Swim Instructor I | Beacon Health & Fitness Elkhart at Beacon Health Systems in Elkhart, Indiana

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

    • Reports to the Aquatics Manager. Under the guidance of the Aquatics Coordinator, is responsible for conducting quality Learn To Swim classes and instruction.

    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value

      • Easy access and convenience

      • Outstanding patient experiences

      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community


    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through a background in aquatics programming (swim team, lessons, safety training). Certification through the American Red Cross (ARC) as a Water Safety Instructor, or prior experience with a Learn To Swim program or swim team, youth athletic or skill coaching background is required.

    • Knowledge & Skills

      • Requires an enjoyment of working with all ages in aquatics, children through adults.

      • Requires knowledge of class management skills, specifically with children.

      • Demonstrates the leadership, interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) necessary to interact effectively with a diverse group of clients, staff, members and facility users in a professional, courteous, friendly and sincere manner.

      • Requires CPR/AED/First Aid certification or arrangements to be certified within the first three months of employment as an Learn To Swim instructor.

    • Working Conditions

      • Works in an athletic club environment, in-water working with clients and students.

      • May be exposed to frequent interruptions, the potential of increased noise levels and some discomfort due to cool or warm temperatures.

      • Requires the ability to work flexible hours including mornings, evenings and weekends.

    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina to perform the essential functions of the position.