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Top 50 Swim Instructor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Swim Instructor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Swim Instructor resumes they appeared on. For example, 24.6% of Swim Instructor resumes contained Lesson Plans as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Swim Instructor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Swim Instructor

1. Lesson Plans
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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Helped organize lesson plans for special needs students with cognitive/physical disabilities.
  • Developed lesson plans and managed all pool maintenance operations.
  • Created fun and safe lesson plans where children age 3 years to 10 years old could learn to swim.
  • Reported progress to parents, set up lesson plans, and volunteered with the Special Olympics in swimming.
  • Instructed swimming lessons as assigned in accordance with YMCA guidelines and had prepared lesson plans accordingly.
  • Create and execute lesson plans for children ages 6 months to 85 years old.
  • File mid-term progress reports, final grades & lesson plans on genesis computer program.
  • Prepare lesson plans, Teach lessons, Supervise children in and around the pool
  • Created lesson plans in relation to the group of students in each level.
  • Developed lesson plans for individual swimmers with abilities ranging from beginner to advance.
  • Created and implemented daily/weekly lesson plans along with progress reports per child.
  • Create and implement engaging lesson plans to teach students correct swimming techniques.
  • Prepared lesson plans and provided group instructions for children.
  • Created lesson plans for each class.
  • Created lesson plans with an established curriculum, instruction based on plans for toddlers to pre-teen age children in group settings.
  • Designed weekly lesson plans for 3 children with autism Attained adaptability by working around specific schedules for the children with autism
  • Demonstrated swimming skills to children and young adults - Created lesson plans to schedule daily activities
  • Assisted children ages 5-6 in introduction swimming lessons Prepared lesson plans for classes
  • Coordinated lesson plans Discussed goals with parents Instructed children on water safety and basics of swimming
  • Ensured safety of students Planned lesson plans Communicated with parents Encouraged students to succeed

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2. New Instructors
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Here's how New Instructors is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Worked with students who were on the autism spectrum, trained new instructors and ran birthday parties and day camps.
  • Helped trained new instructors by role playing, shadowing instructors lessons and allowing the instructor shadow my lessons.
  • Help new instructors become familiar with the type of work being done.
  • Teach all ages to swim, train new instructors, interact with parents
  • Teach and train new instructors for private and group lessons when requested.
  • Interviewed potential new instructors for skills, conduct with children and reliability
  • Trained new instructors, responsible for keeping high quality of teachers.
  • Coached new instructors effective swim class management and teaching skills.
  • Developed and implemented processes and procedures to train new instructors.
  • Trained new instructors on how to teach swim lessons.
  • Mentor new instructors during their shadowing period.
  • Trained new instructors YMCA techniques.
  • Trained/Shadowed all new instructors and lead various trainings throughout the year.
  • Swim instructor for group and private lessons.Trained new instructors, updated curriculums, and co-organized lesson schedules.

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3. Group Classes
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Here's how Group Classes is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Job Details: Working and Teaching children from the ages of 5-13 in private and group classes.
  • Instructed individual and group classes of swimming lessons with students of various ages and levels.
  • Teach group classes and give individual, private instruction to children and adults.
  • Helped put together and organize group classes for all other instructors.
  • Communicated with families scheduling needs for group classes with internal databases.
  • Instructed 20 group classes per week at varying skill levels.
  • Performed group classes and mommy and me courses.
  • Group classes, private lessons and private parties.
  • Group classes and individual private swim instruction.
  • Instructed small group classes of children ages 1-11 Beginning through Intermediate swimming.Supervisor: Theresa

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4. AGE Groups
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Here's how AGE Groups is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Design Classes and examinations for all age groups, responsible for producing grades and certificates to ASA standard.
  • Managed various age groups and skill ability from ages 2 years old to 70 years old.
  • Coordinated and taught multiple swimming lesson plans twice a week for students of different age groups
  • Planned and executed weekly swim lessons to all age groups, including infants and parents
  • Instructed all age groups on how to utilize a variety of swimming techniques.
  • Monitor different age groups while instructing them in a variety of swimming techniques.
  • Created lesson plans for a variety of age groups and provided constructive criticism.
  • Coached all age groups on the swim club on the fundamentals of swimming.
  • Created and instructed daily lessons for a variety of different age groups.
  • Hired to teach all age groups including adults how to swim.
  • Instructed children ages 3-12 proper swimming techniques for their age groups.
  • Interacted with all age groups in a professional, approachable way.
  • Plan appropriate, weekly, lesson based on age groups.
  • Planned and led daily swimming lessons for various age groups.
  • Provided individual instruction for varying age groups.
  • Teach swim lessons for different age groups.
  • Officiate youth soccer matches for age groups 5 to 14 years.
  • Provided swim instruction to various age groups from toddlers to adults Organized and managed children's swimming birthday parties
  • Planned interactive and effective lessons for various age groups.
  • Worked with various age groups to teach importance of water safety Communicated with parents and program director for improvements Organizations and Positions

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5. CPR
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Here's how CPR is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Red Cross Certified Lifesaving and Water Safety * Red Cross Certified CPR * Taught Swim Lessons - Infants, Children & Adults
  • Watch patrons, customer service, perform first aid when needed, CPR skills, and clean pool area.
  • Assisted the lifeguards when needed by providing backup CPR and emergency services.
  • Certified American Red Cross CPR Professional Rescuer and First Aid Certification.
  • Water Safety Instructor, First Aid, Lifeguard, AED/CPR certified
  • Worked as a CPR and First-Aid certified lifeguard.
  • Maintained a valid CPR and First Aid License.
  • Trained and updated all personnel in proper water rescue, CPR techniques, operations procedures and use of chemicals.
  • Position required certification through the Red Cross in lifeguarding, CPR, AED, and first aid.
  • Instruct school-aged children on swimming techniques Provide CPR, if needed
  • Certified Swim Instructor Certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Obtained Lifeguarding, CPR, First aid, and AED licenses.
  • Certified Swim instructor Proper technique training CPR Certified
  • Instructed children ages 3-10 various swimming styles Sparked creativity and imagination through storytelling while teaching Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certifications
  • Teach private swim lessons to children Certified in First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, Oxygen Administration
  • relied upon for teaching the basics of swimming for ages 1-12 years old Lifeguard and CPR certified through Red Cross
  • Swim Instructor of Month Award * Lead instructor for toddler drowning prevention * CPR certified
  • Participated in frequent trainings to strengthen my necessary lifeguarding and CPR skills.
  • Adapted for indoor and outdoor environments Provided exceptional customer service; Through bimonthly customer service trainings Lifeguard/CPR/AED Certified
  • Established implemented curriculum Taught swim lessons to all age groups Instructed individuals as well as groups General maintenance CPR certified

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6. Lifeguard Training
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Here's how Lifeguard Training is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Acquired First-Aid certificate and regular lifeguard training such as performing CPR and using AED.
  • Needed to be certified in CPR and in additional lifeguard training (need recertification).

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7. OLD Children
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Here's how OLD Children is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Worked with 3 and 4 year- old children, as well as children with special needs.
  • Teach 3-10 year old children old how to swim following the swim instructor training guidelines.
  • Teach 5-8 year old children how to swim and get comfortable in the water.
  • Instructed 3-12 year old children with ability level swimming lessons while ensuring safety.
  • Created a safe environment for 5 and 6 year old children.
  • Instruct lessons for 2-8 year-old children in swimming.
  • Instruct lessons for 2-8-year-old children in swimming.
  • Conducted swimming lessons to 1-3 year old children
  • Teach groups of 20 2-5 year old children how to swim
  • Design swim lessons for 4-6 year old children Focus on balancing lessons for physical fitness and swim technique as well as fun
  • Provide instruction for 3-12 year old children in swimming Manage all phases of pool operations for class instruction

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8. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Provided efficient, professional customer service face-to-face, phone and email correspondence.
  • Provided excellent customer service to each individual.
  • Presented professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintained a high standard of customer service.
  • Provided customer service through positive, professional, and constructive feedback to children and their parents.
  • Display courteous and professional behavior and customer service toward all patrons, and fellow employees.
  • Developed customer service skills while assisting the patrons of the pool in any way possible.
  • Provided customer service and communication with parents about their children's ability to swim.
  • Interact directly with patrons to provide the highest level of customer service.
  • Worked efficiently to reach sales goals while providing customer service to customers.
  • Managed rosters and dealt with customer service in-person and phone calls HONORS
  • Provided outstanding customer service to both parents and children.
  • Exercised creativity and quick thinking to effectively resolve problems Employed customer service techniques to mediate conflicts
  • Provided quality customer service to swim lesson participants and members Assisting instructors to ensure high quality lessons are being taught.
  • Provide excellent customer service to members at the pool as well as various other areas in the branch.
  • Teach children of ages five to eight years old how to swim Provide customer service
  • Ensured the customer, students and parents, received best customer service possible.
  • Cashier) Handling transactions, customer service, counting back change, answering phones
  • Handled large amounts of money and balanced transactions with zero discrepancies Lifeguard/Swim instructor Managed customer service.
  • Prepare and clean pool deck Teach the children proper swim technique Lifeguard Customer service
  • Summer Job Customer Service Organization Scheduling Evaluation of swim technique

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9. Stroke Technique
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Here's how Stroke Technique is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Instructed students of all ages on water safety and proper swim stroke techniques, tested students and made recommendations for advancement.
  • Helped to improve each of the four strokes in intermediate swimmers, and taught the basic stroke techniques to beginners.
  • Teach children ages 3 -12 swim techniques and more advanced methods of swimming, stroke technique and proper safety.
  • Facilitated open communication with parents and children to help further their stroke techniques and create a comfortable learning environment.
  • Developed stroke technique for students looking to progress to swim team level or to compete in triathlon competition.
  • Coached young boys in the sport of swimming - Taught stroke technique, and helped them increase their endurance
  • Evaluated ability levels, customized lesson plans for swimmers with their parents and instructed advanced stroke technique.
  • Instructed five to 15 year old swim students in five person classes for competitive stroke techniques.
  • Educate children ages 2 to 5 on proper stroke techniques and water safety principles.
  • Enhanced swimming ability, stroke technique, and comfort in the water.
  • Instructed all levels on basics of swimming and stroke techniques.
  • Introduced water safety as well as proper swim stroke technique.
  • Instructed eight to ten students per class on stroke technique.
  • Instructed children ages 2-12, taught proper swim stroke techniques
  • Instructed all levels on stroke technique.
  • Implemented fun activities into learning the basic stroke techniques Maintained a positive atmosphere
  • Teach children (ages 4-14) different stroke techniques for all four swim strokes Encourage improvement and practice through motivation and enthusiasm
  • Teach many different ages swimming basics as well as improving stroke technique and educating water safety and its importance.
  • Trained / Supervised instructors and managed daily lesson schedule Taught water safety and proper stroke technique
  • Teach one-on-one lessons to local children in Lewiston Instructed on stroke technique, starts, turns, etc

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10. Private Lessons
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Here's how Private Lessons is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Received special requests for one-on-one private lessons.
  • Instruct children ages 6 months - 12 years on swimming mechanics and safety in both a group class and private lessons.
  • Conducted private lessons with over 40 clients and customized workout times and training regiments to fit their needs.
  • Run swim lessons for children and adults, in both group lessons and/or private lessons.
  • Swim instruction to children ages 6 months-14 years old in group classes and private lessons.
  • Talk to parents about their child s progress, talk about considering private lessons.
  • Managed daily operations; including parties, group classes, and private lessons.
  • Teach private lessons of all ages/abilities following full day of school group lessons.
  • Provided private lessons to all toddlers and children through specified skills and training.
  • Camp Swim Instructor teaching kids in group & private lessons of all skills
  • Conducted an effective swimming program with private lessons for ages 2+.
  • Prepared and taught private lessons by specific request of parents.
  • Organized and coached 40 private lessons and 13 group lessons weekly
  • Provided special guidance for group lessons and private lessons.
  • Organized and taught private lessons for approximately 30 students.
  • Provided swim lessons to children from ages 2 to 16 in a group setting Provided private lessons for groups and individuals
  • Instructed kids ages 4-18 on basic swim skills -Private lessons as well as groups up to 10-12 a person
  • Provided swim lessons to children of the township of Cherry Hill Offered private lessons on proper swimming techniques
  • Instructed private lessons with all types of abilities in water.
  • Instructed various age groups and types (private lessons, group lessons, ages (2-40+).

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11. Skill Levels
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Here's how Skill Levels is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Handled class sizes safely and efficiently of up to four children at a time all at varying skill levels.
  • Worked with a variety of youth age groups and skill levels in developing and/or improving their swimming skills.
  • Worked closely with swimmers of varying ages and skill levels to determine courses of action for continuous improvement.
  • Based on Red Cross qualifications, instruct children in safety procedures and progression through standardized skill levels.
  • Organized and taught classes aged 3-17 with skill levels from extreme beginner to advanced competitive technique.
  • Instructed and evaluated persons of all ages and skill levels, including children with disabilities.
  • Instructed children from ages 4-13 on different skill levels of swim technique and pool safety.
  • Developed a curriculum that is developmentally appropriate for children of various ages and skill levels.
  • Set long and short term goals for youth to improve skill levels and performance.
  • Organized and instructed swimmers ages 5-11 in basic strokes from beginner to intermediate skill levels
  • Instructed private swim lesson to children aged 2 - 6 of various skill levels.
  • Instruct swimming lessons based on skill levels for youth and adult clients.
  • Develop and Deliver Swim Class instruction programs according to student skill levels.
  • Worked with children of all ages and skill levels.
  • Managed groups of children with different skill levels.
  • Conducted classes with multiple students as well as private lessons Taught students of all ages and skill levels
  • Worked with kids aged 3-13 of varying skill levels Taught 7 sessions a day each with 1-15 kids
  • Train individuals of all skill levels and age Provide coaching on all competition styles
  • Time management Teach a wide range of ages and skill levels
  • Worked with infants, and adults of various skill levels.

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12. Lead-Up
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Here's how Lead-Up is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Job includes the providing of competent, safe instruction using recognized lead-up skills as established for each level.
  • Provided competent, safe instruction using recognized lead-up skills as established by our profession.
  • Provide competent, safe instruction using recognized lead-up skills.
  • Provide competent, safe instruction using recognized lead-up skills as establishedby our profession and nation aquatic agencies2.
  • Summer Job)Provide competent, safe instruction using recognized lead-upskills.
  • Provide competent, safe instruction using recognized lead-up skills as established by ourprofession and nation aquatic agencies.

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13. Water Safety
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Here's how Water Safety is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Educated individuals water safety skills.
  • Instruct and train local boys and girls, ages nine through twelve, in the fundamentals of swimming and water safety.
  • Coached children/adults of all ages in swimming and water safety in group and private settings, both introductory and competitive levels
  • Worked with mostly children, teaching them water safety and swimming skills from lower levels to advanced levels.
  • Teach swim lessons using in-depth knowledge of methods and techniques of swim strokes while emphasizing water safety.
  • Schedule and teach private and group swimming and water safety lessons for adults and children
  • Teach students water safety skills & competitive strokes during 30-minute lessons.
  • Specialize in water safety (both basic and advanced techniques).
  • Instruct children in water safety and basic stroke coordination.
  • Teach the fundamentals of swimming technique and water safety.
  • Certified Water Safety Instructor by the American Red Cross.
  • Informed children and their families about water safety.
  • Monitor the pool to ensure water safety.
  • Teach water safety and swim technique
  • Teach swimming techniques and educate students on water safety Over saw lessons and delegated responsibilities to lesson givers
  • Helped children learn water safety; taught basic aquatic skills and stroke development and refinement.
  • Teach children water safety and how to swim Improve technique of advance competition swimmers
  • Swim Instructor Certified as American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard.
  • Water Safety Instructor certified Instructed children from 3 - 12 years old
  • Water Safety Instructor certified Instructed people from 1 -

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14. Safe Environment
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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Fostered a safe environment of enthusiasm, respect for differing ability levels, and investment in improvement.
  • Provide polite customer service by attentively guarding the patrons and providing a safe environment by enforcing rules.
  • Enforce force pool and safety rules and policies to maintain a safe environment and customer satisfaction.
  • Check pool chemicals, water level, and equipment frequently to ensure a safe environment.
  • Provided swim instruction to children at a local country club in a fun and safe environment
  • Provide a safe environment for parents and children while providing coaching, mentoring and encouragement
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment for the students and enforced all safety rules.
  • Provided a fun and safe environment for children to learn how to swim.
  • Implement pool rules and maintain a clean, tidy and safe environment.
  • Provide a safe environment by informing children on the pool rules.
  • Create a fun and safe environment in and around the pool.
  • Tested and monitored water chemistry levels to ensure a safe environment.
  • Show proper technique, while maintaining a fun and safe environment.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment for swim participants.
  • Insure a safe environment for students and teachers.
  • Provided a safe environment through life guard training.
  • Provided a safe environment for swimming.
  • Maintained safe environment for swimmers.
  • Instruct children and adults how to properly swim Maintain a safe environment for staff and customers at all times
  • Direct instructional group swimming lesson age (3-16) Provide supervision to staff and students to ensure safe environment

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15. Communication
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Here's how Communication is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Exhibited effective communication skills with participants, resulting in a noticeable performance increase from students.
  • Used communication skills to create a successful network of highly motivated individuals.
  • Develop swimming skills through clear communication of fundamental techniques.
  • Maintained communication with parents on student progress.
  • Practice excellent communication and relationship skills.
  • Guide clients to overcome fear of being in open water and rehabilitate confidence through effective communication and establishing client trust.
  • Engaged with parents and students to create a positive rapport and to maintain communication about the progress of each student.
  • Used exceptional verbal and non-verbal communication skills to adjust teaching style to take into account age and learning style.
  • Maintained open communication with swimmer and swimmers family about progression of the lessons and future goals.
  • Developed communication skills to teach efficiently, but also discuss progress of students with patrons.
  • Improved communication and leadership skills by working with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Educated students of all ages the proper swimming technique through demonstration and communication.
  • Complete written documentation and demonstrate effective communication to the clients and their parents.
  • Instructed 120+ swimmers and maximized potential through strong communication and training skills.
  • Strengthened communication skills with families for scheduling and carrying out lessons.
  • Maintained professional communication and conduct with clients and staff.
  • Provide feedback and communication with parents.
  • Provide written and verbal communication reports to track progress
  • Developed strong communication and mentoring abilities while coaching over 100 participants ranging in ages from 3-14 in swimming courses.
  • Maintained a sense of leadership, positivity and open communication amongst everyone.

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16. Pool Area
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Here's how Pool Area is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Prevented accidents by constantly observing the pool area, enforcing health and safety rules while maintaining emergency readiness.
  • Ensured the pool area was clean and supplies were put in their proper place after each shift.
  • Functioned as a crew member within an emergency plan for the handling of accidents in pool areas.
  • Performed daily general pool maintenance as well as keeping the pool area clean throughout the week.
  • Have responsibility for use and upkeep of all equipment utilized in the swimming pool area.
  • Assure work safety around the pool and assure safety of students inside the pool area.
  • Used small tools to repair minor pool repairs and structures in and around pool area.
  • Teach children basic knowledge of swimming: Review safety skills in a pool area;
  • Rotated to every pool area insuring pool safety and awareness inside of the facility.
  • SWIM INSTRUCTOR: Supervised Pool area during and assisted with children's swimming lessons.
  • Keep the pool area a safe and clean environment by daily cleaning.
  • Enforced health and safety rules and regulations around the pool area.
  • Cleaned pool area office guardroom deck and surrounding areas.
  • Cleaned and cleared the pool area after activities.
  • Maintained order in the pool areas.
  • Maintain a safe and supervised environment for Rinehart Fitness Center patrons utilizing the pool area.
  • up and cleaned up pool area daily.
  • Teach children from ages 2-14 years Create customized lesson plans for each student Clean and prepare pool area
  • Open the pool area Clean pool Teach adult and child swimming lessons Lifeguard Cash handling
  • Teach Swim Lessons Train New employees Customer Service Assign classes Supervise pool area Answer incoming calls Process payments Schedule classes Sale merchandise

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17. Proper Technique
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Here's how Proper Technique is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Prepare the next generation of great swimmers to reach their full potential by assisting them with proper technique in every stroke.
  • Coached different level swimmers (Level I-II & V) on proper technique on all 4 strokes.
  • Teach children/adults how to swim and proper technique using the ASA's methods and style.
  • Educate participants and parents on proper technique to help in the advancement of the swimmer.
  • Managed 30+ children at a time and assured instruction on all proper techniques and safety.
  • Teach proper techniques that enable them to breathe correctly while preventing fatigue and injury.
  • Created engaging lesson plans for all students that taught safety and proper technique of strokes
  • Coached advanced swimmers on proper technique on all 4 strokes, starts and turns.
  • Instructed children on pool rules and taught proper techniques for swimming safely and efficiently
  • Teach children from ages 1-13 the proper techniques of learning how to swim.
  • Teach proper techniques and track swimmer progress to maximize competition performance.
  • Teach kids how to swim across the pool with proper technique.
  • Demonstrate proper technique to ensure confidence in students when in water.
  • Instruct children ages 2-14 on proper technique for swimming.
  • Helped youth learn proper techniques to become proficient swimmers.
  • Educate participants on proper technique and promote swimmer safety.
  • Critiqued swim strokes emphasizing proper technique.
  • Lead swim lessons of toddlers, youth, special needs children and adults - Educate swimmers about proper technique and water safety
  • Instructed young swimmers from ages 4- on proper technique for multiple swim strokes.
  • Teach youth and adults the proper techniques of swimming Monitor their progress in the pool Greeting customers Customer Service

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Here's how Freestyle is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Instructed students to swim freestyle independently
  • Assess & instruct students on swimming styles from the basics to technicalities in butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle.
  • Prepared and led structured swim practice for all four swim-styles (Backstroke, Butterfly, Freestyle, Breast Stroke).
  • Started with teaching floating, kicking, freestyle, proper breathing and stroke technique, backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke.
  • Instructed students from ages 1-8 various swimming techniques including floating, freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and diving.
  • Created lesson plans to better swimming abilities of children aging from 3-10 using freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke techniques.
  • Instruct children on the four basic strokes in swimming: the butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle.
  • Helped children learn basic water skills such as floating, kicking, freestyle, and diving
  • Helped the girls to perfect the strokes of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.
  • Emphasized on freestyle and safety skills, with additional lessons in other strokes.
  • Instructed children ages 3-6 years on the freestyle stroke and the backstroke.
  • Worked in all strokes; Freestyle, butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke.
  • Created and coordinated aquatic activities such as freestyle and backstroke.
  • Introduced proper breathing techniques for swimming freestyle.
  • Go over the swim strokes of swim such as: breast stroke, butterfly, freestyle and back stroke.
  • Team Captain Regional and State 50m and 100m Freestyle qualifier

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19. Front Desk
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Here's how Front Desk is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Assist at the front desk, answer calls, schedule classes, assistant client and potential customers, take customer payments.
  • Communicate between instructors, managers, and front desk staff to maintain a smooth schedule of swim lessons every evening.
  • Assist at Front Desk, providing excellent customer service by greeting members, selling membership and promoting programs.
  • Worked front desk; Talked to parents, Directed kids and parents to the pool area.
  • Managed front desk of fitness center and taught swim lessons as WSI certified instructor throughout college.
  • Maintain log books, including sign-in/out logs, front desk expenditures, and calls received.
  • Preformed front desk, child care, and tanning area duties as needed.
  • Front Desk: I open and close the facility as a key holder.
  • Front desk greeting, membership registrations, and opening and closing of facilities.
  • Maintained the front desk and reception area in a neat and organized fashion.
  • Front desk position answering phone calls and booking children into lessons.
  • Worked the front desk, scheduling lessons and taking payments.
  • Provided customer service as a front desk service representative.
  • Work at the front desk handling customer services.
  • Work front desk to check in customers.
  • Handle the front desk and take payments.
  • Master Swim InstructorMaster Swim Instructor for special needsSwim Deck SupervisionFront Desk and Customer ServiceTraining new hires
  • Summit Aquatics Front Desk Registered kids for swim lessons, took phone calls, and directed people around pool deck.
  • Performed front desk operations as retail staff member for Germantown, MD location.
  • Swim Instructor/Front Desk - Clarkston, MI

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Here's how Safety Rules is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Coordinated and organized swimming instructions and water safety rules for children
  • Conducted safety demonstrations and enforced safety rules of facility.
  • Follow company safety rules and curriculum.
  • Educated and demonstrated standard pool rules according to company policy as well as water safety rules to diverse student base.
  • Plan, teach and organize swimming sessions, while enforcing safety rules and regulations.
  • Help children to understand the Red Cross water safety rules and regulations.
  • Enforced water safety rules of both pool and lake environments.
  • Followed all safety rules and procedures established for work area.
  • Ensured that safety rules were observed at all times.
  • Instructed classes on water safety rules and requirements.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrate safety rules around water.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations in the pool area, on the pool deck, and when using equipment.
  • Observed patrons and enforced the safety rules and regulations of the pool Ability to administer first aid and C.P.R.
  • Teach ages Two - Adults how to swim Conducted swimming activities and enforced safety rules of the pool.
  • Created and executed swimming lessons to children while implementing safety rules and regulations Prepared and maintained records and reports for analytical purposes
  • Provided directions Provided encouragement and motivation Explained and enforced safety rules and regulations
  • Improved the skills of swimmers * Taught basic swim skills * Identified water safety rules and procedures
  • Enforced safety rules Taught water safety Taught children and adults how to swim
  • Teach children and adults various swimming techniques Instruct water safety rules Answer phone calls Schedule lesson appointments Customer service

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  • Teach with encouragement and positive reinforcement while providing core competencies such as safety, confidence development and communication.
  • Provided safe instruction, planned and effectively organized class times, taught with encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Provided positive reinforcement and correct manipulation to achieve daily objectives and goals for swimming.
  • Provide positive reinforcement and promote a positive swimming experience.
  • Used encouragement and positive reinforcement as primary teaching methods.
  • Motivated students through innovative games and positive reinforcements.
  • Used encouragement and positive reinforcement to execute lesson plan
  • Teach with encouragement and positive reinforcement.
  • Utilize a positive reinforcement approach to help children become more confident in the water.
  • Provide positive reinforcement and encouragement to build confidence and skill in the water.
  • Teach with encouragement and positive reinforcement to further the skills of students.
  • Promoted good behavior by using the positive reinforcement method.
  • Provided competent and safe swimming instruction Taught with encouragement and positive reinforcement
  • Employed positive reinforcement when teaching correct swim etiquette and stroke techniques to encourage student learning and build community within the lesson.
  • Provide competent, safe swim instruction to young children Plan and effectively organize class time Encourage and provide positive reinforcement to students

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22. Report Cards
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Here's how Report Cards is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Instructed and evaluated students participating in swim lessons and submitted completed report cards, skills sheets and attendance information on time.
  • Prepared individual report cards for each student, as well as individual student evaluations for the next session.
  • Take note of progress and create progress reports as needed and also the end of session report cards.
  • Maintain relationship with students plus update parents of progress both through written report cards and verbally.
  • Certified swim instructor, led lessons and created lesson plans and report cards for students.
  • Created lesson plans and filled out skill sheets and report cards to give to parents.
  • Completed lesson plans and report cards before and after each session of swim lessons.
  • Completed report cards to ensure students were ready to advance to next level.
  • Created own lesson plans and kept children's progress with report cards.
  • Record results of each student at end of session with report cards.
  • Submitted report cards, skill sheets and attendance information on time.
  • Completed report cards for each swimmer after each swim session.
  • Fill out report cards at the end of every session.
  • Complete report cards, skills sheet and attendance information.
  • Prepare and distribute report cards to students and parents
  • Maintained weekly report cards for classes.
  • Track progress and create report cards.
  • Observed, tested, and recorded swimmer abilities and provided report cards reflecting this.
  • Organize pool equipments Teach swimming classes to children in level 2 Demonstrated swimming strokes and made report cards

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23. Survival
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  • Provided guidance, stroke and breathing patterns, and survival techniques to over 100 children daily, ages ranging from 2-10.
  • Instructed children in different age groups (Tots2-5&6-18 year) on water safety and survival skills.
  • Worked hands on with children (ages 4-12) teaching basic survival and swim techniques in the water.
  • Educated children, ages two through six, basic swim skills, survival skills, and water safety.
  • Displayed unsurpassed skills in teaching and developing water survival skills to children ages 6 months and up.
  • Introduced and instructed safety and survival skills to students, when appropriate to level of instruction.
  • Swim Instructor-Teaching students from 3 months old to Adults water survival and learn to swim skills.
  • Worked with children from ages 2-6 to teach them different survival skills in the water.
  • Teach and help children to learn how to swim as well as survival techniques.
  • Teach survival techniques to babies and instruct parents how to properly train their children.
  • Water Safety - Water Survival Skills - Stroke technique/correction - Meet/race preparation - Fitness
  • Teach children aged 6 months and up survival skills and water safety.
  • Instructed water safety, survival floats, and all competitive strokes.
  • Educated both children and adults about water safety and survival skills.
  • Teach adults and children basic water survival tactics and swim strokes.
  • Teach survival and technique skills to children ages newborn-fourteen years.
  • Instructed children about water safety and survival.
  • Teach safety water survival skills.
  • water safety, swimming techniques, and basic survival skills in a fun and entertaining way.
  • Swim instructed for children aged 3-12 years Taught over 50 children to learn to swim alone Taught stroke technique and survival skills

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24. Learn-To-Swim
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Here's how Learn-To-Swim is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Be familiar with Learn-to-Swim levels/curriculum or other nationally recognized water safety/swim lesson curriculum and know how to use course materials effectively.
  • Teach group, private and semi-private swim lessons to all ages and ability levels using the Red Cross learn-to-swim program.
  • Teach Parent and Child, Learn-to-Swim, and Water Safety to all ages.
  • Certified by American Red Cross to instruct Learn-to-Swim lessons to children of all ages
  • Teach learn-to-swim lessons for infants, toddlers and children of all ages.
  • Teach learn-to-swim for 1-8 infants, toddlers, and children ages 2-6.
  • Teach children from ages 3-16 the American Red Cross learn-to-swim program.
  • Planned, coordinated, and taught learn-to-swim and water safety courses.
  • Tailored a Learn-to-Swim program specialized for adults with aquaphobia.
  • Be familiar with American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim levels/curriculum know how to use course materials effectively.
  • Allowed to teach for the American Red Cross Learn-To-Swim program.
  • Familiarized Learn-to-Swim levels/curriculum Interacted in a diverse environment, maintained a professional demeanor Provided instructions for varying ages.

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25. Phone Calls
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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Welcomed visitors and answered incoming telephone calls.
  • Worked in the front office auditing forms, going through the database to register families, and answered phone calls.
  • Worked the reception area, answering telephone calls, responding to questions, and providing general customer service.
  • Answer phone calls* Give information on our classes* Instruct kids* Attend swim meets* Educate on our program
  • Assist in office as needed by answering phone calls, setting appointments and merchandising gift shop.
  • Answered high volume phone calls, booked appointments, and greeted clients.
  • Answer incoming phone calls in order to perform scheduling, address questions/concerns.
  • Handle billing, scheduling, phone calls and interactions with students and parents
  • Front desk- Answering phone calls, checking passes, greet patrons.
  • Answered phone calls with enthusiasm and willingness to assist the caller.
  • Answer all phone calls, screening calls when appropriate.
  • Answered phone calls and took reservations.
  • Water aerobics for special needs children * Prepare rosters, take payments, schedule classes, make and receive phone calls.
  • Check daily pro shop inventory Perform daily customer service through phone calls and in person contact.
  • Assist with making phone calls to parents information about swim lessons.
  • Performed facility checks and pool maintenance Answered and directed phone calls

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26. Basic Water Safety
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Here's how Basic Water Safety is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Pool Responsibilities included: Teaching child and tiny tot classes, including basic water safety and various levels of swimming techniques.
  • Entered YMCA as the swim instructor and lifeguard; taught swim classes and basic water safety to children and adults.
  • Teach basic water safety skills such as exiting the water properly to more advanced skills such as stroke technique.
  • Teach children, ranging in ages from 18 months to 12 years, swimming techniques and basic water safety
  • Instruct children on basic water safety and teach youth at different age level how to swim efficiently
  • Teach basic water safety and swimming techniques to children from ages six months to eleven years.
  • Teach basic water safety and swimming skills to the lower level swim lesson groups.
  • Instructed swimming for the UCLA summer camps, focusing on basic water safety.
  • Provided instruction and assistance in learning various swim strokes and basic water safety.
  • Teach children with special needs basic water safety and swimming skills.
  • Educated those in basic water safety, swimming and diving techniques.
  • Introduced students to basic water safety skills and swimming techniques.
  • Instructed children and adults in swimming and basic water safety
  • Teach basic water safety skills and basic swimming techniques of all four strokes to children ages 5-13.
  • Created lesson plans for daily instruction Taught basic water safety skills to children ages 4-12
  • Swim Instructor Teach groups of 4-6 children basic water safety awareness and swimming skills.
  • Teach infants through adults to swim, basic water safety through pre-competitive skills.
  • Teach proper swim techniques Teach basic water safety

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27. Water Safety Instruction
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Here's how Water Safety Instruction is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Organize, facilitate and administer water safety instruction.
  • Provided water safety instruction to children.
  • Provide water safety instruction and taught swim lessons in an indoor pool.
  • Provided water safety instruction and taught swim lessons to children ages 5-10.
  • Encouraged water safety instruction to students Implemented healthy and sustainable fitness habits in lessons
  • Developed lesson plans for swim and water safety instruction Lead classes of 5-10 children ranging from 4 to 12 years of age
  • Provide swimming and water safety instruction to adults and children at several locations on the island Provide water safety for swimmers
  • Provide swim instructions, beginners through advanced swimming for ages 2 years to Adult Provide water safety instructions
  • Answered multiple phone lines Provided water safety instruction and taught swimming lessons at the pool.
  • Key Responsibilities Provided water safety instruction and taught swim lessons at the pool.

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28. Maximum Practice
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Here's how Maximum Practice is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Planned and effectively organized class time for maximum practice and managed scheduling of students.
  • Planned and effectively organized class time for maximum practice.
  • Planned and organized 90 min daily lessons to ensure maximum practice time while maintaining a safe environment to prevent injuries.
  • Plan and organize class time for maximum practice, accomplished through weekly lesson plans.
  • Plan an effectively organize lesson time for maximum practice.
  • Plan effectively and organizeclass time for overall maximum practice time.
  • Provide competent, safe instruction using recognized lead-up skills as established Plan and effectively organize class time for maximum practice.

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29. Competitive Swimmers
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Here's how Competitive Swimmers is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Provided stroke improvement clinic classes to competitive swimmers.
  • Instructed swimmers ages 1--12 on swimming basics and helped to perfect swim technique for competitive swimmers.
  • Developed and conducted new workout programs targeted towards specific groups of athletes such as triathletes and competitive swimmers.
  • Video-recorded competitive swimmers and triathletes and analyzed their strokes with a computer software to improve speed and technique.
  • Provide instruction to competitive swimmers from all over the world, focusing on stroke development and technique.
  • Teach group or private lessons for age of 4 to adults from non-swimmers to competitive swimmers.
  • Corrected and improved specific stroke forms for competitive swimmers ages 4 to 18.
  • Swim instruction and coaching for competitive swimmers to beginners, of all ages.
  • Constructed work-outs and time trials for competitive swimmers.
  • Evaluated each swimmer's abilities and progress - Coached competitive swimmers in stroke technique and endurance
  • Facilitate the development of core skills in youth competitive swimmers aged 6-14.
  • Summer based Coaching sessions in Swimming Delivery of USA lifesaving award Stroke development training for competitive swimmers

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30. Ensure Safety
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Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Enforced pool rules to patrons to ensure safety and encouraged kids at the preschool level to get comfortable in the water.
  • Fall '09 - Winter '12; Ruby Valley Swimming Pool, Summer '04 - Summer '10 Observing patrons to ensure safety.
  • Motivate students to understand importance of swimming as a way to ensure safety, remain fit, and practice competitiveness.
  • Monitor and evaluate programs, services and activities to ensure safety of members, quality in programs, and appearance
  • Solo supervision of pool and gym patrons during given shifts, to ensure safety of all parties.
  • Act in an immediate and appropriate manner in the event of an emergency to ensure safety.
  • Cleaned pool deck to ensure safety for parents observing as well as children coming to lessons.
  • Teach children ages 1-7 proper swim techniques to ensure safety and efficiency in the water.
  • Established relationship with child and parent to ensure safety in and around the pool.
  • Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
  • Enforced rules while on duty to swimmers to ensure safety.
  • Supervised swim lesson sessions to ensure safety and proper instruction.
  • Performed pool chemical checks to ensure safety and hygiene.
  • Teach children of all ages from 0+ how to swim and feel comfortable in the water Ensure safety of every child
  • Performed pool chemical checks to ensure safety and hygiene and maintained accurate records of pool use and chemical levels.
  • Worked with other instructors and team members to ensure safety and positivity around the pool.
  • Assist with maintanence of pool chemicals/clarity to ensure safety of swimmers.
  • Teach group and private swim lessons Prepare lesson plans Enforce rules to ensure safety of swimmers

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31. Safety Regulations
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Here's how Safety Regulations is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Inspect sporting equipment and/or examine participants in order to ensure compliance with event and safety regulations.
  • Monitored pool area and assisted in implementing all health and safety regulations.
  • Supervised children closely due to safety regulations.
  • Maintained and implemented health and safety regulations.
  • Conduct safety regulations efficiently each shift.
  • Supervised pool area and served as life guard; ensured safety regulations by maintaining safe levels of pool chemicals.
  • Instructed swimming strokes, maintained and implemented all health and safety regulations in the swimming pool area.
  • Ensured all health and safety regulations were maintained and practiced around the pool at all times.
  • Instructed people of all ages how to swim while enforcing safety regulations
  • Implemented and maintained the swimming pool health and safety regulations.
  • Adhere and enforce pool safety regulations.
  • Planned lessons, taught children swim technique and pool safety Lifeguard Summer 2008 Enforced pool rules and safety regulations

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32. Different Levels
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Here's how Different Levels is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Evaluated progress and awarded different ribbons for different levels.
  • Continue teaching the different levels as per the ARC guidelines to different age groups (i.e toddlers to adults).
  • Teach different levels of swim lessons to children ranging from the age of four months to twelve years old.
  • Teach different levels of swim lessons to children age 9 months to adult; CPR and WSA certified.
  • Instructed children in a variety of different levels how to swim effectively and practice safety around the pool.
  • Worked as a swim instructor for local families, teaching different age groups different levels of swimming.
  • Applied appropriate teaching techniques for different levels of swimmers varying from infants to proficient swimmers.
  • Teach different levels consisting of ten stations children or parent teach with their child.
  • Learned the skills of the different levels offered well enough to teach them.
  • Swim instructor: teach kids at different levels how to properly swim.
  • Arrange swim class schedule, separate the kids in different levels.
  • Instruct six different levels during each given time for each level.
  • Offer alternatives during classes to accommodate different levels of fitness.
  • Instruct different levels of swim technique and skill progression.
  • Teach various age students to swim at different levels.
  • Created lesson plans for different levels.
  • Organized swim lessons for different levels Kept records of abilities and progress Followed procedure Handled many people at a time

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33. Birthday Parties
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Here's how Birthday Parties is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Coach junior level swimmers; teach parent-toddler swim classes in water, host birthday parties in water
  • Promoted a safe and interactive environment for both children and adults attending birthday parties.
  • Hosted parent's night out and birthday parties as water shift lead.
  • Helped and ran birthday parties, participated in swim meets.
  • Host various birthday parties and group events when needed.
  • Set up, execute and proctor swimming birthday parties.
  • Summer Camp Counselor - Camp Friday and Birthday Parties
  • Facilitate birthday parties and other group events.
  • Plan and decorate for birthday parties.
  • Planned and implemented swimming techniques for children 2-11 years old Facilitated and collaborated with partners to run youth birthday parties
  • Party Coordinator Planned and organized Birthday Parties at the facility.
  • Coordinated, worked and came up with schedules for "Parents Night Out" and Birthday Parties.
  • Teach children to swim Teach lifesaving swim techniques supervise and lifeguard birthday parties

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34. Powerpoint
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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Prepared final study report and oral presentation of results using Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Created and presented PowerPoint presentations to both students and parents.

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35. Safety Procedures
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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Organized and educated groups of school children in essential aquatic center/water safety procedures.
  • Monitored pool for adherence to established safety procedures and training schedules.
  • Increased safety by educating students on safety procedures in water.
  • Instructed children and adults the basics of swimming Evaluated and provided students with feedback on their swim skills Enforced pool safety procedures
  • Explained principles, techniques, and safety procedures to participants in aquatic activities, and demonstrate use of materials and equipment.
  • Swim instructors job is not only to teach the fundamentals of swimming but all so the rules and safety procedures.
  • Prepared and organized group activities, including games and safety procedures that emphasized the importance of character.
  • Memorized swimming safety procedures and provided knowledge transfer to children to teach safety and swimming techniques.
  • Follow all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures.
  • Trained adolescents ages 3-17 in swimming skills and water safety procedures
  • Instructed children and adults basic skills of swimming Administered safety procedures to follow when swimming
  • Teach and implement water safety procedures Endurance and skills training

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36. Staff Members
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Here's how Staff Members is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Demonstrated the YMCA core values of honesty and respect in all dealings with staff members and guests.
  • Scheduled and provided in-service training to all staff members under my supervision.
  • Coordinate class schedules with 17 staff members and 50 parents monthly.
  • Keep a current record of staff members' whereabouts and availability.
  • Provide in-water interviews & training to newly hired staff members.
  • Maintained the scheduling and payroll of all staff members.
  • Worked closely with other staff members andsummer camp activities.

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37. Ability Levels
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Here's how Ability Levels is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Planned and led group lessons to students of all ages (toddler to senior) and all ability levels.
  • Designed swim programs to teach and challenge children of various ages and ability levels.
  • Led groups in private and semi-private lessons to all ages and ability levels.
  • Lead group, private and semi-private swim lessons to all ability levels.
  • Instructed student swimmers ages 4-10 at various capability levels including advanced technique.
  • Swim Instructor: Teach aquatic lessons of all ages and ability levels.
  • Provided swimming instruction to students of various ages and ability levels.
  • Provide private swimming lessons to athletes of all ages and ability levels
  • Teach swimmers of all ages and ability levels to improve skills.
  • Conducted swim lessons for a variety of ability levels and ages Supervised a safe environment of both swimmers and employees
  • Tailored teaching methods and time to children with many different ability levels in each class.
  • Led group classes for many different ability levels and age groups.

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38. Special Needs
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Here's how Special Needs is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Worked closely with Special Needs and Handicapped children
  • Specialized in teaching special needs children
  • Raised awareness of the importance of water safety to special needs swimmers, as well as those just beginning to swim.
  • Teach swimming through a Red Cross curriculum ages infant to adult, private & group, mostly students with special needs.
  • Stroke perfection with the ability to teach a wide range of students from special needs to championship swimmers.
  • Swim instructor teaching babies, children, special needs and adults the basic skills and techniques of swimming.
  • Provided swim lessons to children ages 1-12, including special needs, using unique muscle memory techniques.
  • Specialized in children that had extreme fears of the water and children with special needs.
  • Lead group exercise programs to a variety of children with special needs.
  • Have experience in teaching children with special needs every session.
  • Provided weekly swim instruction to special needs children and adults.
  • Work with children with and without special needs/disabilities.
  • Assisted special needs group in water exercise.
  • Specialized at teaching children with special needs.
  • Assisted children with special needs.
  • Instruct children with special needs.
  • Provided one on one instruction to children with special needs ranging from Autism, CP, Dyspraxia, ADD, Down Syndrome
  • Scheduled appointments, customized instruction of skill development and safety as appropriate to age and special needs.
  • Work With Special Needs 2009-2013 Helping them develop and follow through with their daily routine.
  • Instruct swim skills and water safety to ages 6 months+ Work with individuals with special needs

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39. Chemical Levels
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Here's how Chemical Levels is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Maintain a safe environment for associates and members by ensuring the chemical levels of the pool water follow state regulations.
  • Required the maintenance of the pool, chemical levels, cleanliness of the facility and the planning of lessons.
  • Maintain integrity of pool pumps and sterilization equipment, and ensure safe chemical levels.
  • Maintained quality of pool water by testing chemical levels and adjusted as needed.
  • Maintained swimming pool, including chemical levels and kept accurate pool records.
  • Maintain quality of pool water by testing chemical levels.
  • Maintain equipment and making sure chemical levels were correct.
  • Maintain proper chemical levels within the pool.
  • Maintain and operate pool chemical levels.
  • Maintain quality of pool water by testing chemical levels Inspect recreational facilities for cleanliness

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40. Small Groups
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Here's how Small Groups is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Provide introductory aquatics skills and education to small groups of preschool-aged children and their caregivers.
  • Tutor: Lead small groups of kindergarten, first, second and third grade students in reading and writing.
  • Assisted the lifeguards with teaching swim lessons along with teaching small groups and private lessons by myself.
  • Assist lead instructor in teaching small groups of children ages 3-13 to swim.
  • Supervised small groups of children in the water.
  • Instructed in small groups and one on one.
  • Organized activities for groups of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders Instructed and supervised small groups in basic swim skills

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41. Emergency Situations
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Here's how Emergency Situations is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Tend to accident or emergency situations in accordance with accident/incident protocols and/or emergency action plans.
  • Respond quickly and appropriately to all emergency situations using proper procedures and techniques.
  • Trained in knowing safety protocol for emergency situations.
  • Worked efficiently for handling emergency situations.
  • Provided safety skills for emergency situations with young children in water.
  • Responded to calls in both routine and emergency situations.
  • Act as a leader in emergency situations.
  • Trained to be prepared for emergency situations.
  • Teach basic and advanced swimming skills to people of all ages and abilities * Respond to emergency situations, applying first-aid principles

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42. Lesson Program
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Here's how Lesson Program is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Formulate lesson plans for the YMCA swim lesson program from beginners to more advanced, including adaptations for those with disabilities.
  • Played a vital role with the swim lesson program which included registration of members, supervision of staff, and instruction.
  • Provided valuable evaluations and recommendations to swimmers in order to achieve their highest level of success in the lesson program.
  • Coach and stroke instructor, children and adults Supervised Camp Swim Lesson Program Private swim instruction Pool deck supervisor
  • Managed & scheduled swim lesson program through the hiring and training of 15 swim instructors and lifeguards
  • Headed swim lesson program and supervised three lifeguards during open swim.
  • Ensured smooth and efficient delivery of the swimming lesson program.
  • Provided swim lesson program at my local swim club.
  • Managed & instructed the seasonal swim lesson program.
  • Instructed certified swimming lesson programs and safeguard swimming.
  • Supervised/instructed Summer Camp Swim Program Supervised/instructed Cinnaminson School District annual swim lesson program via the YMCA

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43. Water Safety Courses
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Here's how Water Safety Courses is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Plan, coordinate, demonstrate, and enforce proper swim and water safety courses.
  • Teach water safety courses for children ages 3 to 8 years of age.

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44. Positive Relationships
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Here's how Positive Relationships is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Cultivated positive relationships with class participants by teaching a variety of challenging and entertaining group fitness classes.
  • Developed positive relationships with students and parents, and provided motivational support and guidance.
  • Cultivated positive relationships with participants by interacting with them during group swim classes.
  • Established positive relationships with students, parents, fellow teachers and school administrators
  • Cultivated positive relationships with students by interacting with them playfully during lessons.
  • Maintained positive relationships and addressed concerns with parents throughout teaching instruction.
  • Maintained positive relationships with parents by frequent interaction and communication.
  • Managed to develop positive relationships with students and others.
  • Developed positive relationships with students and their parents/guardians.
  • Cultivated positive relationships with participants and staff.
  • Develop positive relationships with students and parents.
  • Developed positive relationships with participants and care-givers.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with both children and parents.
  • Developed positive relationships with parents, schools and the community.
  • Developed positive relationships with students and parents.Substitute Teacher- Appoquinimink School District January 2011 to May 2013

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45. Positive Attitude
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Here's how Positive Attitude is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Used creativity, improvisation, staying calm under pressure, punctuality, discipline, humor and positive attitude.
  • Trained children of various ages swimming strokes and water safety with reassuring, positive attitude LEADERSHIP & VOLUNTEER
  • Communicate with parents and guests with a positive attitude giving feedback and creating a friendly environment.
  • Fast pace environment, large use of time management, positive attitude, customer service
  • Have an infecting positive attitude that facilitates a love for the water.
  • Maintain positive attitude and patience while helping swimmers learn new skills.
  • Promoted a positive attitude and instructed the swimmers in specific strokes
  • Encouraged swimmers and colleagues to keep a positive attitude.
  • Maintained exceptional positive attitude toward customer issues - always upbeat
  • Helped with technique of their strokes, encouraged positive attitudes, and offered unlimited support.

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46. Recreational Activities
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Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Coordinated and facilitated recreational activities in a beach setting.
  • Created, executed recreational activities, special summer programs
  • Instructed participants of all ages in correct swimming techniques and recreational activities within the pool setting while providing safety precaution information.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations governing sports, recreational activities, and the use of exercise equipment.
  • Served as a counselor and swim instructor for girls ages 8 - 18 and assisted with various recreational activities
  • Instruct participants in skiing, swimming, or other recreational activities and provide safety precaution information.
  • Instruct participants in swimming, and other recreational activities and provide safety precaution information for students of all ages.

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47. Safety Precaution Information
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Here's how Safety Precaution Information is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Instruct participants in swimming and provide safety precaution information.
  • Instruct children ages 2-11 basic swimming skills and provide safety precaution information.
  • Instructed participants of all ages in swimming and safety precaution information.
  • Instruct participants in swimming and provide safety precaution information Provide assistance in the safe use of equipment.

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49. New Clients
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Here's how New Clients is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Assist with booking new clients and setting up instructor schedules.
  • Schedule lessons and teach children as young as 6 months and up Recruit new clients via Facebook and social media advertising
  • Teach kids of various ages how to swim Recruited new clients for our sessions by 10% of my classes
  • greeted new clients and gave them a tours.

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50. Large Groups
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Here's how Large Groups is used in Swim Instructor jobs:
  • Managed large groups while acting as a mediator, mentor, and role model to the children of the camp.
  • Teach swim classes, responsible for safety of children, manage large groups, communicate with parents frequently
  • Organize and work with team to effectively manage and teach large groups of young people.
  • Assisted in instructing large groups of children aged 2-14 years on how to swim.
  • Observed large groups of patrons during pool rentals and high volume times.
  • Assign children of various ages to swimming groups * Be responsible of large groups of kids at one time
  • Work closely with children and their parents Lead large groups of children while maintaining safety
  • work along side several others to effectively teach large groups of children.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Swim Instructor

Lesson Plans

28.2%

New Instructors

14.2%

Group Classes

10.2%

AGE Groups

8.5%

CPR

4.3%

Lifeguard Training

4.2%

OLD Children

3.9%

Customer Service

3.3%

Stroke Technique

3.3%

Private Lessons

2.9%

Skill Levels

2.7%

Lead-Up

2.7%

Water Safety

2.4%

Safe Environment

2.2%

Communication

1.5%

Pool Area

1.4%

Proper Technique

1.1%

Freestyle

1.0%

Front Desk

1.0%

Safety Rules

0.9%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Swim Instructor

Rank Skill
1 Lesson Plans 24.6%
2 New Instructors 12.3%
3 Group Classes 8.9%
4 AGE Groups 7.4%
5 CPR 3.7%
6 Lifeguard Training 3.6%
7 OLD Children 3.4%
8 Customer Service 2.9%
9 Stroke Technique 2.9%
10 Private Lessons 2.5%
11 Skill Levels 2.4%
12 Lead-Up 2.4%
13 Water Safety 2.1%
14 Safe Environment 1.9%
15 Communication 1.3%
16 Pool Area 1.2%
17 Proper Technique 1.0%
18 Freestyle 0.9%
19 Front Desk 0.9%
20 Safety Rules 0.8%
21 Positive Reinforcement 0.8%
22 Report Cards 0.7%
23 Survival 0.7%
24 Learn-To-Swim 0.6%
25 Phone Calls 0.6%
26 Basic Water Safety 0.6%
27 Water Safety Instruction 0.6%
28 Maximum Practice 0.6%
29 Competitive Swimmers 0.6%
30 Ensure Safety 0.5%
31 Safety Regulations 0.5%
32 Different Levels 0.5%
33 Birthday Parties 0.4%
34 Powerpoint 0.4%
35 Safety Procedures 0.4%
36 Staff Members 0.4%
37 Ability Levels 0.4%
38 Special Needs 0.4%
39 Chemical Levels 0.3%
40 Small Groups 0.3%
41 Emergency Situations 0.3%
42 Lesson Program 0.3%
43 Water Safety Courses 0.3%
44 Positive Relationships 0.3%
45 Positive Attitude 0.3%
46 Recreational Activities 0.3%
47 Safety Precaution Information 0.2%
48 Group Therapy Sessions 0.2%
49 New Clients 0.2%
50 Large Groups 0.2%
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