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Position TitleHead Coach - Youth Sailing
Short DescriptionHead Coach of Youth Sailing Division at Middle Harbour Yacht Club, Mosman, Sydney - full time role.
EmployerMiddle Harbour Yacht Club
Work TypeFull Time
SalaryNot stated
LocationMosman, NSW, Australia
Detailed Description

MHYC is looking for a full time Head Instructor to lead our Discover Sailing Centre which provides learn to sail programs for children from age 7 to 16 years.

This is a full time role to join our Youth Sailing Division and requires the following essential experience and skills in order to meet expectations of the role:

  • Minimum 2 year’s experience in the delivery of instruction and/or coaching to a high standard in accordance with Australian Sailing standards and guidelines. Evidence of qualifications and certificates will be required. Any overseas qualifications will be considered but will require the candidate to complete Australian Sailing certification.
  • Minimum 2 year’s experience in the maintenance of youth sailing vessels (Optimists, 420’s, Pacers, inflatable ribs, and coach boats as well as equipment including sails and life jackets
  • Be capable of providing support and administration for successful Dinghy Sailing and Training programs.
  • Must hold a First Aid Certificate, Working with Children Certificate and a current power boat licence.

You will be reporting to our Sailing Manager and Vice Commodore Youth Sailing and become very much a part of our overall Sailing activities.

Experience with on-line tools would be beneficial as it will be a requirement of this role to assist with enrolments and general reporting. The successful candidate will also be involved in working with Schools sports masters, students, and parents, preparation of billing for learn to sail programs, boat storage, and general communications.

The hours of work will be 38 hours per week involving weekends and public holidays. Additional hours worked will be taken as time in lieu. The rate of pay for this role will be $58,000 per annum (AUD) and employment will be under the NSW Clubs Award.

Please send a covering letter and CV addressed to to apply for your dream job!

Applications will close on 6th May, 2019.

Selection Criteria Essential
Closing Date 6 May 2019
Other Details

Middle Harbour Yacht Club is located at The Spit, Mosman, New South Wales - has a 100 berth marina, extensive annual keelboat sailing program and all year round Youth Sailing activities. 

Currently with a membership of 1400 as well as also being home of the Australian Sailing High Performance Athlete Centre.

Apply to
NameDavid Staley
Phone (work)(02) 9969 1244
Click here to apply for position
How To Apply

Please send email to with letter of application, outlining all previous experience and include evidence of certification for essential skills.

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