Community Education | Aquatics/Gymnastics | Community Education | Available: Ongoing | Closing: Open Until Filled


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