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Aquatics: Swim Instructor

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequently required to stand, sit, walk, climb, and/or balance.
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms.
  • Frequently required to kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENTS:

  • Frequently exposed to wet and humid conditions.
  • Frequently exposed to moderate to high noise levels.
  • Frequently exposed to warm environments.
  • Occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne, or bloodborne pathogens.

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