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Camp Aquatics Director

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Riverdale YM&YWHA
|
The Bronx, NY
New
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Published 25 days ago

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Aquatics Instructor, the swim instructor will lead

group lessons for all ages in a fun, safe, and inviting learning environment to

ensure a positive swim camp experience in accordance with the Y Aquatic

Policy and Y Aquatic Safety Standards & Guidelines. Ensuring the students are

water safe by the end of the session.

Pay commensurate with experience

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

● Embody an outgoing and enthusiastic personality at all times.

● Reports to work in uniform a minimum of ten minutes prior to the assigned class

● Performs equipment checks and ensures appropriate equipment is available as

needed.

● Instructs classes in accordance with Y policies, including covering all class

components and using proper teaching techniques.

● Responsible for attending all scheduled classes within a session; when an

absence is unavoidable, secure a substitute and provide lesson plans for that

substitute.

● Maintains accurate records as required by the Y such as class attendance and

performance skills.

● Maintains a constant watch on all class participants and ensures the highest level

of safety during the class.

● Maintains effective, positive relationships with the students and other staff.

● Ensures the health and safety of all students by knowing, understanding, and

consistently enforcing safety rules, policies, procedures, and regulations for the

pool and aquatic area.

● Teaches with enthusiasm and creativity

● Knows/reviews all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations

immediately in accordance with Y policies and procedures. Completes related

reports as required.

● Maintains all required certifications for the position while employed.

● Exercise good judgment and communicate concerns to your supervisor.

● Keep the pool area and equipment clean, neat, and organized.

● Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Aquatics

Coordinator.

● Attends and participates in all in-service training and staff meetings.

● Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor

QUALIFICATIONS:

● ARC (or equivalent) CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

● ARC (or equivalent) First Aid

● ARC (or equivalent) WSI preferred

● Experience teaching swim lessons

● Being familiar with the Emergency Action Plan for the Facility

● Participating in continuing education activities through both internal and external

sessions to promote an on-going development of the knowledge, skills, and

abilities required for lifeguards.

● Physical effort required for daily duties includes lifting heavy weights, squatting,

bending, reaching, spotting, and prolonged standing/walking.

● Must be able to lift and/or move up 50+ pounds

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Aquatics Instructor, the swim instructor will lead

group lessons for all ages in a fun, safe, and inviting learning environment to

ensure a positive swim camp experience in accordance with the Y…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    April 19, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Location

On-site
The Bronx, NY, USA

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