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Swim Lesson Instructor

Antioch College is searching for Swim Lesson Instructors for the Wellness Center.  Applicants must be certified prior to applying. The Swim Lesson Instructor is responsible for planning, organizing, and safely leading participants through swimming classes. They are responsible for teaching swimming skills to participants of various ages and backgrounds. Instructor assures safety of all class participants.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the safety of the participants in their class

Be able to respond to an emergency and contact EMS; Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.

Complete injury reports when needed

Work scheduled hours which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant and/or parent questions as needed, and clean up supplies.

Instruct and evaluate students participating in swim lessons

Submit completed report cards, skills sheets and attendance information upon completion of classes

Attends staff meetings and training sessions if necessary

Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service.

Communicate and enforce all Wellness Center regulations and pool rules in a personable and professional manner

Communicate any potentially dangerous elements of the facility to Management

Work as a team with lifeguards

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned


Previous aquatic experience is required

CPR/First Aid/AED certifications

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification preferred

Ability to demonstrate skills as required for class content and use teaching aids such as kickboards, paddles, etc.

Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

Knowledge of guest service standards and procedures.

Ability to positively interact with the general public.

Application Process:

Applications will be reviewed immediately and accepted until the position is filled.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and at least three references to  Electronic applications are preferred.  Please place the job title in the subject line of your email (Swim Lesson Instructor).  If direct mail is required, please send documents to Antioch College, Office of Human Resources, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs OH 45387.

Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the College offers employment, advancement opportunities and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch's commitment to diversity and its evolving multilingual culture are encouraged to apply.