Apr 28, 2024

Swim Coach

  • Spartans Aquatic Club
  • Norcross, GA, USA
Part time Assistant Coach

Job Description

Greater Atlanta Christian School (GAC) is a premier independent school serving over 1,800 students from across Metro Atlanta. We are a faith-infused, academically rich community, ranked in the top tier for teaching quality, the arts, and athletics.  We are Christians, change-makers, dreamers, aspirers, and hard workers.  Together, we are raising a generation of bright, inspired, generous leaders.  We share in a community where high academic rigor is matched by active faith and a deep commitment to care for one another in a collegiate-style campus.  We live out our passions, our curiosity, our faith, and our pursuit to Be Greater.

Spartan Aquatics Club, located in Norcross, GA has an immediate opening for a motivated and enthusiastic part-time Swim Coach.  This is a great opportunity to provide fun, safe swimming sessions appropriate to the ages and abilities of the children, aged 6 years and up.  You will be responsible for the planning and delivering practices, encouraging improvement within the various ages and ability levels, and maintaining the highest safety standard at all times.

The essential job responsibilities of the part-time Swim Coach will include, but are not limited to:

  • Establish and maintain relationships and open communications with swimmers and parents.
  • Support the coaching philosophy and direction of the club as established by the Head Coach.
  • Administrative responsibilities assigned by the Head Coach and Lead Coach.

GAC strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. We foster fairness, equity, and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job that is engaged and passionate in promoting our faith-based mission for our students, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of the qualifications listed. Feel free to contact us with any questions about your application.

The ideal candidate must be dependable, have a passion for high-quality work, have coaching experience, and be willing to work following our coaching philosophy.

Between 20-30 hours/week will normally be scheduled with some weeks requiring additional hours due to swim meets.  A detailed schedule will be provided prior to the start date.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of coaching experience in a competitive swim environment.
  • Extensive experience as a member of a competitive swim team will be highly valued.
  • Ability to meet all USA/Georgia Swimming certification and coaching requirements (CPR, Safety Training for Swim Coaches, USA Swimming Background Check, Athlete Protection, First Aid, Concussion, etc.).
  • Experience with implementing dryland training programs for swimmers.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be a strong swimmer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Must be able to read written or electronic documents written in English with or without vision correction.
  • Must be able to communicate information and ideas so others will understand.  Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

Other:

  • Successful background check, reference checking, and drug screening clearance.
  • Acknowledgment of and agreement with GAC’s Statement of Faith and Community Covenant.

Greater Atlanta Christian School is an equal opportunity employer.  As allowed by federal law, Greater Atlanta Christian School seeks applicants who are in concert with and will support its mission.

IMPORTANT:  By submitting your resume online, you hereby authorize Greater Atlanta Christian School (GAC) to contact, obtain, and verify the accuracy of the information contained in your application from all current and/or previous employers, references, and educational institutions.  You also hereby release from liability GAC and its representatives for seeking, gathering, and using such information to make employment decisions and all other persons or organizations for providing such information.

You understand that any misrepresentation or material omission made by you on this application will be sufficient cause for cancellation of your application or immediate termination of employment if you are employed by GAC whenever the misrepresentation or material omission is discovered.


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