Instructors wanted for 2021

Dec 17, 2020 | Junior Training

The National Yacht Club is currently seeking to recruit a team of committed sailing instructors and coaches for our summer courses 2021.

Our Instructors are of the highest quality in terms of professionalism, attitude, technical ability and passion for sailing. Instructors will be responsible for the development of the clubs youngest members, a role that is taken extremely seriously by the club.

All instructors must have current and valid instructorship qualifications for the position to which they are applying and be available for interview early in the new year.

With the current pandemic, we cannot confirm at this stage if we will be running clinics or full day courses. We plan to run clinics/course over the following weeks. Due to the Volvo regatta we may have to do 4 day clinics on weeks commencing 28th June and 6th July.

Course 1: Tues 1st June – Fri 11th June

Course 2: Mon 14th June – Fri 25th June

Course 3: Mon 28th June  – Thursday 8th July

Course 4: Mon 12th July –  23rd July

Course 5: Mon 26th July – Fri 6th August be

  We are currently looking to fill the following positions: 

  1. Assistant Senior Instructor x 1
  2. Advanced Instructors: x 3
  3. Dinghy instructors x 12

Job Descriptions

Dinghy Instructor: Enthusiastic, and highly motivational staff, to teach Taste of Sailing, Start Sailing, Basic skills and Improving skills in sailing dinghies to sailors from the age of 8. 

Advanced Instructor: (Kites and Wires, Adventure, Advanced Boat Handling and Racing.)
Excellent level of personal skill and a true passion for the sport. The ideal candidates will be able to facilitate the development of skilled, independent sailors and instruct and asses kites and wires, advanced boat handling, racing clinics and adventure clinics. 

  1. Have obtained the correct IS level of instructorship or higher.
  2. All certifications must in date.
  3. Be Garda vetted.
  4. Applicants who are not Garda vetted must show proof at time of interview that they have applied via the IS to be vetted.
  5. All applicants must have instructed before.

Instructors wishing to apply for the above positions should complete the form below:  Closing dates for applications is January 25th January 2021


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