The Salvation Army - Central Territory

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Swim Instructor

Swim Instructor

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US-MI-Grand Rapids
Regular Part-Time

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Under the supervision of the Aquatics Manager, Swim Instructors will assist with implementation of and teach swimming lessons and other aquatics programs. Provide support for swim lessons, record keeping, lesson cards and lesson plans.   


Instruct swimming lessons of all ages and abilities by following a structured lesson plan.

Maintain attendance recordkeeping for swim lessons and an organized filing system of records and lesson plans.

Perform setup, breakdown and maintenance of all lesson equipment.

Responsible to ensure customer satisfaction in regards to swim lessons and other aquatic programs.

Prepare written information relating to lessons, class registrations, incidents/accidents, and assists Pool Supervisor and Aquatics Manager as needed.

Maintain records and reports as assigned.

May work with any aspect of aquatic programs.


Must be able to read, write and communicate in English. Ability to speak Spanish is desired.

Must have one year experience teaching swim lessons.

Certifications in the following preferred: Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, American Red Cross Oxygen Administration.

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification preferred.