Feb 28, 2019, 12:18 PM
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The Park City Sailing Association (PCSA) was founded in 2008 and is a community sailing organization providing opportunities for adults and kids to sail. In 2018 over 1400 people participated in PCSA education, racing and social programs. We are looking for Sailing Instructors to work the 2019 season, approximately June - Aug.
Sailing Instructors - Park City, Utah
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- Certified US Sailing Instructor (minimum Level I Small Boat Sailing Instructor), or have comparable certification. Maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications.
- Arrive and be ready to begin work at the scheduled time and dressed for the weather.
- Work weeks are approximately 40 hours a week and may include some evening or weekend shifts to support sailing lessons for children, adults and special user groups along with possible racing events.
- Instructors will demonstrate a commitment to working as a team, and be supportive of the efforts of their fellow instructors.
- Be an appropriate role model for the students. Encourage the highest levels of sportsmanship and behavior. Generate enthusiasm and commitment to learning, while maintaining a commitment to Park City Sailing's program objectives: safety, fun and learning.
- Follow course curriculum as designed. Instructors are responsible for developing the daily lesson plans for their respective classes. It is expected that instructors will make full and constructive use of the time scheduled for classes, and show creativity and excitement with their classes to the best of their ability.
- Responsible for all landside and on-the-water aspects of the conduct of their classes. This includes assisting students with the preparation and launching of their sailboats, reviewing and insuring that rigging is done correctly, and that the boats are in safe, working condition.
- Responsible for insuring that the safety boats have the necessary and required safety and teaching equipment, before going out on the water.
- Responsible for making sure all boats, both safety and sail, are properly secured and put away, and that any extraneous equipment or materials (including trash) are removed.
- Responsible for reporting accidents/illness, both minor and serious, to the Head Instructor and parent/guardian, and for making the appropriate notes in the Injury Log.
- Responsible for reporting any problems with the condition of any boat used in the program to the Head Instructor, and logging them in the Maintenance Log. Instructors are expected to take care of minor repairs as needed (i.e. replacing frayed lines, broken shackles or cleats and ring dings, etc.). Repairs or maintenance of a more serious nature will be handled by the Operations team.
- The Head Instructor and instructors will meet at the end of each day to review the day, discuss pertinent issues, and plan/prepare for the next day. Once a week, the Junior staff will meet with the Program Director. Instructors are expected to be open and honest in their communication with students, parents, instructors and staff alike.
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