Sailing School Employment Opportunities

Certified by Sail Canada, Canada's National Sailing Authority

The Fanshawe Yacht Club Sailing School strives to employ qualified individuals who have a passion for sailing and teaching others. All our instructors are certified to standards of Sail Canada (Canada's National Sailing Authority).
February 25, 2019:

The Fanshawe Yacht Club Sailing School (FYCSS) in London, Ontario is now seeking a Manager to oversee and support school operations from May to September 2019.

December 17, 2018:

The Fanshawe Yacht Club Sailing School (FYCSS) in London, Ontario is now seeking Sail Canada (SC) certified Instructors for the 2019 sailing season. We are looking for responsible and strong leaders who have a passion for sailing. We want enthusiastic team players who take initiative and have a desire to teach children / youth and adults the art of sailing.

Our Program
FYCSS offers instruction in SC Learn to Sail as well as SC Learn to Race programs. Our programs are taught in 2 and 4 week blocks using CL14s, 420s and Lasers, and Optimists.

Positions Available
We are looking to hire:

  • Head Instructor (who will also be an active Instructor July to August with potential opportunities for more hours in May and June.)
  • Two Instructors for our youth CANSail 1/2 program (Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30)
  • One Instructor for our youth CANSail 3/4 program (Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30)
  • Two Instructors for our adult CANSail 1/2 and CANSail 3/4 programs (runs evenings two nights Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs 6:00-10:00pm or four Saturdays 8:30-4:30)
  • One Race Coach for CANSail 5/6 program (weekdays July-August and regattas)
  • One Wet Feet Instructor (may be combined with other position)

Note: Adult sessions run from the end of May until mid-August. Youth Sessions run July and August. Instructors are invited to apply for one or both (and either night or Sat. or both Adult programs).

Qualifications
Our preferred candidates will:

  • Be legally qualified to work in Canada
  • Be able to certify SC levels included in, and beyond the level that they instruct
  • Be available from July to August with potential opportunities for more hours in May and June
  • Be able to demonstrate up-to-date SC prerequisites before the commencement date
  • Be enthusiastic, professional under pressure, and show a true passion for progressing in the sport.

We will give special consideration to candidates who also:

  • Are active racers (dinghies, skiffs, or board-sails or keelboats)
  • Have taught at least two seasons and/or have completed High School
  • Are able to take on major boat repairs (beyond simple holes and scratches)

Apply

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. We will work with you to accommodate your needs in line with the goals of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation through the application or interview processes, or any stage of the recruitment process, please contact Kathleen Parker directly at .

Please submit a cover letter and resume or any questions by April 1, 2019 at 4PM via email to:

Deputy Director
Fanshawe Yacht Club Sailing School

We thank all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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