Hawken School is seeking a Head Lifeguard who will work regular lifeguarding shifts and assist the Director of Aquatics with scheduling, managing staff, covering empty shifts, and other areas as needed. Successful candidates will have a passion for aquatics and leading. 
Essential Responsibilities
  • Supervise swimmers and assures patron safety;
  • Recognize and respond effectively in emergencies by activating the Emergency Action Plan (EAP)
  • Maintains a safe pool environment, including keeping the pool, deck, and surrounding areas clean and free of hazards;
  • Interact with users to encourage maximum proper use of all facilities;
  • Assist in developing, leading, or teaching various aquatic programming as needed;
  • Assist with scheduling and supervising lifeguard staff;
  • Propose new ideas to enhance Hawken aquatics programming;
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Director of Aquatics.
  • Minimum of 1 year of lifeguard experience;
  • Active American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification;
  • Preferred Additional Certifications: American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor certification, Water Safety Instructor (WSI); certification, and/or Instructor Trainer certification;
  • Preferred Experience: Google-suite, Microsoft-based programs, Colorado Timing System, and Hy-Tek Meet Manager;
Founded in 1915, Hawken School is a coeducational independent day school with over 1,550 students (Toddler through grade 12). Annually recognized as the top academic school in Ohio (niche.com), Hawken is committed to unleashing students’ full potential inside and outside the classroom. In Athletics, Hawken has launched a strategic growth plan for competitive sports, Human Performance, Strength & Conditioning, and Wellness programs.
To learn more about us, visit www.hawken.edu.
Please send your resume, cover letter, and the contact information of up to 3 professional references to Kristin MacPhail at Kristin.macphail@hawken.edu.
This position will be open until filled.
An independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school, toddler through grade 12

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