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Wildwood Programs, Inc. Aquatics Director/Physical Education-Summer Program in Altamont, New York

Aquatics Director/Physical Education-Summer Program

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Full Time

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Altamont, NY


This position is a temporary, full time position working in our 6 week summer program (July- August).

Responsibilities include: developing and implementing overall physical education program as well as planning around specific children. Functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Provide direct educational services to students in accordance with IEP requirements. Teaches individual and team sports to students, utilizing knowledge of sports techniques and of physical capabilities of students. Organizes, leads, instructs, and referees indoor and outdoor games.

Aquatics Director follows all regulations related to use of a pool, outlined by the New York State Department of Health for Children’s Camps. Responsible for oversight of all swimming activities that occur at the pool. Supervises 2-4 lifeguards and staff who have bather supervision responsibilities during swimming activities. Assesses the swimming ability of each camper. Implements camp safety plan for swimming.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. NYS Teacher Certification; preferred area of certification: Physical Education. A valid New York State Driver’s License and ability to drive and driving record acceptable for agency insurance coverage are required.

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