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Swim Instructor, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Department

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Swim Instructor, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Department

Tracking Code2844Job Description

Teach swim classes for babies, children, and adults using the BU FitRec Swim School’s course curriculum. All BU FitRec Aquatics staff are expected to have outstanding customer service skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Arrive to work on time and be in uniform ready to work by the start of each shift.
  • Teach classes according to the curriculum dictated by the BU FitRec Swim School.
  • Be in assigned teaching stations 5 minutes before every class ready to teach.
  • Wear the BU FitRec Swim School uniform at all times while teaching.
  • Create a warm, friendly, and safe environment for all classes.
  • Greet all students everyday as they arrive for class.
  • Ensure all students present are currently registered for that class.
  • Evaluate each student’s progress every class and keep record of skills they’ve accomplished on the skill sheets provided by management.
  • Maintain direct and clear communication with the Swim School Supervisor about each student’s progress.
  • Ensure the teaching station is appropriately stocked before each class starts.
  • Assist the Swim School Supervisor with pool setups and tear downs.
  • Render first aid and CPR within the scope of your training.
  • Attend all mandatory trainings or staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Understand and honor BU FitRec’s mission, core values, and customer service standards inside and outside of the Aquatics Center.
  • Understand safety and emergency preparedness procedures for the BU FitRec Aquatics Department.
  • Perform additional duties as needed.
Required Skills

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong experience working with kids and/or adults.
  • Swimming background.
  • Great communication skills.
  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification (preferred).

To apply, email your resume to [email protected]

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY THROUGH BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypePart-Time

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