SUMMARY JOB DESCRIPTION Swim Instructors will be responsible for teaching individual and group swim instruction to the many types to members of the Eccles Health, Wellness, and Athletic Center. Swim Instructors will cover skills and knowledge in a logical progression for aquatic skill development. Depending on the need of the Center, Swim Instructors should be prepared to teach adults as well as children’s Learn-to-Swim levels 1 through 6, Parent and Child Aquatics, and Water Safety Outreach Classes.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities • Swim Instructors will incorporate knowledge and application of different teaching styles to the experience, ability and culture of participants so that they can achieve course objectives. • Swim Instructors will be responsible for preparing the appropriate lesson for the level of class • Maintaining attendance and evaluation methods of each participant • Enforce safety regulations and facility policies • Be proactive in looking for potential dangers and unsafe behaviors • Working relationships • There are generally 2-3 swim instructors working at a time depending on the attendance of the class. • Swim Instructors are part of the FWRD team which includes multiple student employee positions.
Qualifications Required/Preferred • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Training - Required • CPR/AED and First Aid – Required within 3 months of hire • Great customer service • Responsible in nature • Strong leadership and communication skills • Team Player • Comprehensive understanding of programs offered through the Fitness, Wellness, and Recreation Department • Positive and collaborative spirit. Must be available to teach Tuesday and/or Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30 pm and/or Saturday Mornings from 9-10:30 am.
To apply for this position you must submit a cover letter, resume, and FWRD application electronically to Traci Siriprathane at tsiriprathane@westminstercollege. Application deadline is Friday, January 10 at 5:00 pm. FWRD application can be found online HERE (please hyperlink to the following site: