Swim Instr Aide - Student Service (West Lafayette, IN, US)

Purdue University

West Lafayette, IN - Sep 02, 2022


Job Summary Learn to Swim Instructor Aides are responsible for teaching adult and youth swimming lessons for the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program.

This can include Group Lessons with another certified swim instructor, Private Swim Lessons, and/or Semi-Private Lessons.

Primary duties include writing lesson plans, teaching area set-up/clean-up, and the delivery of a high-quality, educational swim-lesson experience to all participants.

Swim instructor Aides will assist in teaching group lessons with a certified LTS instructor and can individually teach private lessons.

  Essential Functions: Teaching & Instruction Aquatic Education Course Development   Required Qualifications: 1-3 years’ experience teaching swim lessons Successful completion of swim skills evaluation conducted by the Coordinator of Aquatic Education and Programming and/or a Learn to Swim Program Coordinator(s) Must be willing to complete the Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification Course within 6 months of hire.

RecWell employees are eligible to take the WSI Course through Purdue University at a discounted rate upon hire.

  Responsibilities & Transferrable Skill Development: Students employed in this role will develop and demonstrate a number of transferable skills essential for future employment success.  Key skills and responsibilities associated with this position include: Professional Development Opportunity to take the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification Course (will increase pay rate) Develop teaching techniques, conflict resolution, and communication skills Gain valuable work experience in a unique environment Communication Responsible and mature in dealing with participants Communicate effectively and efficiently with the Assistant Director, Program Coordinator(s), and other instructors and participants Contact other instructors for substitutions when necessary and communicate schedule changes Learn to Swim coordinator and update in Time Forge/Google Calendar Intrapersonal Awareness & Development Prepare and conduct lessons that correlate with the policies, procedures, and philosophy of Purdue University Recreation and Wellness Attend and participate in all staff trainings/meetings Maintain certifications and participate in job performance reviews Interpersonal Skills & Intercultural Knowledge Follow the prescribed block plans for the American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim curriculum Assist lifeguards in enforcing all policies and procedures of aquatic facilities Prepare adequate lesson plans and equipment for the entirety of the swim lesson session  Act as an ambassador of the Learn-to-Swim Program and Purdue University Recreation and Wellness department by being professional, visible, and friendly Act as a resource to the Purdue University Recreation and Wellness department by obtaining participant feedback and providing input on programs and services Show enthusiasm in working with both youth and adults   Ways of Thinking Ensure the safety of all participants Act as a positive example to all participants Provide a safe, friendly, and inclusive learning environment for all Core Competencies Strong swimming abilities Knowledge of proper swimming techniques and water safety rules Effective organisation, time management, and communication skills A passionate, respectful, and enthusiastic mindset Compensation Data Part Time Rate: $8.50/Hourly   Employee Class StudentJob Sub Family Undergraduate StudentsCareer Stream Undergraduate 1Job Family Non Staff Benefits Eligibility NOEducation 0Experience 0FLSA Status Non-Exempt


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