Aquatics & Athletics Co-ordinator - The Bishop Strachan School

Jun 18, 2024
Toronto, Ontario

Aquatics and Athletics Co-ordinator

Full-Time Permanent

Commencing end of August 2024

Salary Range: $45,000 - $50,000/year (July and August off)


For over 155 years, The Bishop Strachan School has been a beacon of empowerment, shaping talented girls into fearless women ready to conquer the world with intellectual curiosity, agility, and compassion. Our mission is to inspire girls to be fearless leaders, fostering confidence and independent voices.

The Aquatics and Athletics Co-ordinator is responsible for supervising and coordinating the BSS swim programs and supporting the Athletic Director and Junior School Athletic Director with assigned administrative responsibilities. Under the direction of the Vice Principal, Junior School and the JS Physical Education team, the Co-ordinator will provide curricular swim instruction and supervision for Grades JK - 6 in the pool. This role will support the teachers in their planning and provide feedback on each student's progress. In addition to supporting JS aquatics programming, the coordinator will also support coaching responsibilities for whole school swim teams. The Co-ordinator will also assist the Athletics Directors in administrative support, leadership and coordination among the competitive and instructional athletics program to provide student athletes with a positive, well-organized and inclusive athletics experience.

Who You Are

  • Experience as an Instructor in an educational, public recreation or camp setting is ideal
  • Current NLS, Red Cross/LSS Instructors, First Aid and CPR certificates are required
  • Understanding of and proven track record operating a safe pool environment
  • Experience working and leading children in aquatics
  • Administrative experience, preferably working in an educational setting
  • Strong technology skills, specifically knowledge of Google Suite and Microsoft Office
  • General pool maintenance knowledge
  • Culturally competent with a positive attitude toward cultural uniqueness and a readiness to accept and respect others
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • A growth mindset of continuous improvement and learning

Working Conditions

  • Move, lift, carry, pull and place objects weighing less than or equal to 40 pounds without assistance
  • Stand, sit or walk for an extended period of time or for an entire shift
  • Reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting and pulling
  • Move over sloping, uneven or slippery surfaces.

Why Work at BSS?

At BSS, we value and recognize the following core competencies in our employees; trust and integrity, collaboration, flexibility and adaptability, initiative, community focused and strong communication skills. Our employees are lifelong learners and apply these core competencies in all aspects of the school environment.

Additionally, BSS offers a competitive total compensation package that includes:

  • This role works September to June with summers off!
  • Extensive health and dental benefits package
  • Eligible to participate in the BSS Pension Plan with up to 8% match
  • Lunch provided everyday!
  • Use of on-site fitness center
  • Professional Learning opportunities
  • And a chance to be part of a great community!

BSS Values Diversity

BSS is committed to fostering an inclusive, diverse and respectful environment. We believe that diversity in our school fosters a rich, inclusive and creative environment. We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should visit our website and click Apply Now.

We are committed to providing an accessible experience and an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the recruitment process. If you have restrictions that need to be accommodated to fully participate in any phase of the recruitment process, please contact the HR Admin at 416-483-4325, ext. 1920 or by email at . All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

We thank all candidates for their applications; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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