Certified WaterART Aquatic Fitness Instructor needed

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Deadline: December 4th, 2014

Number of Positions: 2-4

Rate of Pay: $18 - $41.25

Position Start Date: January 5th, 2015

Position End Date: April 2nd, 2015

Number of Hours per week: Varies – 1 hour per class

Classification: Casual Term - Contract

Reporting to the Assistant Manager, Aquatics; Certified Aquatic Fitness Instructors are responsible for leading safe, educational Aquatic fitness classes to members of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education. Instructors will teach a deep-water class appropriate for a varied level of participants. Instructors will demonstrate professionalism, follow and enforce both Ministry of Health Regulations for swimming pools, and university/faculty policies, procedures and safety measures. Instructors are expected to prepare music and routines in advance, which will provide a variety of safe and fun workouts for participants. Professionalism is demonstrated by arriving 10 minutes before class start time. Instructors are expected to record daily participation numbers, cleanup the pool area after classes, maintain qualifications, and attend staff orientations, in-services and meetings. Participation in other instructors’ classes, attending workshops and other professional development opportunities are encouraged. As an employee of the Faculty you will be responsible for knowing and understanding the emergency evacuation procedures and risk management responsibilities relevant to the position and its location within the faculty. You will also be responsible for completing pay sheets fully and accurately according to the payroll schedule.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: University student or University graduate preferred.

Experience: Certification with Training in fitness leadership, anatomy and class design. Experience is required and familiarity with Athletic Centre programs and services is an asset.

Other Certifications:
Standard First Aid (Red Cross, St. John Ambulance or LSS), Basic Rescuer CPR (Heart and Stroke, Red Cross, St. John Ambulance or LSS level C) are required. Current Certified WaterART Instructor are strongly preferred. A current LSS NLS Certificate and Airway Management certificate prior to employment is an asset.

Dates & Times of Classes:

Monday’s: 12-1pm & 6-7pm
Wednesday’s: 6-7pm
Thursday’s: 1-2pm
Friday’s: 12-1pm

Method of Application:
Resume, cover letter and qualifications to be emailed to:
Subject line should include title of position.

Contact Information:
Assistant Manager, Aquatics
55 Harbord St Toronto, ON M5S 2W6

Date Posted: November 17th, 2014