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Team Leader, Swim Sail Science!

Reports to: Swim Sail Science Coordinator
Status: Seasonal, Full-Time
Date of Last Revision: December 17, 2015


Swim Sail Science (SSS) is a no-cost, fun, six-week program in conjunction with Boston After School and Beyond and Boston Public School students going into grades 4th and 5th who are identified as being at risk of summer learning loss and who can most benefit from summer programming. During our program we provide participants with inquiry-based instruction and activities in English language arts, math, sailing, swimming lessons, and marine science. The students targeted are from low-income neighborhoods and will receive transportation to and from Charlestown as well as breakfast and lunch all at no cost.


  • Ride on the buses to ensure students get to and from the sailing center each day
  • Monitor student's behvaior while on the buses
  • Monitor breakfast and lunch each day
  • Oversee behavior management of students 
  • Engage students during transitions with games and other activites
  • Attend 3 days of senior staff orientation and 5 days of all staff orientation
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Be a constructive and friendly member of the Courageous team
  • Maintain a fun, positive, friendly atmosphere for your students
  • Instill a sense of respect and safety for the Courageous fleet, Boston Harbor, and for each person


  • Experience in and/or interest in working with underserved populations and students with behavioral difficulties
  • Desire for personal growth and opportunities to learn in a unique program enviroment
  • Behavior management and teaching skills
  • 2-3 years of youth development or teaching experience at schools, camps, or other informal learning settings
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Team-oriented
  • Excellent references
  • A strong interest in and/or experience with sailing and the marine environment


2016 Schedule:

Senior Staff Training: June 22-24
All Staff Training: June 27-July 1
Monday-Friday 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM, from Tuesday, July 5 – Monday, August 15