Adaptive Swim Instructor

RBAC is currently accepting applications year round!

Under the supervision of the Adaptive Programs Manager, the Adaptive Swim Instructor is
responsible for teaching swimming techniques and water safety skills to individuals with

This position requires good leadership, a professional appearance and attitude, self-motivation,
and a strong work ethic. The essential skills are the ability to work well with people, teach,
motivate, instill trust, and ensure a positive working environment. It is also necessary to be able
to effectively enforce policies and procedures.

General Responsibilities

  • Teaches adaptive water safety/swim lessons to individuals with disabilities
  • Documents daily attendance, completes assessments, and maintains necessary data in
    Athena platform
  • Is prompt and prepared to begin sessions on time and in an organized fashion; obtains
    and sets-up equipment prior to a session and puts equipment away when finished
  • Displays professional behavior and is accountable for the safety and positive learning
    experience for each individual
  • When necessary, responds to family, guardian and caregiver concerns and problems
  • Prepares semi-annual/annual reports when necessary. Reports should reflect
    individuals’ progress, and behavioral responses while attending lessons
  • Maintains a safe and clean work area
  • Attends in-service training sessions
  • Performs other duties as required

Preferred Knowledge

  • Teaching swimming and water safety skills
  • Working/teaching individuals with disabilities
  • Leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and possess energy and enthusiasm
  • Ability to positively interact with students and their families
  • Training provided as necessary

Preferred Qualifications

  • One-year previous aquatic teaching experience
  • Experience working with special needs population
  • Water Safety Instructor preferred
  • CPR/AED certified preferred

Working Conditions and Physical Abilities

Work is performed outdoors with potentially inclement weather conditions. Some local travel
may be required. The position requires regular contact with the public. Must be able to work under
pressure, exercise sound judgment, and adhere to deadlines.

Schedule, Benefits and Compensation

FLSA Status:
This classification is non-exempt (hourly) from FLSA requirements.

Work Schedule:
● Part-Time
● Schedule to be determined upon hire

Pay Range:
$22.00 to $25.00 per hour (DOE)

We'd love to hear from you! Contact Human Resources:

Human Resources