Swim Instructor

Employer
British Swim School
Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Title: Swim InstructorReport to: Aquatics DirectorStatus: Part-time, hourlyAs a British Swim School instructor you are responsible for teaching children and adults to become safe and happy swimmers, regardless of age or ability. You do this by following the British Swim School approved teaching curriculum. This curriculum ensures that each student in our program initially learns water survival skills and then progresses to propulsion and stroke development. It is your responsibility to convey British Swim School philosophy and to ensure that all students feel safe and secure while you are conducting lessons. Duties and Responsibilities:Arriving for work at least 15 minutes before the start of lessons to help with setup and to check that the site is clean and ready for classes.Being correctly dressed in BSS uniform and prepared pool-side 5 minutes before the start of your first lesson.Following correct teaching methods as detailed in the BSS teacher training manual and as directed by the Aquatics Directors and Aquatics Managers.Ensuring classes run smoothly, children are wearing the correct color swim cap and that you maintain a high level of awareness to ensure your studentsa€ (TM) safety during lesson time.Being aware and implementing new procedures and training methods.Attending regular staff meetings as requested by your Site ManagerInforming the Site Manager of any maintenance issues that need addressing.Greeting all clients and ensuring that children are properly enrolled in classes and with their assigned teacher.Being aware of emergency procedures.Daily testing of pool chemical levels and correct operation of control systems as requested by your site manager and other management.Arranging a substitute to cover your classes Vacation will not be permitted between May and September. Knowledge, skills and abilities: You are to be versed and competent in all levels and abilities of teaching swimming from infant parent/child classes, toddlers to advanced swimmers.Monitoring of your classes, student move-ups to next level, and your personal teaching quality in the water to ensure a safe and fun learning environment.Knowledge Swim School Operations including all aspects or BSS teacher training manualGood verbal communication skills, bilingual a plus. Special Requirements: Swim Instructors must be willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends as required by business needs and as requested by management..