Aquatics Instructional Assistant

2022-2023 School Year


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Job Description

The Aquatics Instructional Assistant is responsible for ensuring the safety of students using pool amenities and assisting students and teachers during learn-to-swim programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

?      Support aquatics instructional program including P.E. swim classes, lifeguarding classes, and in-service training

?      Maintain high quality, safety, and care standards

?      Preform daily aquatics activity planning and supervision

?      Assist in swim instruction varying in age and level of ability and ensure the safety of students during P.E. swim classes

?      Monitor group evaluation for advancement and ensure clear communication to students

?      Provide direction to students on water safety and pool rules

?      Assist Lifeguards in enforcing pool rules and promoting water safety

?      Guide and monitor students in using pool/exercise equipment and instructional materials

?      Help maintain equipment and activity reports

?      Assist in responding to aquatic emergencies

?      Report any incidents or emergencies immediately to the Aquatics Coordinator

?      Make decisions based on policy, procedures and standard operating instructions of ASD

?      Must work well as part of a team.

?      Provide substitute coverage on a short-term basis as required

?      Assist in supervising lifeguards and coordinating lifeguard schedules

?      Assist Aquatics Coordinator in developing general instructional objectives

?      Liaise with the Aquatics Coordinator in implementing Aquatic programs

Required Qualifications:

?      Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent

?      First-aid/CPR/AED Certification

?      Pool Lifeguarding Certification or equivalent

?       English speaker with exceptional verbal and written communication skills

?      Great organizational and time management skills

?      Exceptional interpersonal, collaboration, and communication abilities

?      Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

?      Water Safety Instructor or equivalent

?      Swim Coach Certification

Schoolwide Responsibilities:

?    Openly support and abide by all school policies and procedures

?    Model ASD ‘Core Values’ in interactions with the school community

?    Represent the skills and attitudes of global citizenship, antiracism and intercultural sensitivity and proactivity

?    Eager and willing to work in a collaborative team environment

?    Demonstrate commitment to personal continuous professional growth and development

?    Represent ASD with students, parents, colleagues, and broader school community in a professional manner

?    Take on other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor

ASD employees are responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students. All employees agree to abide by all child protection policies and procedures, and agree to participate in all child protection training as mandated by the School as a condition of employment.

Criminal background checks will be conducted on all candidates prior to confirmation of employment.