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Swim Instructor

Company: Active Wellness
Location: Petaluma
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Description

The Swim Instructor is expected to teach safe and effective group and/or private swim classes for our members and are required to purpose and maintain educational standards commensurate with Active Wellness quality and commitment to aquatics safety

Your Day-to-Day

  • Teaches various levels and age groups in accordance with Active Wellness instructional guidelines.
  • Plan lessons, select appropriate drills, and evaluate the student's progress.
  • Present proper demonstrations and explain skills, analyze and correct performance, minimize fear, and use appropriate teaching devices.
  • Maintain a safe and positive teaching environment.
  • Attend all in-service training.
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare course completion certificates.
  • Perform all swimming strokes and skills taught at all levels.
  • Effectively communicate each student's progress either to the student directly or to the student's parents where appropriate.
  • Be knowledgeable about all programs and activities offered by Active Wellness
  • Promote club services and activities
  • Assist with keeping the club well stocked and clean
  • Inventory of food items as well as locker and laundry service
  • Maintain safety book/emergency log, message log, and lost and found ledger
  • Identify between three and eight primary duties and responsibilities for the position

What You Bring to the Team

  • All Swim Instructors are required to perform the following performance test prior to employment and may be tested at any time throughout their employment.
  • The performance test is as follows:
  • Demonstrate all swim strokes, including freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and treading water.
  • Demonstrate all skills taught at all levels.

  • Lifeguards must maintain the following:
  • American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer (or equivalent training).
  • American Red Cross First Aid for Public Safety Personnel (or equivalent training).

  • Must be detail-oriented, organized and highly responsive with a commitment to customer service
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Be knowledgeable about all programs, activities offered by Active Wellness and promote services/activities
  • Attend Active Wellness site meetings and training
  • Basic computer skills, customer service skills, results-oriented, ability to multitask, and commitment to the fitness industry
  • Be well-organized and highly efficient when managing your work.
  • Be a team player and show a willingness to learn new things.
  • AED/CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Supervisor

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements

  • Ability to take responsibility for the health and safety of others
  • Ability to stand for several hours in the same shift; ability to lift 25 lbs.
  • Fitness club environment
  • Must follow OSHA and Active Wellness safety standards

Keywords: Active Wellness, Petaluma , Swim Instructor, Other , Petaluma, California

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