Swim Lesson Instructor and Age Group/Masters Coaches
Duke City Aquatics – Albuquerque, NM
We are an elite USA Swimming and USA Water Polo team looking to hire two or three additional instructors. One instructor for our Make a Splash Learn-to-Swim program as well as a swimming coach for our AGE GROUP program (9-12 year olds) that may also coach MASTERS. We offer children’s programs at West Mesa pool Monday through Friday during the late afternoon. We offer Masters workouts Monday, Wednesday & Friday mornings. Please visit www.dukecityaquatics.com to learn more about our "Programs."
General Requirements for these positions:
*Certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard or Water Safety Instructor, plus CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid.
*Minimum 1 Season of experience teaching swimming lessons or coaching swimming, specifically for children 5-13 years-old or working with Masters or Tri-athletes .
*Must enjoy working with children or adults.
*Demonstrate proficiency in teaching stroke development, stroke correction and proper technique.
*Previous USA Swimming or USA Water Polo athlete preferred.
*Excellent interpersonal skills: effective listening and verbal communication skills will be required.
*Energetic, outgoing, and positive personalities preferred.
Responsibilities for Make A Splash Instructor:
*Maintain safety of each participant at all times.
*Follow the curriculum for learning set forth by Duke City Aquatics.
*Educate participants in water safety, specifically self-rescue.
*Help build participants' self-confidence in the water.
*Correct participants' technique for each skill learned.
*Present self professionally at all times while on deck.
Responsibilities for AGE GROUP Coach:
* Follow curriculum set forth by Duke City Aquatics.
* Prepare and teach advanced techniques and training in a safe, fun, learning environment.
* Present self professionally at all times while on deck.
Responsibilities for MASTERS Coach:
* Set goals for the masters group & help swimmers set individual goals
* Develop seasonal plan
* Write & coach workouts
* Offer stroke development clinics
These are part-time positions. Please send a cover letter and resume to apply for either position.
We hire energetic, positive employees passionate about swimming, water polo, or both. As one of the oldest aquatics teams in Albuquerque, we pride ourselves in fostering attitudes of excellence for every child active in our programs.