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Water Safety Instructor

Lakeville Area Public Schools
Antlers Park, MN
Closing date
Jul 13, 2024

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Organization Type
Position Type:

Community Education/Aquatics/Gymnastics

Date Posted:



Community Education

Date Available:


Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

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Non-Licensed Casual Position

Community Education

Water Safety Instructor

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

Hours vary, 3-6 hours per day, 3-12 hours per week

Beginning salary $14.50 per hour

Position Description/Qualifications:

* Must be at least 16 years of age.
* Current American Red Cross Certification in W.S.I. (Water Safety Instructor) or equivalent.
* Experience teaching various levels of swimming lessons is preferred.
* Ability to express directions to students clearly and in a positive manner.
* Ability to communicate effectively with parents, students, co-workers and supervisor.
* Ability to be responsible, mature and demonstrate good common sense.
* Ability to follow directions and follow through on tasks.
* Be able and willing and able to teach preschool and parent-child classes.


* Maintain safety of students and pool area at all times.
* Know all pool policies and rules, inform students of the rules, and enforce them at all times.
* Be knowledgeable of the skills on the progression cards for each program level that you are teaching.
* Begin classes promptly being prepared with all equipment, and make use of the entire class time by leading activities.
* Be in the water to demonstrate skills and give students support and assistance with proper techniques.
* Use a positive approach to teaching; provide individual feedback as well as group feedback throughout the class.
* Complete mid-session reports and end reports for each student throughout the session.
* Provide a good model and directions to Water Safety Instructor Aides who are assisting your classes.
* Clean pool area between lessons and at the end of the lessons for the day. Return all supplies to the proper storage area.
* Follow all aquatics staff policies set forth by ISD #194.
* Be a positive role model for students by wearing appropriate attire when teaching.
* Be knowledgeable of all accident and emergency procedures, participate in emergency situations as needed.
* Complete accident reports and other forms as needed.
* Participate in-services as coordinated by the Aquatic Coordinator.
* Perform other related duties as requested by on-site supervisor.

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Application Deadline: Open until filled



* Water Safety Instructor 2021.docx

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