The PYC Junior program fosters a life-long love of the sport of sailing in a safe, educational, and fun environment
The Portland Yacht Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program is seeking Instructors who are both passionate about sailing and teaching younger sailors the skills necessary to be safe, comfortable, and competent sailors. Our program offers instruction for beginners through advanced sailors. There are positions available for adventure, race and non-race classes. Our fleet of over 50 boats includes Optis, 420s, J24 and Colgate 26. Our instructors must be responsible, dependable and maintain the highest level of safety awareness and professionalism within our program. Instructors are invited to participate in local J24, Etchells and PHRF racing as well as weekly dinghy racing.
Our program involves over 100 students, 10-12 staff members, 2-3 apprentice instructors and assorted volunteers.
Competitive salaries offered commensurate with experience and certifications.
- Minimum: 16 years old.
- Minimum: current US SAILING CERTIFICATION, Level One
- Follow established curriculum and lesson plans with ability to add in own style and flair
- Ability to work with a wide range of student ages, aptitudes, abilities and maturity
- Experience in racing, race committee and regatta operation preferred but not necessary