Mercy - Swim and Physical Education Assistant | Spanish Instructor | Swim Assistant | Lower Elementary Co-Teacher | Elementary Art Teacher

Swim Assistant

Mercy Montessori Center
2335 Grandview Avenue
Cincinnati OH 45206

Job Type: ,
Compensation: Starting at $20/hour
Posted Date: 01/29/2024
Share this:

Apply today as a Swim Assistant for Mercy Montessori Center.


Swim Assistant

Job Description

The purpose of the Swim Assistant is to support the children and Lead Swim Instructor at lessons.

Job status: Part-time, 19-20 hours weekly
Starting Date: Mid-March 2024 (accepting applications through February 16, 2024)



  • Education Level: HS Diploma or higher.
  • Experience Desired: 1-year experience with swim instruction.


Essential Skills

  • Red Cross or WSI certification.
  • CPR.
  • First Aid.
  • Child Abuse Recognition.
  • Establish a safe, orderly, and prepared changing room and pool environment.
  • Collaborate with lead teacher, teaching teams, and with administration.
  • Demonstrate professional and supportive relationships with all students, parents, colleagues, and administration.
  • Willing to complete and maintain Safe Parish training.
  • Willing to complete required background checks.


Physical Requirements

  • Constant hand-eye and mind-eye coordination, standing and walking.
  • Repetitive motion with wrists, hands, and fingers. Frequent bending, carrying, hearing, lifting, and stooping.
  • Ability to travel to any place where student activities and instruction take place. This may involve several minutes of walking from one part of the campus to the other. In some instances, such as emergencies, this may need to be done rapidly.
  • Access to various locations within the building may involve climbing stairs or ramps, opening doors, and negotiating around furniture and tight spaces.
  • Must communicate and demonstrate basic competence in health care, especially in diabetes, asthma, and allergies.


Other Requirements

Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work with computers for word processing, spreadsheets, and data skills.


Working Conditions

  • The job requires the ability to sit and or stand for long periods as well as running, stooping, and squatting.
  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases, blood, bodily tissue, and fluids.
  • Work is conducted in a controlled, comfortable indoor environment and typically ranging weather outdoors.
  • Exposure to chemicals and fumes is a possibility.


Other Skills

Kindness, respect for others, and willingness to help with other school tasks as needed – the children’s needs come first.



According to the school’s established teacher salary schedule, salary is commensurate with experience, education, and credentials. The position salary range starts at 20.00 hourly.


Application Process

Please submit a resume, cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, and three professional references to Gretchen Hooker: [email protected]

Mercy Montessori is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We are a vibrant and supportive community that nurtures the whole child … and the entire adult! We’ve been named a top workplace for five years running.


The Voice of Black Cincinnati is a media company designed to educate, recognize, and create opportunities for African Americans. Want to find local news, events, job postings, scholarships, and a database of local black-owned businesses? Visit our homepage, explore other articles, subscribe to our newsletter, like our Facebook page, join our Facebook group, and text VOBC to 513-270-3880.

Share this:

Application Deadline: Until Filled

For more information or to apply:

Apply by Email