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Swim Lesson Instructors

Company Name:
Village of Bensenville
The Water's Edge Aquatic Center is an indoor Aquatic Facility owned and operated by the Village of Bensenville. This facility features two pools. We have one 8 lane lap pool varying from 5 ft to 6 ft in depth as well as a 7ft - 13ft diving well. Our facility caters to an array of aquatic programming for both residents and non-residents in the area.
DESCRIPTION
Seeking outgoing and fun individuals for instruction of swim lessons to both children and adults. Classes are typically held on Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Under the direction of the Aquatic Director, Water Safety Instructors plan, organize, and provide quality swimming and water safety instruction for both children and adults as per The American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Swim Lesson Instructor will perform all but not limited to the following duties:
Consistently uphold all rules and regulations as set forth by the Village of Bensenville, The Waters Edge Aquatic Center, American Red Cross, and the Illinois Swimming Pool Health Code.
Plan and organize swim lesson outlines, methods, and goals that support the general teaching outlines provided by the Aquatic Director and the American Red Cross.
Organize and direct activities for groups of assigned students, to provide a high level of quality instruction.
Ensure that no child is left behind during class instruction; all are thoroughly involved in the aquatic classroom environment.
Help organize and assist in the development of special programs, activities, or instruction.
Help market and promote programs during special events or as directed by the Aquatic Director.
Complete and maintain records for documentation.
Provide constructive and positive feedback to both participants and their respective guardians; both verbal and written form.
Attend in-service training sessions and meetings upon request.
Perform other duties as requested by Aquatic Management.
Continuous maintenance of the pool area to ensure safety and sanitation.
Report definite or potential physical hazards and unsafe conditions immediately to the Aquatic Director.
Maintain an acceptable appearance, both in uniform and personal hygiene at all times.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Required:
Exceptional customer service skills
At least 16 years of age
Proficient in swimming
Must meet American Red Cross Level 4 Stroke Performance
Demonstrate 25 yards of front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, as well as 15 yards of butterfly.
Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling)
Tread water for 1 minute using only legs
Experience working with public; both children and elderly
Preferred:
Previous position in aquatics or other leadership positions
Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT Certification) or Safety Training for Swim Coaches
First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (If current certification holder, please provide a valid copy of certification with application)
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email resume & application to: Gary Ferguson, Director of Human Resources
Email submissions should include Swim Lesson Instructor Part Time in the subject line;
Or mail to; Village of Bensenville - Human Resources Department 12 S Center St. Bensenville, IL 60106

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