HEROES NEEDED: teach kids swim lessons! (Gallaudet University Campus, Washington DC)

Job Description:

Make a difference in a kid’s life today by teaching them the most valuable life skill: swimming!

Old City Swim School is the premier learn-to-swim program in the DC/Capitol Hill area. We’re passionate about teaching everyone how to swim and are deeply committed to preparing people for a life of fun in and around the water.

Are you excited about our mission? Do enjoy working with kids? And are you totally down to be the brightest part of a little kid’s day and possibly become their HERO?

Requirements:
Must be energetic, fun, playful, and enjoy working with kids
Must be OK with getting wet in a heated indoor pool.
Must be able to consistently show up to shifts on time.
Technical swimming background NOT required.

Starting pay rate for coaches is $12.50 per hour. Able to get raises! High School diploma or GED required. Must be 18 years of age or old. No Previous swim instruction experience required.

Shift Availability: Candidates are asked to commit to a minimum of 2 shifts per week on an ongoing basis.

1. Mondays 5:45PM to 7:15PM
2. Tuesdays 5:15PM to 7:15PM
3. Wednesdays 5:15PM to 7:45PM
4. Thursdays 5:15PM to 7:15PM
5. Saturdays 9:15AM to 11:45AM

Lessons take place at the MSSD pool on Gallaudet University’s campus off Florida Avenue and 8th Streets NE. Employees must provide their own transportation. Free parking available. Bike racks available.

Swimming Ability:
Coaches must pass the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course prerequisite swim requirements. This includes: Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds starting in the water that consists of: swim 20 yards and surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back returning to the starting point. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Not sure you can complete the swim test? Don’t let that deter you from applying! For superstar candidates who require some fine-tuning on their own swim skills, we have the ability to set up a timeframe that allows you to get started coaching kids right away and also practice your own swim skills!

Apply here today! http://oldcityswimschool.com/hiring/

How to Apply

Apply here today! http://oldcityswimschool.com/hiring/

Contact Information

Meg Emery

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