The SKY Family YMCA Swim Instructor - Englewood Location in Englewood, Florida
Under the direction of the Aquatics Coordinator and in accordance with the policies of The SKY Family YMCA, the Swim Instructor provides swim lessons/ private or group to children and adults of all levels and abilities based on YMCA standards and program requirements.
The swim instructor is responsible for instructing all swim lesson participants
This position is also responsible for the safety of the participant in their own class
Work hours as scheduled which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant and/or parent questions as needed, and clean up supplies.
Instructs and evaluates students participating in swim lessons
Submits completed report cards, skills sheets and attendance information on time
Attends mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled
Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency.
Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.
All other duties as assigned and appropriate
Attend regularly scheduled, mandatory staff meetings.
Utilize time clock and monitor timesheet. Bring any corrections to supervisor within a timely manner
Successfully meet the Association?s policies on background screening
Proficiency of swimming strokes and the ability to instruct and demonstrate in a group or individual session.
Ability to perform life saving techniques if necessary
Ability to forge mutually respectful partnerships with persons served
Able to maintain confidentiality
Must be a self starter, with high energy and a positive attitude
Adhere to drug/alcohol/smoke free workplace policy
Ability to instruct and observe participants in proper stroke techniques
Ability to lift equipment, and to lift a small to average size child.
CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
CPR for the Professional Rescuer/ First Aid/AED Certifications
WSI and/or YMCA Swim Instructor certification or equivalent.
Completion of the YMCA?s Blood Borne Pathogen?s training annually
Completion of the YMCA?s Child Sexual Abuse Prevention training annually
Additional training classes as recommended by Supervisor
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform a range of exercise activities. Requires full range of motion, including manual and finger dexterity and hand and eye coordination. Requires corrected vision, speech, and hearing to normal range, or special accommodations made of sufficient nature for completion of assigned tasks.
Ability to lift 30 pounds.
Walking, bending, reaching, and kneeling to reach equipment.