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Swim Instructor
Title:Swim Instructor
Department:Athletics and Wellness

Swim Instructor

The Sacred Heart Swim School is looking for passionate swim instructors to work with swimmers aged 3 and up in private, semi-private, and group format. The Swim Instructor will deliver lessons based on the Sacred Heart Swim School curriculum while ensuring a safe, enjoyable experience for the swimmers. This is a part-time position with variable hours on weekday afternoons and weekends.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluating members swimming ability to determine the correct swim level
  • Instructs swimming lessons
  • Creates an educational, safe and inviting experience for all participants
  • Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with participants and their families
  • Responds quickly and efficiently to member questions regarding Swim School program policies and procedures
  • Maintains order and safety in swimming areas and assists in enforcing pool policies
  • Immediately reports suspicious or inappropriate behaviors to Aquatics Director
  • Provides a safe, clean and organized pool area
  • Maintaining the cleanliness and order of our Aquatics Facilities


Education & Experience

  • Working towards a high school diploma, GED or higher
  • Thorough knowledge and application of swimming and water safety or coaching experience preferred
  • One-year experience preferred

Licenses / Certifications

  • CPR-PR/AED/First Aid preferred
  • First Aid certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

  • Ability to swim/teach basic and advanced swimming techniques
  • Excellent customer service skills, energetic, enthusiastic, and motivational
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build relationship with members of all ages
  • Comfortable working with all age groups, including very young children
  • Ability to demonstrate patience and empathy
  • Ability to handle and resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner
  • Capability to work independently
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and easily
  • Be flexible with work hours
  • Hourly wage, commensurate with experience
The swim instructor must be able to work as a member of a team, be a positive ambassador of the school, exhibit model behavior for students and patrons, perform with a high level of customer service, and maintain a professional demeanor. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by staff hired to this department. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
An equal opportunity employer, Sacred Heart seeks to hire outstanding and diverse faculty who work together harmoniously toward the common mission of the school.
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