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Assistant aquatics instructor and swim coach

Full time
Posted 23/10/2018 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:

(a) Working within the of Aquatics program to implement all instructional aspects.

(b) Ensuring the quality and related safety of the programs (before, during, and after school).

(c) Acting as a CIS Swim Instructor helping to oversee all assistant instructors hired to facilitate teaching in the PE program.

(d) 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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