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Part Time Swim Instructor, WSI

at South Suburban Parks and Recreation

Pay: $11.54 to $14/hour
$11.54 - $14
Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2527752
Keywords: teaching, instructor

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

Responsible for teaching swim lessons to students of all ages and abilities in accordance with the standards set by the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI). This position works under the direction and supervision of Aquatics Coordinator.

Job Requirements

Must be at least 15 years old and some schooling preferred.  American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or other nationally recognized swim instructor certification required.
Previous swim lesson teaching experience preferred.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Follows South Suburban guidelines in conjunction with American Red Cross WSI standards in teaching swim lessons. Teaches proper swimming strokes and techniques at the appropriate level. Provides for the safety of students, at all times, following all policies and procedures. Works with students to improve their swimming ability and water skills in a constructive and enjoyable manner. Maintains communication with parents regarding a child's progress or areas of concern. Fills out all required paperwork, in a timely manner, for each class, including individual participant progress reports. Knowledge of all pool rules and regulations governing the Aquatics Department.  The ability to successfully complete a background check including but not limited to criminal history search is required.

Additional Information

Work Hours:  Day, evening, weekend and/or holidays hours may be required. Please note weekly work hours will vary depending on the week.
Please note: Review of applications will begin immediately and interviews may begin prior to and/or after the advertised close date.

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About South Suburban

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.
We serve nearly 155,000 residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson, and Arapahoe counties.  We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, and entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center.  In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 110 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.
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