ID: 174557

Junior Sailing Instructor / Coordinator

Sport Regular - less than 6 months West End QLD

About this opportunity

Role / Responsibilities

  • Coordinate delivery of Junior Learn to Sail programs Level 2a (Sailing Skills and Fun) and Level 2a (Green Fleet) with support from Assistant Instructors and Safety Volunteers
  • Senior instructor for Level 3 classes (Racing Skills Team)
  • Supervise Assistant Instructors and coordinate safety volunteers with support from our Learn to Sail Manager.
  • Coordinate setup boats and equipment with support from our Learn to Sail Manager.
  • Communicate effectively and with respect with parents, sailors, volunteers, other instructors and club staff
  • Ensure proper care and storage of all equipment and boats.
  • Assist in the revision and implementation of sailing curriculum and course materials.


South Brisbane Sailing Club (SBSC) provides an exciting venture for river sailing for both adults and juniors. Our junior program provides 4 levels of training being Learn to Sail for Beginners (Level 1), Sail Skills &Fun (Level 2A), Green Fleet (Level 2B), Racing skills Team (Level 3) and Race Tactics and Strategy (Level 4).

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination .

- A strong background in dinghy sailing
- Experience in racing dinghies at club, state or national levels desirable.
- Experience in management, delivery and instruction of learn to sail or similar programs.
- Good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Australian Sailing Instructor Qualifications
- Current First Aid certificate, Blue card, Power boat licence or higher qualification
- Trustworthy, reliable and able to maintain confidentiality

Time Required

Instruction is on Saturdays from 8:00am until 1:30pm (Levels 2a, 2b) continuing to 5:00pm (Levels 3, 4). The program starts 29 January 2022 for 10-weeks. We also operate school holiday programs in April and June.

Suitable for
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Sport & Physical Activity

The successful applicant will be provided with introductory training and familiarisation with current systems and team members.


Commensurate with experience ranging from $80 to $100 per 2-hour class, plus monthly honorarium.