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Hangzhou International School

Aquatics Director

$4k-5k/Month Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China 1 position available Starting date in 2019-01-29

About The School

The HIS provide international learners with opportunities to pursue academic. Learn more about this school

Job Description

HIS was founded in 2002 by the International Schools Foundation as a non-profit, independent, day school.

Position Summary: The Aquatics Coordinator acts as a swim instructor, coach and pool manager.


  • Planning and overseeing the School’s aquatics programs and services
  • Ensuring the quality and related safety of the programs (before, during and after school)
  • Acting as the lead HIS Swim Instructor by administering, supervising and promoting the HIS swimming program, as well as training staff in swimming instruction
  • Supervising the day-to-day operations of the pool facility, staff, supplies and equipment
  • Core Curriculum and Athletic Program/After School Activities
  • Coordinate the development, implementation and evaluation of an HIS EY-12 curricular swimming program
  • Create the curricular swimming schedule, in cooperation with the EY-12 Physical Education Department
  • Take responsibility for all swim programs conducted at HIS whether instructional or recreational, utilizing volunteer teachers to assist in all programs
  • Take responsibility for writing policies and procedures that relate to the swimming pool and the swimming program (emergency procedures and drills, safety related policies)
  • Swim Instructor - Conduct swim team practices in a safe and friendly environment
  • Administer and conduct swimming meets
  • Promote swim team participation
  • Respond quickly to all emergency situations
  • Administers any first aid needed by the victim of an accident
  • Observes and enforces all rules and regulations of the facility
  • Training the P.E. staff in swimming instruction
  • Take responsibility for the scheduling, promotion and safety of all aquatic programs and services
  • Coordinate the assessment of demand for and feasibility of open swim times and non-instructional aquatic programs
  • Assist the Administration in determining and communicating the vision and goals of the Aquatics Department to the HIS community
  • Oversee the overall scheduling of all aquatic program and services, in cooperation with departments/colleagues
  • Take responsibility for budget development and purchasing related to all aquatic programs and services
  • Take responsibility for in-service training for faculty, swimming instructors/aides, lifeguards as necessary
  • Take responsibility for the supervision of day-to-day operations of the swimming pool including monitoring the maintenance, security and safety of the overall pool environment
  • Take responsibility for the opening and closing of the swimming pool
  • Responsible for the supervision of lifeguards and other staff working in the swimming pool
  • Set and oversee safety standards for all events in the swimming pool
  • Other ongoing duties as assigned


  • Required Certificates  Teaching Credential/License
  • Education Required    Bachelor
  • Major  Physical Education
  • Additional Requirements
  • Must be certified as a Water Safety Instructor or equivalent
  • Must have previous experience in a management or supervisory position at a similar aquatic center. - Must have current certification in standard first aid or equivalent
  • Must have current certification in American Red Cross, C.P.R. or equivalent
  • Must have lifeguard certification
  • Strong team player who has excellent interpersonal, management and leadership skills


  • Salary
  • Currency Exchange Option
  • Chinese Taxes
  • Displacement Allowance
  • Baggage Allowance
  • Visa Paperwork Allowance
  • Annual Travel Supplement
  • Tuition Waiver
  • Housing
  • Allowance for Utilities
  • Medical Insurance
  • Health and Dental Wellness
  • Transportation Allowance
  • Lunch
  • Recruitment Leave
  • Savings
  • Professional Growth Funding
  • Other Benefits: Currently, HIS teachers receive additional support for wellness initiatives, such as the public transportation and health & fitness allowances
  • 4 Leaves of Absence
  • Personal Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Compassionate Leave
  • Professional Leave
  • Paid Maternity Leave is available after the 2nd complete year of employment

Post date: 2018-11-30
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