Sailing Instructor Coordinator

Appointed by the Board and reporting to the Program Administrator, this position is responsible for organizing and supervising the Summer Sailing Program

Employer Name: Zig Zag Yacht Club
Location/Address: Work to be performed at: Fisherman’s Island, Clearwater Bay, ON
Application Deadline: February 26, 2020
Hours of Work: 20-40 hours per week during the summer sailing program
Job Type: Summer
Wages: Salary: Commensurate with experience and training and according Provincial pay scale.

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Assigning and supervising paid instructors, with assurance of their appropriate skills and safety training qualifications/certifications;
2. Scheduling instructional groups and instructors;
3. Assist with boat set-up, storage and routine care;
4. Ensure all lessons are well planned for the week of program;
5. Supervise use and maintenance of Club equipment and facilities during the Summer Sailing Program;
6. Direct safety measures for all onshore and on-the-water training aspects of the Sailing Program;
7. Ensure compliance with legal requirements for youth programs, including completion of coach/instructor checks, and that appropriate supervision, safety measures and parental authorization are in place at all times;
8. Other functions and tasks within the above general scope of responsibilities, as
assigned by the Program Administrator.

Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:

CANSail Fundamental Course CANSail Fundamental Course Provincial Sailing Association
• CANSail Student Level CANSail 1-6 CANSail 1 & 2 Instructor: CANSail 4 CANSail 3 & 4 Instructor: CANSail 5 CANSail 5 & 6 Instructor)
• First Aid & CPR Standard Level First Aid – (From a Nationally recognized provider, with a course length of a minimum of 13 hours; (ex: St. John Ambulance Canadian Red Cross Other Accredited).
• Coach Boat Safety Course (ex: Provincial Coach Boat Safety Course or Sea Cadet S.C.O.P. Course);
• Pleasure Craft Operator Card Boating License Transport Canada.

How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

The successful applicant must provide a Criminal Record Check that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry Check prior to the commencement of employment.
Anticipated time demands (after initial familiarization period): 20-40 hours per week during
the Summer Sailing Program.

Submit Resume, cover letter and reference to: Michelle Williams at

We thank all who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
All Board-appointed positions are for one year terms, renewable annually on the
recommendation of the Board member responsible for the position.

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