Instructor - Adult Beginner Learn to Sail Program (Multiple Positions Available.)

Company: DC Sail - National Maritime Heritage Foundation

Position: Instructors (Multiple Positions Available)

Duration Needed: April through mid-October

Availability:  Weekends 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Part time

Location:  DC Sail, Diamond Teague Park Piers, 99 Potomac Avenue SE, Washington D.C. 20003

Programming Format: We are seeking to add to our staff for our Adult Beginner Learn to Sail program.  Each student moves through Lessons 1, 2, 3, 4 to complete their course/certification. Class size is a maximum of four adult students with their Instructor on a Flying Scot. 

DC Sail follows the US Sailing Small Boat Sailing Curriculum. Training and support will be provided. There will be professional Dock Management staff on site during the programs as well.

Position Description: Shifts are from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Saturdays and Sundays. An additional hour at the end of class may be requested to assist Dock Management staff to prep for incoming DC Sail Members' Rentals in the afternoon (cleaning boats, etc.) As a paid Instructor, you will need to please commit to teaching at least one Lesson (Saturday/Sunday) each weekend through our sailing season. 

Compensation: Dependent on experience and commitment for the full sailing season. This is considered a part-time seasonal position - no benefits included.

Requirements: Instructors should be accomplished sailors with solid sail theory skills and the ability to convey curriculum to our students in a friendly, informative, and calm communication style. US Sailing Level One Instructor Certification preferred but not required. Former experience as a sailing instructor is desired. 

Those interested should email application, cover letter, resume and three professional references to Traci Mead at (Preferred method of communication - no telephone calls, please.)

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DC Sail is the community sailing program of National Maritime Heritage Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Business Mailing Address: 650 Wharf Street SW, Unit 20, Washington, DC 20024
Diamond Teague Park Piers Waterfront Address: 99 Potomac Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
The Wharf Marina Waterfront Address: 650 Wharf Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
Telephone: (202) 547-1250 · Email: Traci Mead, Executive Director - 
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