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12 Jan 2018

Instructor, Private Swim

City of Lafayette – Posted by AJN Lafayette, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Instructor, Private Swim

Salary:$18.50 – $25.90 Hourly
Location: Bob L Burger Recreation Center, CO
Job Type:Part Time Intermittent
Department: Parks, Recreation and Open Space
Job Number: 2084687
General Summary
Provides one-on-one specialized swim instruction for various age groups in the community.
Essential Functions
The following duties are illustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive:
  • Develops and teaches class content appropriate to the course description and level; helps develop appropriate tools necessary to offer quality swim lessons; provides feedback to class participants and proper instruction in the use of support materials.
  • Monitors participants and their ability to participate.
  • Provides a safe environment for all participants; enforces all general building policies if applicable; completes any necessary reports and forms, i.e., Accident Reports, Health Forms, Attendance Records, Supply Requests, etc.
  • Attends and participates in scheduled meetings as required.
  • Responsible for preparation for program activities; prepares lesson plans, organizes relative equipment; may be required to set-up and break-down materials used for instruction.
  • Responsible for finding a dependable, appropriate substitute upon their absence.
KNOWLEDGE:  Thorough knowledge of departmental rules and regulations; considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, teaching methods and techniques that provide positive motivation; working knowledge of rules, strategies, and skills; general knowledge of the Cardiovascular system and human anatomy; organizational procedures.
SKILL:  Public relations skills; demonstrated skill in the operation of equipment necessary to perform the functions of the job; must be versatile in all developmental stages.
ABILITY:  Plan, organize, instruct, and supervise the assigned program; control large groups of people; follow written and verbal instructions; remain current on the trends of the industry; communicate effectively to the participants when teaching skills; analyze situations quickly and objectively and determine proper courses of action to be taken; work with little or no supervision; analyze and correct facility safety hazards; write incident and accident reports; learn and adhere to the facility emergency procedures;  establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Special Requirements
Must possess a current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification.  CPR/AED and First Aid certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment; minimum

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