Dec 04, 2019

Aquatics Inclusion Instructor

  • YMCA of the North Shore
  • Beverly, MA, USA
Full time Swim Instructor

Job Description

Are you a swimmer, instructor, or lifeguard with a passion for ensuring that children and adults regardless of ability have access to aquatics, safety, instruction and fun! Would you like to build upon your experience in a full time role?  

If you have a way with people and enjoy supporting the needs of populations of diverse abilities this job may interest you.  The YMCA of the North Shore is seeking skilled Swim Instructors to support our inclusion initiative by teaching swim lessons modified and adapted for swimmers of varying abilities.  The YMCA developed “Water Wise,” a water safety program for children with special needs. Through this program, Inclusion Instructors support families through an intake process, customize support, and provide parent education and staff training.

The incumbent for this role must have exceptional people skills, the ability to connect, understand, and create an Individual Activity Plan to progress a swimmer based on individual needs.  A successful candidate will be compassionate, empathetic, have experience and interest in working with individuals in specialized populations and be able to coach others in implementing lesson plans in private or group lessons.  

To learn more about our program, watch this video: https://vimeo.com/334990382  

For more information:

https://www.boston25news.com/news/-arc-tank-competition-sparks-innovative-programs-for-kids-with-disabilities-autism/984665508

The YMCA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, protected genetic information, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran's status, or sexual orientation.


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