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Junior Swim Instructor

Company: YWCA Evanston North Shore
Location: Evanston
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Description:This position is located in Evanston, Illinois.The Junior Swim Instructor contributes to the creation of a fun, warm, and welcoming environment for a diverse community of swimmers and is responsible for teaching swim lessons and assisting with the operations of the Learn-to-Swim program of the YWCA Evanston/North Shore Flying Fish Aquatics program.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESSwim Instruction (90%)

  • Teaches swim lessons for all ages and levels
  • Helps instruct community groups coming in for swim lessons
  • Assist certified lifeguards with monitoring swimmers as needed
  • Assist in evaluating swimmers when not teaching
  • Provides backup instructor coverage and assists other instructors as requestedADDITIONAL DUTIES (10%)
    • Attends staff trainings and participates in agency committees.
    • Pursues professional development
    • Understands and adheres to all YWCA Evanston/North Shore procedures and policies, as well as YWCA Employee Handbook
    • Understands and follows all appropriate Illinois and National safety procedures and policies
    • Performs other duties as assigned by management, which may include maintenance/cleaningAn individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position.Requirements:MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation: Some high schoolExperience and/or Training: At least one year of experience developing swim skills for new swimmersTechnology/Equipment: Beginner proficiency with swim equipmentPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSExperience and/or Training: At least one year of experience providing beginning, intermediate, and advanced swim instruction.Language: Bilingual SpanishPHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS Intermittent (less than 15%), Occasional (15-45%), Frequent (50-75%), and Continuous (over 75%).
      • Tolerance of continuous time standing and moving around in warm and cool water
      • Frequently required to stand, walk, climb stairs or ladders, reach with hands and arms, and reach above shoulders
      • Occasionally required to push, pull, lift, and/or move up to 30 pounds
      • Must be able to move about the facility
      • Must be able to operate controls for computers and other equipmentThe mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.WORKING ENVIRONMENT
        • Employee required to work in a bathing suit and spend most work hours submerged and moving around in warm or cool water
        • Employee required, when not in the pool, to stand on deck in humid, warm spaces
        • Employee may be required to share workspaceThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.*Note: YWCA is committed to pay range transparency. Candidates are offered compensation based on how their qualifications meet those of the position.PM22PI216741576

Keywords: YWCA Evanston North Shore, Evanston , Junior Swim Instructor, Education / Teaching , Evanston, Illinois

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