Swim Instructor
Minneapolis, MN

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Active Wellness
Minneapolis, MN
United States

Job Description
Position Summary:

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

Essential Functions:
  • 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 trainings.
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare course completion certificates.
  • Perform all swimming strokes and skills taught in all levels.
  • Effectively communicate each student's progress either to the student directly, or to the student's parents where appropriate.

Other Functions:
  • 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, massage log, and lost and found ledger

Position Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements:

Certifications, Licenses, etc.:

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).

Performance Testing*:

All Swim Instructors are required to perform the following performance test prior to employment and may be tested at any time throughout their employment.

Performance test are as follows:
  • Demonstrate all swim strokes, including freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and treading water.
  • Demonstrate all skills taught in all levels.

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Salary Range
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