Sailing


Head of Sailing

Responsibilities:
  • Manage a team of three to four sailing instructors (schedules, clocking in/out, employee evaluations)
  • Organize and execute preseason sailing set up and post season close and staff training
  • Establish and execute daily staff procedures, for example, rigging and de-rigging of boats
  • Take ownership over the sailing program; create, teach and supervise classes on-land and on-water
  • Manage, inspire and encourage staff development and growth of approximately four sailing instructors
  • Implement and monitor all safety plans and policies
  • Must have a safety-first mindset with strong leadership, communication and coaching skills
  • Ability to provide a safe and fun environment for our Juniors and sailing instructors
  • Manage CANSail certifications and provide student evaluation
  • Teaching Wet Feet and CANSail 1-4
  • Host and run a sailing regatta for our Junior members
  • Assist with the MLA sailing regatta held at MLG&CC
  • Communicate with members in a positive and friendly manner
  • Communicate effectively with the Programs Manager
Qualifications:
  • 2 years experience coaching sailing
  • Completion of CANSail 3&4 Instructor Course or Advanced Instructor Course or CANSail 5&6 Instructor
  • PCOC - Pleasure Craft Operators Card
  • Sail Canada Instructor Registration
  • Current First Aid & CPR (or equivalent) certification
  • Police Record Check (dated within 6 months of start date)
  • Sailing and teaching experience
  • Capable of teaching both practical and theoretical
  • Ability to work in a team environment
Period of Employment:
  • Seasonal (Mid June to end of August)
  • Full time

Sailing Instructors

Responsibilities:
  • To provide sailing instruction, consistent with the Ontario Sailing Association and/or Canadian Yachting Association recommendations
  • Assist in the maintenance of the Club’s fleet of sail craft
  • Assist the Head of Sailing with the operation of the department
  • Ability to provide a safe and fun environment for our Juniors
  • Create and teach lesson plans, teach Wet Feet and CANSail 1-4 and provide student evaluation
  • Communicate with members in a positive and friendly manner
  • Assist to run a sailing regatta for our Junior members
  • Assist with the MLA sailing regatta held at MLG&CC
  • Assist with weekly Family Nights
Qualifications:
  • Current C.Y.A CANSail 1&2 or 3&4 Instructor Certificate (or equivalent)
  • Current PCOC - Pleasure Craft Operators Card
  • Sail Canada Instructor Registration
  • Current First Aid & CPR certificate
  • Police Record Check (dated within 6 months of start date)
  • Sailing and teaching experience
  • Capable of teaching both practical and theoretical
  • Ability to work in a team environment
Period of Employment:
  • Seasonal (Mid June to end of August)
  • Full time
 

If interested, please apply with a resume and letter of application to our Programs Manager, Gemma Burgie: juniors@mlgcc.com