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Fanshawe Yacht Club Sailing School - Instructors and Manager for 2014 Season

Fanshawe Yacht Club Sailing School
London, Ontario

Mary Watson

Start Date: Monday, May 05, 2014

The Fanshawe Yacht Club Sailing School (FYCSS) is now seeking Sail Canada (SC) certified Instructors and a Manager for the 2014 sailing season.

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 CL14’s, 420s and Lasers.

Positions Available

We are looking to hire:

i)               Manager to oversee all programs (hours will vary May-Sept.)

ii)             Head Instructor (who will also be an active Instructor May-Sept.)

iii)            Two Instructors for our youth CANSail 1/2 program (Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30)

iv)            One Instructor for our youth CANSail 3/4 program (Mon.-Fri. 8:30-4:30)

v)             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)

vi)            One Race Coach for CANSail 5/6 program (weekdays July-August and regattas)

Note: Adult sessions run from the end of May until end of June. 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 mid-May to September 2014

-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 (keelboats, skiffs, board-sails or dinghies)

-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)



Please submit a cover letter and resumé by email to: Mary Watson   by January 10, 2014