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Assistant aquatics instructor and swim coach

Full time
Posted 08/10/2019 09:10AM

CIS job description.

Designation :Assistant Aquatics Instructor and Swim Coach
Division / department :Aquatics Department
Location :Lakeside Campus
Reports to :Head of Aquatics, Head of Sports
Works collaboratively with :Aquatics Instructor and Head of Aquatics
Assigns task to / supervises :Nil

Key accountability (Main purpose of this job):

The Assistant Aquatics Instructor position acts as a PE swim instructor, swim team coach, and program coordinator assistant.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Working within the of Aquatics program to implement all instructional aspects.
  • Ensuring the quality and related safety of the programs (before, during, and after school).
  • Acting as a CIS Swim Instructor helping to oversee all assistant instructors hired to facilitate teaching in the PE program.
  • Work with Head of Aquatics and the Swim Coach in all other areas as required

Responsibilities (Key areas of Responsibilities):

  • Work closely with Head of Aquatics to implement all Curricular PE Swim Programs, Swim Team, and Staff/Student Development opportunities in all aspects of swimming, first aid and lifesaving.
  • Swim Team Assistant Coach - Conduct swim team practices in a safe and friendly environment and assume a coaching role as defined by Head of Aquatics and Head of Athletics.
  • Administer and assist in conducting swimming meets with the Aquatics department: To include all aspects, set-up, communication, meet manager and necessary planning.
  • Be available for in-service training for faculty, swimming instructors/aides, and lifeguards as necessary.
  • Working in Holiday Swim Camps and Summer Camps.
  • Other ongoing duties as assigned.

Duties for School Holiday and Summer Breaks

  • Organize, plan and teach Learn-to-swim programs
  • Coaching of swim team
  • Admin roles
  • Inventory and safekeeping of equipment and general upkeep (tidiness) of pool area
  • Supervision of the pool and other users and coaches
  • Summer Camp Swim Coach and Coordinator


  • Valid Aquatics Programming Certification.
  • Must be certified as a Water Safety Instructor or equivalent from home country or place of record.
  • Recommended Meet Manager and Team Manager Software.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an aquatics teaching environment.
  • Must have current certification in standard first aid and/or equivalent.
  • Must have lifeguard certification
  • Must have competitive swim team coaching and/or experience
  • Strong team player that has excellent interpersonal, management, and leadership skills.
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