any applicant. College age (18+) and ONLY local US based applicants. Job Requirements: Certifications in CPR, First Aid, US Sailing Level 1, Safe Boating (home state), and US Sailing Safe Powerboat Handling Course or USCG license are required before the beginning of the program (or equivalent for foreign applicants). Applicants are expected to be professional, punctual, and serve as positive role models for the sailors. Creating an effective and adequate curriculum and implementing it through daily lesson plans is a must. Wages are competitive and will be based upon experience, certifications, and work history. Additional compensation opportunities available for private lessons, adult lessons, and private coaching. Employment period will be from mid-June to mid-August. Interviews are now being scheduled.
Please e-mail your resume to: juniorclub@seawanhaka.org 02/09/2021
Sailing Instructors and Race CoachesThe WaterFront Center, Oyster Bay NYThe WaterFront Center (WFC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located in Oyster Bay, New York. We provide access to the waters of Oyster Bay Harbor and Long Island Sound through our marine education programs, recreational and instructional sailing programs, paddleboard, kayak and sailboat rentals, and through harbor tours aboard our National Historic Landmark oyster sloop CHRISTEEN. Our junior fleet consists of new c420s, Optimists, new Sonars, Hobie Waves, and Hobie Getaways. We are looking for full-time sailing race coaches and instructors for our 2021 summer program season! We are looking for Race Coaches for our Opti Green fleet, Opti RWB fleet and c420 fleet. Classes run from the middle of June through the middle of August and range from beginning sailing to racing. Responsibilities include: Instruction in our youth summer camps (weekend regattas if you are a Race Coach); Race Coaches will be only working with our race teams; Occasional help in our adult programs, when needed; Necessary seamanship skills (upkeep of boats, equipment, and facilities); Help prepare and plan activities, chalk talks, etc. each day; Able to work June 14th to August 21st; Other responsibilities considered necessary to meet the goals of The WaterFront Center. Qualifications: Self-motivated team player, Must be at least 16 years old; Strong background and experience in sailing; Previous experiences in instructing/coaching sailing and a commitment to teaching is preferred; Must hold US Sailing Level 1 certification or International equivalent; Must hold current CPR/First Aid and Powerboat Handling certifications. Compensation is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should send a work resume and sailing resume via email to george@thewaterfrontcenter.org02/04/2021
Sailing DirectorThe WaterFront Center, Oyster Bay NYThe WaterFront Center is a non-profit organization that provides access to the waters of Oyster Bay Harbor and Long Island Sound. The WFC is hiring a Sailing Director who will: Interview, hire and train all sailing instructors; Interact and speak with customers on a daily basis; Develop a complete understanding of all programs and activities; Lead the design and implementation of curriculum for all sailing programs; Track customer feedback on all sailing programs and Identify and assist or lead in the maintenance for all sailboats. The Sailing Director will have these Key Competencies and Skills: Ability to problem solve; Possess excellent communication and customer relation skills; Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy, with a focus on revenue generation and expense management; Organization, flexibility, and ability to adjust to changing deadlines; Work efficiently, as a team member and independently; Create any needed data in the form of letters, memorandums, proposals or reports; and have Initiative and integrity. View the full job description at https://bit.ly/3uJ4ZsH

To apply: email your personalized cover letter, resume and sailing resume to george@thewaterfrontcenter.org02/04/2021
Head Instructor / Sailing Director and a Sailing InstructorMilford Yacht Club, Milford CTMilford Yacht Club is seeking a Head Instructor / Sailing Director, and one more experienced sailing instructor, for its 2021 summer sailing program. Our program is a seven week program enrolling about 50 children from 5 to 17 years old. We have a Junior Buccaneers program for 5-7 year olds taking place on both land and sea. We offer opportunities for competitive racing and adventure sailing in Optimists, RS Fevas, Club 420s, and Lasers. We also offer a jr. big boat program and weekly sailing in our fleet of J/22s. Our goal is to instill in our sailors a desire to pursue sailing opportunities throughout Long Island Sound and beyond by introducing them to all aspects of sailing from fun adventure sails to serious racing. All instructors teach Optimists in the morning and Racing Optimists, Fevas, Club 420s, or Lasers in the afternoon. Stipends for regatta attendance and overtime pay are offered. Dates of employment are mid-June to mid-August.Submit cover letter and resume to jr.sailing@milfordyachtclub.com.
01/31/2021
Sailing InstructorsDarien Junior Sailing, Darien CTDarien Junior sailing is a non-profit educational organization located at beautiful Weed Beach in Darien CT. Our program has developed sailors for 40 years producing “lifetime” competent sailors who go onto enjoy small boat racing, pleasure or large boat sailing, and cruising in our coastal waters. We offer sailing lessons with guidance from certified instructors during our summer programs during mid-June to mid-August. We offer two sessions of two weeks each. And one session for three weeks at season’s end in August. We offer instruction on the Optimists for 9 to 12-year-olds, two sessions a day, and Club 420 sessions in the afternoon for 12 to 18-year-olds with sailing experience. All between the hours of 9 and 5pm each day. Qualifications for our instructors include: A kid friendly attitude, with a background in dinghy and small boat handling [preferably from high school or collegiate sailing programs]. US Sailing Level 1 instructor certification, with current CPR and first aid, Safe Boating Certificate valid in Connecticut. First-year Level 1 candidates will also need the Safe Powerboat Handling certificate that confirms satisfactory completion of on-water powerboat skills training.
Forward resume or cover letter to dariensailing@gmail.com01/23/2021
Sailing DirectorRocky Point Club, Old Greenwich CTRocky Point is a small, family-oriented club that first opened in 1927. Located in Old Greenwich, CT on the Long Island Sound, the club has a long history of enthusiastic amateur sailing. We have a very active Optimist, Feva, Laser and Ideal 18 junior sailing program for 40-50 children ranging in age from 6-16 years. We also have an Ideal 18 adult sailing program that runs two evenings a week with a Saturday regatta series. We are currently hiring a Sailing Director for summer 2021. This person will lead our junior and adult programs with a focus on teaching sailing in a safe and fun environment while following US Sailing guidelines. This is a seasonal position that runs from early-June through mid-August. Compensation is competitive based on prior experience and sailing certifications, with potential end-of-season performance bonus and private lesson opportunities. Responsibilities: Supervise all sailing instruction and curriculum development for the junior and adult programs; Supervise 5 to 6 sailing instructors and manage all staff schedules; Participate in on/off water teaching and mentoring; Staff the race committee for the annual Rocky Breakwater Cup and Saturday regatta series; Communicate program updates to the Rocky Board and junior sailing parents; Keep the club fleet of Ideals, Optis, Fevas and runabouts in safe, working condition; Ensure safety of all program participants and staff on land, docks and water; Foster a love of sailing and community. Qualifications: Three years of sailing instruction, with prior sailing program management experience a plus; US Sailing Level 1 (or higher) instructor certification; Current CPR and first aid training; US Safe Powerboat Handling certification with smallboat handling experience; Strong organization and communication skills; Friendly, approachable and able to relate to children and parents.
Interviews are now being scheduled. Please email your resume and cover letter to jrsailing@rockypointclub.com01/23/2021
Head Instructor, and Sailing InstructorsCenterport Yacht Club, Centerport NYThe Centerport Yacht Club located on the North Shore of Long Island is seeking Sailing Instructors and a Head Instructor candidate for its seven week 2021 Jr. Sailing program. Our program is mid-sized (40 to 55 Junior Sailors). We sail Optimists, Fevas, Lasers, C420s and Ideal 18s. Applicants should be experienced sailors with a passion for sailing, enthusiastic, self-motivated, have excellent communication skills, and be a team positive team member with a genuine concern for safety and respect for the water. Our goal at CYC is to instill in our sailors a lifelong love of sailing at all levels and at the same time engaging them in water and land activities that will teach them to be lifelong lovers of marine living. All candidates must have US Sailing Level 1 Sailing Instructor Certification, US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling Certificate, US Sailing/US Powerboating-Safety, Rescue and Support Boat Handling, New York State/NASBLA Safe Boating Card, valid First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or BLS for Healthcare Providers, Center for Disease Control-HEADS UP Concussion Management Training and Safe Sport anti-bullying certificate. STEM background will receive strong attention. Compensation is competitive and based on experience, certification and prior work history. Lunch is provided for all instructors. Due to COVID-19 restrictions we will not be accepting any out of country applicants at this time. Dates of employment are late June to mid-August.
Please email your resume and cover letter to
Dina Bevilaqua: clubmgr@centerport-yc.org and also Junior Sailing Committee: jrsailchair@centerport-yc.org
01/21/2021
Sailing InstructorsRoton Point Association, Rowayton CTRoton Point Association is currently accepting applications for Sailing Instructors for the 2021 season! We are seeking well-rounded instructors who are committed to sharing their love of sailing, including college sailors with a passion for racing. We have a growing group of young sailors who are eager to gain more racing experience and expand their skill set in Optimists, O’pen Skiffs, RS Fevas, and Hobie Cats. We would like to create a team of instructors who can work together to build confidence on the water and encourage our Junior Sailors to grow with the sport. Our program runs for eight weeks, starting in mid-June and ending in mid-August, with opportunities for private lessons extending later into the season. Requirements include: CPR/First Aid, US Sailing Level 1 or 2 certifications, safe boating certificate and US Safe Powerboat Handling Course.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to office@rotonpoint.org12/09/2020
Head Instructor, and Sailing InstructorsManhasset Bay Yacht Club, Port Washington NYManhasset Bay Yacht Club is looking for both novice and experienced sailing instructors for the upcoming 2021 season and a head instructor. Located on the North Shore of Long Island, NY, MBYC has a rich history with a growing membership. Our junior sailing fleet includes Optis, Lasers, C420s Fevas, Pixels, O'pen Skiffs, Ideal 18s, and two well maintained keelboats, a J/105 and Beneteau Oceanis 281. Instructors should possess great communication skills, safety awareness, hard work ethic, creativity and a solid sailing background. Head Instructor responsibilities include helping maintain a staff, ensure necessary safety protocol, and manage a team of 8-10 instructors. Instructors will report to the head instructor who reports to the sailing director. The program will have approximately 70 junior sailors of different ages. We have a well maintained fleet of 10 Boston Whalers. MBYC instructors will work together to provide a safe, fun and educational experience for all junior sailors. We are a team environment! Certification requirements include U.S. Sailing Level 1 Certification (or higher), Safe Powerboat Handling, and current CPR First Aid certification.
Please email your resume and cover letter to Luke.Salditt@ManhassetBayYC.org12/03/2020
Head Instructor, Sailing Instructors and Race CoachesNorthport Yacht Club, Northport NYThe Northport Yacht Club (NYC) is located in New York on the Long Island Sound. NYC's Junior Sailing Program is a well-established and respected program providing sailing instruction for beginners through advanced racing sailors ages 6-17. NYC’s program is comprised of 60-70 junior sailors, including our Harbor Rookies. Our junior program staff includes 8 sailing instructors – one head instructor, 3 race coaches and 4 Opti instructors and other non-race class instructions. All instructors report to the Head Instructor, who reports to the Junior Sailing Chair. The summer season begins mid-June and runs through mid-August. NYC’s training boat fleet consists of Optimists, Club 420s, Lasers, and Ideal 18s. NYC’s race teams are highly competitive competing in local JSA of LIS regattas. Successful applicants will be experienced sailors, who are motivated, hardworking, reliable, enthusiastic, diligent, energetic, creative and able to work well with others. They should be great mentors, excellent communicators, have the skills to create previous racing experience is required for Race Coach position. Head Instructor experience required for Head Instructor position. Certificate Requirements: US Sailing Level 1 or Level 2, Safe Powerboat Handling or equivalent international certificates for non-U.S. residents, current CPR and First Aid. All certificates must be complete by the start date of the program. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Housing is provided. For more information regarding Northport Yacht Club, please visit www.northportyachtclub.com
Please email cover letter and resume to icalanese@gmail.com 11/30/2020
Junior Sailing instructorsBelle Haven Club, Greenwich CTThe Belle Haven Club in Greenwich, CT is now accepting applications for Sailing Instructors for the 2021 season. We are looking for enthusiastic instructors who enjoy working with young sailors and are eager to impart their skills and knowledge with our recreational and competitive Optimist. Our program is comprised of approximately 50 children of all skill levels, 7-16 years old. Applicants should be enthusiastic to teach beginners as well as advanced racing sailors. Instructors must be 18+ years old and have at least one year of instruction experience. US Sailing Level 1 or 2 certification as well as Safe Powerboat Handling Course are required by the beginning of the program. Salary is competitive, with potential for overtime and private lessons in addition to season-end bonus (based on performance). Dates of Employment: mid-June to mid-August.
Interviews are now being scheduled. Please email cover letter and resume to neil@bellehavenclub.com 11/11/2020
Head Sailing InstructorTokeneke Club, Darien CTThe Tokeneke Club is seeking a Head Sailing Instructor for the 2021 summer season. Tokeneke’s junior sailing program is a well-established, reputable and growing program that provides sailing instruction for junior sailors of varying experiences levels, ranging in age from 8 to 13 years old. Tokeneke offers an intensive 6-week program from late June through early August, comprised of on-the-water training with a fleet of Optimists and Pixels, in conjunction with on-land “chalk talk” instruction. Successful candidates should have a genuine passion for sailing and instruction, inclusive of extensive experience working with junior sailors of all ages and skill levels. Furthermore, candidates should possess the ability to plan, direct, execute and oversee all pre and in season programming, with a focus on teaching participants seamanship, sailing theory, and safe boat handling, in a fun, safe, and educational environment. Ideal candidates will also be adroit communicators, adept problem solvers, and proactive leaders with the ability to engage and inspire young sailors through enthusiastic and innovative instructional techniques and lesson planning. The Head Instructor position requires candidates to possess the following certifications prior to the start of the season: a minimum of US Sailing Level 1 Small Boat Instructor Certification (Level 2 certification preferred), Safe Powerboat Handling, CPR, First Aid, and Safe Boating certificate valid in CT. Applicants with college-level sailing experience are highly preferred. Compensation for qualified candidates is open and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to General Manager, James M. Reisig, CCM at jreisig@tokenekeclub.org. No phone calls please. 10/15/2020