Effective immediately, Human Resources will accept applications for the position of Aquatics Lead Instructor at Central Square Community Center.  Rate of pay is $20.00; up to 20 hours per week. 

Application Process:  To be considered for a position, submit online application at www.sspps.org.  Posting will remain open until filled.

Job Summary
Responsible for the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of the aquatics program.
 
Job Functions

  • Supervise aquatics programming.
  • Research, develop, and implement new aquatics programming.
  • Evaluate programming and recommend changes as necessary. 
  • Provide leadership, supervision, training and safety needs of the aquatics staff.
  • Provide oversight and updating to program processes.
  • Oversee risk management, training and safety needs of the aquatics program; assess equipment and make recommendations for repair or replacement.
  • Maintain and develop with the high school program to facilitate collaboration with youth initiatives.
  • Maintain accurate and complete program records
  • Be a positive role model for respectful behavior and program solving strategies.
  • Adhere to staff and program guidelines and district procedures and policies.
  • Maintain current certification as a Water Safety Instructor and/or lifeguard
  • Demonstrated prompt, regular and reliable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Required:

  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification
  • Current Red Cross Lifeguard certification
  • Currently certified or the ability to obtain CPR/AED/First Aid certification as a Professional Rescuer
  • Currently certified or the ability to be certified as a CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience leading, planning and implementing a community/school aquatics programming
  • Knowledge of all American Red Cross swimming levels/skills, water fitness courses, life saving techniques swimming lessons
  • Ability to work flexible hours, evenings, and weekends
  • Ability to promote, organize, and direct aquatics programming to various participants
  • Proven leadership skills with both youth and adults
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to successfully manage programs/projects
  • Ability to work with various age groups
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with class participants, instructor, staff and community members 
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with independently and ability to resolve disputes and programs effectively
  • Ability to understand and follow data privacy rules and regulations
  • Ability to perform computer functions, including the use of Google apps, email, Internet navigation and Microsoft Office

 
Physical Requirements
Constantly required to move and interact with students in and outside a swimming pool including standing, walking, sitting, stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, pulling and reaching with hands and arms.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, lift, use hands for fingering, grasping and feeling, wrists, hands and/or fingers for repetitive motions or computer use.  The employee must frequently lift, move and/or carry up to 30 pounds.  The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to and over 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.