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Aquatics Swimming Instructor, Decatur

Location: Decatur, TX
Date Posted: 10-10-2016
 SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: (but are not limited to): 
  • Provide a friendly and inviting experience in an environment that will enhance the quality of life, physical and emotional well-being for individuals and families through swimming lessons and water safety.  
  • Develop and coordinate aquatic activity and water safety. 
  • Train/supervise assistant, organize class for swimming lessons/classes, ability to teach proper stroke fundamentals while examining individual goals to members/students. 
  • Instructor should be energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational, enjoy working with children and adults of all ages, and demonstrate good communication skills with parents, Aquatics Manager and staff. 
  • Experience teaching children, youth, or an adult swimmer is preferred. 
  • Competitive swimming background is a plus.
  • Reports to the Fit N Wise Aquatics Manager

Qualifications to be determined by Manager: 
  • 1)  Able to swim a minimum of 200 yards freestyle. 
  • 2)  Knowledge and ability to demonstrate all swimming strokes (Fly, Back, Breast, Free)  
  • 3)  One season teaching experience a plus

  • 1)  Instructor Certification from  Starfish Aquatics Institute, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, YMCA or  Ellis & Associates  OR ability to become certified within  30 days.
  •  2)  CPR certificate

  • There is no anticipated risk of exposure to mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashed during the performance of the job. 
  • Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing a task that is likely to cause exposure.
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