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Sailing Instructor - Substitute

Substitute sailing instructor at successful nonprofit sailing school. We have a large fleet of well maintained Bugs, Zests, Quests, and FJs along with 14' and 15' Achilles inflatable coaching boats. We operate from the Clinton Town Beach with beautiful views of Cedar Island and Long Island Sound.

  • Implement sailing curriculum
  • Fill out accident reports 
  • Inform parents of incidents when supervising minors
  • Listens to parent/guardian concerns and reports them to Director when working with minors
  • Take daily attendance of students, Junior Instructors, and Shore Power when covering youth instructor
  • Supervise Junior Instructors  
  • Enforce CSC code of conduct and expectations of Junior Instructors
  • Communicate issues with vessels to Program or Operational Director
  • Oversee beginning and end of day procedures
  • Ensure boats, equipment, and supplies are properly stored and secured
  • Shares concerns regarding sailors with Program Director or Board Designee 
  • Monitor Junior Instructor performance and safety while on the water
  • Communicates with and reports to Program Director in order to provide sailing instruction in a fun and safe environment
  • Conducts self in a manner that is professional, considerate, and appropriate at all times

Substitute Instructors reports directly to the Program Director and/or Board Designee

  • US Sailing Level 1 Instructor certification or greater
  • Valid CT Driver’s License
  • Valid CT Safe Boating Certificate
  • Current CPR/First Aid/AED certification
  • Experience in teaching basic sailing to children and adults 
  • Must be over the age of 18
  • Experience in implementing curriculum preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple challenges at the same time
  • Experience working with groups of children
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
2 months
Sailing Programs
Job Location
96 Waterside Ln, Clinton, CT, 06413, USA
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