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INSTRUCTOR I - AQUATICS

at Town of Chapel Hill

Pay: up to $17/hour
Salary : 12-17
Posted: 8/5/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 1683875
Keywords: teaching

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Overall Job Objective

Job Title:INSTRUCTOR I - AQUATICS
Hiring Salary Range12-17
Salary:$12.00 - $17.00 Hourly
Job Type:Temporary
Location:Parks and Recreation, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
 
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS:  The Town of Chapel Hill  has an ongoing need for  part- time aquatic instructors.    Please submit an application for consideration.  We contact qualified applicants when positions open up.  Applications remain on file for a minimum of six months from date of submission.     We offer good working conditions and schedule flexibility.     

SUMMARY:    
 This position is responsible for leading and teaching participants to learn how to swim to the best of their abilities.
 
 Essential Functions:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Implements program(s) or class(es) planned for participants
  • Instructs participants for entire duration of class
  • Records class attendance at the beginning of each class session
  • Maintains enthusiasm and tact in all contact with the public, program participants, participants' parents and other staff
  • Teach a group of individuals in a variety of teaching styles; such as visually as well as verbally and to individualize teaching to the needs of each student
  • When appropriate, provides information and feedback to parents and participants
  • Sets up and cleans up materials and equipment for each class
  • Carries out job duties in a safe manner in accordance with all Town, department and regulatory policies; follows safety procedures. Identifies unsafe situations and work hazards, corrects them if possible, and reports them to their supervisor
  • Records any incident or accident on the appropriate form(s), submitted in a timely fashion
  • Distributes and collects program evaluations at the end of class sessions
Performs other duties as assigned
 Minimum Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be at least 16 years of age at the time of employment
Knowledge of:
• Principles, techniques, and materials associated with teaching in a particular program for people of a particular age or ability level
• Current techniques, equipment and materials associated with the subject matter to be taught
• The appropriate rules and equipment for the subject matter at hand, including ability to problem solve, for situations associated with class or activity

Ability to:
•   Teach a group of individuals, using knowledge of group communication and time management
•    Understand and follow written and oral instructions
•     Read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent
•   Model behaviors that are consistent with our values of RESPECT
  • Ability to obtain Water Safety Instructor certification within 6 months of hire

EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience sufficient to understand the work with particular age or population, usually associated with at least 6 months previous teaching experience, three years of swim team experience or Water Safety Instructor certification (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrated ability, aptitude & orientation toward instructing particular classes and particular populations