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12 Jan 2018

Part Time Swim Instructor

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

Job Description

Swim Instructor

Salary:$10.75 – $13.44 Hourly
Location:Bob L Burger Recreation Center, CO
Job Type:Part Time Intermittent
Department:Parks, Recreation and Open Space
Job Number:2017946
General Summary
Provides specialized swim instruction for various age groups in the community.  Senior level is based on experience, training, knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Essential Functions
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.  CPR/AED and First Aid certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment; minimum sixteen years of age.  Minors from sixteen to eighteen cannot work more than eight hours in any twenty-four hour period.

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Job Categories: Swim Lesson Instructor and swim-instructor. Job Types: Part Time.

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