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AQ Swim Instructor
Department:4200 Aquatics
Position Type:Seasonal Part-Time
Salary Range, DOQ:-
Start-End Date (if seasonal):May - September
Application Deadline:
  
Job Description:
Swim Instructors are responsible for the delivery of group, private (1-on-1), and semi-private (2-on-1) swim lessons for students of all ages and abilities across the Association’s pools.  All courses must be taught in accordance with the standards and policies provided by Reston Association. Instructors must maintain a safe and positive learning environment using age-appropriate progressive teaching techniques and strategies to engage all students. 

Instructors are responsible for setting up class environment to include all equipment, clear view between self and all participants, and minimal disruption to other scheduled activities occurring at the pool. Instructors are issued small items for use in class and are expected to consistently provide those items for use in class. Ensuring proper use of equipment by students, reporting any missing or damaged equipment, and keeping a neat teaching space are required.  Instructors must attend an initial orientation, communicate regularly with the Swim Lesson Coordinator, and attend regular meetings throughout the season to submit attendance or student performance records.  Administrative responsibilities include confirming registration/payment by viewing receipts, accurately reporting time spent on instruction, and communication with students/clients.

Licensed pool operators and certified lifeguards are present and providing facility supervision during all lessons. Instructors are not required to complete any Operator responsibilities or serve as lifeguard-on-duty while teaching their classes. Lessons are not permitted outside staffed hours. Courses are conducted in an outdoor environment in unheated water.

TEACHING FOR RESTON ASSOCIATION REQUIRES A COMMITMENT TO EITHER 2 (TWO) SESSIONS OF GROUP LESSONS OR 3 (THREE) PRIVATE/SEMI-PRIVATE SESSIONS FOR CLIENTS FROM THE ASSOCIATION WAITING LIST.
 
Minimum Qualifications:

Age 16+
Confident, mature, and well-spoken
Able to provide quality customer service for a diverse population
Current, or prior, certification in nationally recognized swimming or Water Safety instruction. 
Ability to support a floating adult in shallow water, ability to support oneself in deep water without a floatation device. 
Ability to move 50lbs, hear whistle alerts from 50 yards, and see hand gestures from 25 yards.
Corrective eyewear or assistance devices are permitted.
Commitment to 2+ Group Lesson sessions or 3+ clients from the Association’s interest list for private or semi-private lessons.