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Swim Instructor - Druid Hill

Company: The Y of Central Maryland
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Overwhelmingly, people who decide they want to be a part of the Y in Central Maryland tell us they do so because it reflects their values and a conscious decision, they've made about how they choose to live their lives. The happiest and most fulfilled Y associates are those who are motivated to help others and who want to be a part of something larger than themselves. If this speaks to your heart, then we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a charitable, mission-driven organization that works for individual and community well-being for all, for a better us. POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Swim Director or other assigned associate, Swim Instructor 1 is responsible to teach swim lessons (in compliance with the YMCA of the USA guidelines and levels), safety, and engagement of swim lesson participants during the swim lessons program. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for safety of all swimmers during lesson and for the interpretation and enforcement of all pool rules
  • Reports to work in uniform a minimum of ten minutes prior to assigned shift in order to receive communications and instructions from supervisor
  • Responsible for conducting classes according to the YMCA of the USA Aquatic Program, adapted where necessary for local conditions.
  • Responsible for the efficiency of the lesson program through rigorous adherence to standards set for progression and honest evaluation of student's abilities.
  • Responsible for attending all scheduled classes within a session; when an absence in unavoidable, secures a substitute and provides lesson plans for that substitute.
  • Helps to promote participation in the Y Swimming Lessons program.
    • Assist the Swim Director or other assigned associate with administrative tasks
    • Prepares the program/service area with necessary equipment and returns all equipment to proper storage.
    • Actively engages, orients and assists all participants when not actively teaching.
    • Focus on quality experiences and engagement within programs, services, and activities
    • Promotes a professional image and maintains a clean and safe environment at all times.
    • Ability to work with diverse population, all ages, genders, and sexual orientations
    • Attend and actively participate in all meetings as assigned
    • Incorporate the four character values of the YMCA: Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility and adhere to the YCM Code of Conduct
    • Communicate the Y mission and objectives to the community.
    • Assist in all other areas as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: Swim Instructor 1 will meet the qualifications set forth by the Y in Central Maryland. Associates shall be of good character and reputation; capable of carrying out assigned responsibilities; capable of accepting training and supervision; and capable of communicating effectively both orally and in writing as applicable to the job responsibility. Minimum qualifications include:
      • Previous teaching experience preferred
      • Current CPR/AED/O2/First Aid certification (or O2 within 30 days of hire)
      • Preferred Lifeguard certification
      • Successful completion and passing of the Y in Central Maryland swim test
      • Flexible Schedule, days, nights and weekends
      • Completion of new associate training (including Child Abuse Prevention) before scheduled to work The Y in Central Maryland provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Moreover, the Y is firmly committed to celebrating and achieving diversity and inclusion in all we do. We strive to be an anti-racist organization and expect all associates to treat others with respect, kindness and dignity, at all times. Thank you for considering working for the Y in Central Maryland. If being a part of our cause feels right for you, we hope you will join us. Other details
        • Job Family Swim/Aquatics
        • Pay Type Hourly

Keywords: The Y of Central Maryland, Baltimore , Swim Instructor - Druid Hill, Education / Teaching , Baltimore, Maryland

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