SELA Aquatics

Title: Swim Instructor

Part-Time, Seasonal Position

Lafayette Region

The Swim Instructor will teach private lessons for students ages 3 and up at City Club at River Ranch, a facility managed by SELA Aquatics. Members of the facility will register through SELA Aquatics for lessons with the instructor. All lessons are taught on-site at the facility at times agreed upon by the instructor and parent/student. Instructors may only teach swim lessons for SELA Aquatics while employed by the company.

Swim instructors should promote a positive attitude towards swimming, creating an encouraging and motivational atmosphere for students. Swim instructors need good communication skills and be organized when scheduling lessons.

Job Duties:

  • Communicate with parents of students for lesson scheduling, swimmer progress, etc.
  • Evaluate student's initial swimming ability and determine appropriate skill level
  • Plan and deliver lessons appropriate to the swimmer's level, focusing on skill development and water safety
  • Demonstrate proper swimming techniques and strokes
  • Provide feedback and correction to swimming skills
  • Monitor student at all times to prevent accidents or injuries
  • Ensure that participants abide by pool rules

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Formal background in swimming, such participation on a swim team or previous swim coach or swim instructor experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification