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Swim Instructor

Company: SwimKids Swim School
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

This will be the BEST JOB you have ever had!!!SwimKids Swim School is excited to announce that we have immediate SUMMER and YEAR-ROUND openings for part-time and full-time Swim Coaches / Instructors in our Gainesville location!SwimKids Swim School would love to invite you to apply to join our FUN and DYNAMIC TEAM at this exciting time of growth and expansion! We are known for our award winning swim programs and have been voted a Top Place to Work by the Washington Post.Our mission at SwimKids is "We build loving relationships that saves lives!" If you are someone who is PASSIONATE about teaching children and love to have fun doing it, this could be the perfect opportunity for you! Not only will you feel like you've found the most fun-loving family and flexible job with SwimKids, you will be positively impacting children's lives EVERY DAY by teaching them the lifesaving skill of swimming!We are looking for reliable, responsible individuals with high energy and enthusiasm. Previous coaching experience or a swimming background is not necessary - we provide PAID training for all necessary certifications and will teach you everything you need to know in order to thrive and be a successful member of our SwimKids team!Available Shifts Include: mornings, evenings and weekends - year around and summerQualifications & Requirements:1) Love to work with children of all ages (6 months - 15 years old)2) Willing and eager to be coached by teammates and managers3) Positive attitude with high energy4) Team player who is dependable and reliable5) Ability to work in the water for periods of at least 5 hours at a time6) Minimum Age of 15 (Any applicant under the age of 16 must be able to obtain a Virginia work permit, prior to starting and have a current lifeguard certification. This state requirement is for 15 year-old applicants only)7) Complete 40 hours of training8) Able to work afternoon/evening and weekend shifts9) Embrace and commit to the SwimKids Mission: "Provide the Best Lesson Experience for Swimmers, Parents and Staff!"Physical Job Requirements:Able to be in the water for up to 5 hours consecutivelyAbility to lift a child, in the water, between the ages of 2 years old and 10 years old (25 to 55 lbs.)Ability to stand on hard flooring continuously for at least 5 hoursResponsibilities:Ensure safety by maintaining line of sight of each swimmer throughout their swim lessonTeach your swimmers the SwimKids Swim School Progressions by delivering impactful lessons each dayEffectively manage classes of 3-6 children at a timeCommit to teaching your swimmers important life skills such as self-esteem and self-confidenceComplete required trainings and be a continual learnerHandle all incidents in a manner appropriate to your trainingBe a consistent and dependable coach for your swimmers - they look forward to seeing you every weekDeliver excellent customer service to all that utilize our facilityBenefits:Ability to choose permanent scheduleFun team atmosphere with caring coworkersExcellent upward mobility opportunitiesCompetitive pay based on performanceHealth insurance for those working 30+ hours/weekEmployee discounts on retail items and swim lessons for childrenIf you would like to come and join our amazing culture, make friends that last a lifetime and have fun while teaching children the life-saving skill of swimming, we welcome you to apply!If you would like to learn more about SwimKids, please visit our website for more information at Learn more about our Interview Process:We had the opportunity to participate in a CNBC television show called The Job Interview. If you are interested to learn more about our company and how we interview, check it out! Here is a link that gives you a sneak peek:

COVID19 Response:We're committed to doing everything we can to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. Our water exceeds all health requirements with our inline ultraviolet (UV) system in addition to maintaining proper chemical balance. We are reducing our capacity in accordance with local and state guidelines and our facilities are set up for proper social distancing. We've established protective protection standards for all of our staff, such as face shields and/or protective masks. In addition, we practice staff wellness questioning before each and every shift and are exercising frequent hand-washing. Our facilities have been deep cleaned. The organization has invested in nightly professional cleaning and we've introduced and established new hard surface cleaning practices.We are relying heavily on CDC and local health department information in establishing safe working conditions and will continue to make our best efforts to keep the workplace safe.We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.Member schools are independently owned and operated. Your application will go directly to the member school, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this school. All inquiries about employment at these schools should be made directly to the school location, and not to US Swim School Association.

Keywords: SwimKids Swim School, Germantown , Swim Instructor, Education / Teaching , Gainesville, Maryland

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