Under general supervision, the Professional Expert provides assistance and support in accordance with assignments and directions from the supervisor. Professional Experts:
* Have specialized knowledge or expertise not generally required of or found in the classifications established by the District.
* Must be specially trained, experienced, or competent to perform expert services.
* Are used on a temporary basis for a specific project or projects.
* Terms of employment will be described in the Professional Expert Agreement
Non-academic, non-classified Professional Experts are not part of classified service. Non-academic, non-classified short-term employees are at-will employees and have no entitlement rights to any position in the District. Professional Expert employment shall not result in the displacement of Classified personnel.
*Retired CalPERS Annuitants: may not exceed 960 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30)*
Provide competent, safe instruction using recognized and established guidelines developed and in accordance with curriculum for on-campus Swim Lessons in a fun, positive manner; utilize developmentally appropriate teaching techniques to instruct diverse participant groups; communicate effectively with supervisor, staff and participants; inform supervisor of any safety issues or concerns; coach students in swimming form and technique; adapt teaching approaches to the age, experience, and ability of participants; provide continuous, positive corrective feedback to students and parents on their swimming efforts; structure class time appropriately to incorporate repetition, reinforcement, and introduction of required skills; ensures the safety of all program participants by enforcement of pool policies and rules; performs lifeguard responsibilities; provide parents with individualized feedback on swimmers' progress.