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Sailing Instructor

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The Sailing Instructor is responsible for leading a sailing program for high school students. Strong candidates must be an experienced sailing instructor able to successfully teach students to become proficient sailors while integrating youth development methodology. The position reports to the Director of Sailing Programs. This is a seasonal position, with the possibility of becoming full time year round.

Responsibilities

Program Delivery: Ensuring the successful implementation of a youth sailing program

  • Collaboratively plans and leads engaging and relevant programs to participants in sailing and sailing instruction
  • Incorporates principals of positive youth development in program planning and delivery
  • Implements Rocking the Boat’s Technical Skills curriculum and works with participants to demonstrate individual achievement through mastering those skills
  • Collaborates with the Social Work team to address participant’s needs
  • Helps plan and lead day-long and overnight trips
  • Collaborates with local schools and community groups participating in sailing programs
  • Participates in monitoring and evaluation designed to assess programmatic success
  • Fulfills all programmatic content and schedule commitments to dedicated funding sources

Program Administration: Ensuring the timely and accurate preparation of information and data necessary to deliver successful programs

  • Maintains accurate participant records including attendance, technical skill accomplishment, and other information
  • Sources and purchases needed materials and equipment within the parameters established in annual budgets; provides timely and accurate accounting of all expenses

Program Facilities, Equipment, and Safety: Ensuring that the physical resources are in place to provide safe and successful programming

  • Follows all Rocking the Boat safety protocols; identifies and corrects any safety issues
  • Performs any needed maintenance on Rocking the Boat’s sailing fleet, equipment and docks
  • Contributes to the maintenance of shared resources as needed

This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. The position supports other departments as needed, and there may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned.

The Sailing Instructor is responsible for leading a sailing program for high school students. Strong candidates must be an experienced sailing instructor able to successfully teach students to become proficient sailors while…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$25 per hour

Level of Language Proficiency

Spanish language skills a plus

Spanish language skills a plus

Location

On-site
812 Edgewater Rd, Bronx, NY 10474, USA

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to alix@rockingtheboat.org with Sailing Instructor as the subject.

Send cover letter and resume to alix@rockingtheboat.org with Sailing Instructor as the subject.

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