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Swim Instructor

Description

Under the direct supervision of the Aquatics Director, the swim instructor will lead group, private, and semi-private swim lessons to all ages and ability levels. Creates a fun, safe, and inviting learning environment to ensure a positive member experience in accordance with the JCC Aquatic Policy and JCC Aquatic Safety Standards & Guidelines. Builds strong relationships with participants and continually recommends classes based on skill levels.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions

· Arrives to all shifts 15 minutes prior to start of shift, in uniform, and prepared.

· Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as needed.

· Instructs classes in accordance with JCC policies, including covering all class components and using proper teaching technique.

· Responsible for attending all scheduled classes within a session; when an absence is unavoidable, secure a substitute and provides lesson plans for that substitute.

· Maintains accurate records as required by the JCC such as class attendance and performance skills.

· Maintains constant watch on all class participants and ensures the highest level of safety during the class.

· Maintains effective, positive relationships with the members, participants, and other staff.

· Ensures the health and safety of all members and participants by knowing, understanding, and consistently enforcing safety rules, policies, procedures, and regulations for the pool and aquatic area.

· Teaches with enthusiasm and creativity.

· Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with JCC policies and procedures. Completes related reports as required.

· Maintains all required certifications for position while employed.

· Exercise good judgment and communicate concerns to your supervisor.

· Keep pool area and equipment clean, neat, and organized.

· Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by Aquatics Director.

· Promote Aquatic Programs.

· Attends and participates in all in-service trainings and staff meetings.

· Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.

Required Certifications

· ARC (or equivalent) CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

· ARC (or equivalent) First Aid

· ARC (or equivalent) WSI

Swim Instructor I- 0-1 year of teaching experience in aquatics working with children or adults in group settings.

Swim Instructor II- 1-3 years of teaching experience in aquatics working with children or adults in group settings.

Swim Instructor III- 4+ years of teaching experience in aquatics working with children or adults in group settings.

 

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