Aquatic Instructor - Pennswood Village


Aquatic Instructor

Pennswood Village
Newtown, PA

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
LOCATION Pennswood Village  

The Aquatic Instructor is responsible for taking any reasonable action necessary to plan and lead group aquatic exercise classes delegated to him/her, under the direction of the Manager. The Instructor is responsible for setting up the pool for class (with the assistance of the lifeguard) and for cleaning up afterwards. The Instructor must remain current in appropriate fitness certifications. The Instructor promotes and plans classes and revises classes as needed to remain fresh, interesting, fun and relevant - being open to incorporating changes and revisions as suggested by residents and management.

The Instructor maintains class equipment in proper working order, promotes classes to appropriate resident population and staff through individual and mass communication, works within individual limitations to enhance each attendees benefit and enjoyment, maintains all necessary paperwork, logs and documentation, communicates safety guidelines and modifications as needed to participants, and remains current in all appropriate and necessary fitness certifications.


High school diploma or equivalent.

Additional trainings/certifications in aquatic exercise, including group exercise appropriate to designated class.

Continuing education (formal and informal) to remain knowledgeable, current and creative in aquatic fitness and geriatrics.

Certification from the Aquatic Exercise Association preferred.

Certification with the Arthritis Foundation preferred.

CPR/First Aid Certified.

Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, i.e., standing, stooping, bending, lifting a minimum of 30 lbs and transferring of residents.

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Pennswood Village is a nationally respected Senior Living Community (CCRC) for people 65 and over. Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Bucks County, PA, Pennswood is a dynamic community designed for individuals who want a lifestyle with independent services and health care choices on one site.

Our campus is rich with opportunities for physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual growth with ongoing activities and educational programs. Nearby historic Newtown offers fine shops and restaurants. Philadelphia, Princeton and New York City are within easy access.

Our attractive 311 garden apartments come in a variety of sizes from studio through two-bedroom with den. They include all the amenities you would expect, dining options, as well as weekly housekeeping and maintenance.

Our employees at Pennswood Village are our most important resource and we continuously endeavor to be an employer of choice. Pennswood employees appreciate the lively community environment. They enjoy the interaction with residents and fellow employees.

We value a high-quality work experience for staff by encouraging and supporting our employees in continuing their personal and professional education. Our Quaker values show us our lives together are enriched through diversity - we welcome women and men of all races, colors, religions, national origins, and sexual orientations.  

Interested parties may apply online. Click here.