Early Childhood Seasonal Pool Floater


Early Childhood Seasonal Pool Floater

Reports To: Early Childhood Education Director

Department: Shalom

FLSA Classification: Variable, non-exempt

Pay Rate (hourly):  $17.00/hr

Date: 05/16/2024

Benefits:  Variable employees enjoy a membership at the JCC’s state of the art aquatics center and inclusion in a warm and welcoming center that has served the community for over 80 years.


Job Summary: The Early Childhood Seasonal Pool Floater works with one or more classrooms throughout the day, helping each classroom transition to and participate in swim classes and free swim. This position requires being in the pool actively engaged and supervising the children.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Keep children safe in the water
  • Safely walk children from their classroom to the pool and back
  • Assist with routine care, including changing clothes
  • Both in and out of the pool, provide constant supervision of the children and take care of their welfare, health and safety
  • Engage in positive, developmentally appropriate interactions with children while setting appropriate limits, providing active listening, problem solving and positive redirection
  • Help support established classroom schedules as directed by the teaching team
  • Maintain compliance with all current North Carolina Division of Child Development guidelines within the classroom and outdoors
  • Communicate with parents and guardians in a positive manner
  • Remain flexible and responsive to schedule changes or emerging needs throughout scheduled shift, helping where needed


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Use of basic computer skills such as e-mail, communication apps, word documents, Zoom meetings




  • Enrolled in High School or High School Diploma


  • Experience caring for children ages 0-5 preferred


  • NC Qualifying Letter (criminal background check)
  • Pediatric First Aid and CPR certification (within 90 days of employment)


  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Ability to comply with all regulatory policies and procedures
  • Must pass a drug screening


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and provide responsive care for a child less than 40 lbs on flat and sloped terrain, indoors and outdoors


Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

To apply for this job email your details to jaimee@jcc-asheville.org