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MIT Recreation Swim Instructor (part-time)

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Swim Instructor (part-time)


Cambridge, MA




MIT Recreation, managed by HealthFitness, has a great new opportunity for part-time (up to 19 hrs/wk) Swim Instructors in Cambridge, MA. MIT is proud to host two aquatic facilities which include a 50 meter Olympic-size pool and two six-lane 25-yard pools.  In this position, you will work with swimmers of all ages and ability levels, towards the goal of developing swimming and safety skills, in a positive environment.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Come prepared to instruct in a safe conscious manner, following the program philosophy.
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times while at work, whether in the Fitness and Aquatic Facility or on the MIT Campus.
  • Carry out additional duties assigned by the Aquatic Management.


Education, Experience and Certifications:


  • Must be at least 16 years old.
  • Current American Red Cross certifications: First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and WSI preferred within 30 days.  Comparable certification or extensive experience will be considered.
    • Willingness to obtain Red Cross WSI Certification after hiring.
  • At least one year of experience teaching swimming strongly preferred.
  • Experience in teaching both adults and children preferred.
  • Please be advised that the client site in which this position is located does require periodic COVID-19 testing performed onsite and at no cost to you.  Employment at this location will be contingent upon your adherence to this testing requirement.
  • This site requires a COVID-19 vaccination for all associates. Proof of vaccination will be a condition of employment.

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