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Nashville Sail Camp Director

  • Position: Director of Programs 
  • Location: Nashville, TN 
  • Salary: Not Specified 
  • Employment Type: Temporary 
  • Posted on: Feb 6th 18 
  • Start Date: 5/21/2018 
  • Apply by: Mar 6th 18 

Job Description

Leadership Academy, LLC: Nashville Sail Camp


Sail Camp Director

Classification: Seasonal


Summary:  Directing supervision, lesson plans, and maintenance of equipment. Working with one other staff member to create a safe educational environment for 20-40 youth ages 8-15.


Prerequisite Skills:  (Prior to first day of camp)

  • 1-2 years of experience teaching, or assisting teaching, in a sail training environment  

  • Ability to communicate clearly and work collaboratively with fellow instructors  

  • Knowledge of safe boating practices and considerable sailing experience  

  • Current US Sailing Level 1 (or higher) Small craft Instructor certification (& must be 18)  

  • Current US Sailing membership

  • Boater’s Education Card through TWRA

  • Current CPR/First-Aid certification


Essential Job Functions:  

  • Be the lead instructor for Nashville Sail Camp

  • Set up for classes and clean up each day

  • Develop daily lessons plans in keeping with class content as described in the camp’s description  

  • Be able to maneuver a chase boat responsibly

  • Ensure a safe, fun, and educational environment for your campers  

  • Effectively direct & utilize camp volunteers in general camp activities such as leading games and sailing with campers that need more attention  

  • Complete basic science (STEM) activities with the students throughout the week  

  • Answer basic parent questions about summer camps

  • Complete end of camp paperwork  

  • Record and report any injuries or damage to equipment

  • Facilitate the day sessions where the kids get to learn and try

  • Design and facilitate traditional type of camp activities, games, songs, camp crafts with the help of Sailing Instructor

  • Offers of employment are contingent on passing a criminal background check.