Jewish Community Center All-In Swim Instructors: Teaching those with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Chicago, Illinois

JCC Info:

The Jewish Community Centers of Chicago (JCC Chicago) works to ensure a vibrant and thriving Chicago through meaningful and impactful programs inspired by Jewish values. Founded in 1903, JCC Chicago was established as a gathering place for new immigrants to fill their lives with culture, language, and connection. Today, JCC Chicago is proud to welcome people of all ages, faiths, backgrounds and abilities, providing educational, recreational, social and cultural programming to the community. Last year alone, JCC Chicago impacted more than 35,000 children, teens, and adults throughout the greater metropolitan Chicago area.

Principal Responsibilities:

For children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), JCC Chicago has created the All-In Swim Program, designed to teach water safety and swim skills in a comfortable, supportive environment. Our certified instructors use the proven SwimRight? method as the basis for a unique curriculum that focuses on valuable life-saving techniques, recreational swim therapy, and increased independence and self-esteem.

All-In Swim Instructors teach those with special abilities and with a variety of ages and skill levels while bringing fun and excitement using the SwimRight? Method, part of the Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy and All-In Swim curriculum. Lessons are provided to children with special abilities.

DAYS/HOURS:

Chicago/Rogers Park: Sunday, Tuesday and/or Thursday 4:00-8:00pm Northbrook: Sundays 9:00am-2:00pm

TO APPLY:

https://www.jccchicago.org/careers/all-in-swim-ins...

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of and experience teaching children with special abilities; willingness to participate in the full SwimRight Method training program and All-In Swim training program. Previous experience teaching children in a "Learn to Swim" program preferred.

Date Posted: 06/16/2017

Title: All-In Swim Instructors: Teaching those with Autism Spectrum Disorder

JCC: JCC Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL