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Junior Swim Instructor

Company: YWCA Evanston North Shore
Location: Evanston
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Description:This position is located in Evanston, Illinois.The Junior Swim Instructor is an entry-level position that 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 requested.ADDITIONAL DUTIES (10%)
    • Attends staff training and participates in agency committees.
    • Pursues professional development.
    • Understands and adheres to all YWCA Evanston/North Shore 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/cleaning.An 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 QUALIFICATIONSExperience and/or Training: Experience on a middle school or high school swim team and knowledge of freestyle and backstrokeTechnology/Equipment: Beginner proficiency with swim equipmentPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSExperience and/or Training: At least one year of experience providing beginning and intermediate swim instruction.Language: Bilingual SpanishPHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDSIntermittent (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, climbing stairs or ladders, reaching with hands and arms, and reaching 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 equipment.The mental and physical requirements described here represent 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 workspace.The work environment characteristics described here represent 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.PM22Compensation details: 15.37-16.54 Hourly WagePI35ae99c0f7e2-31181-34419170

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

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