Apr 22, 2024

Swim Instructor

  • First Stroke Aquatics
  • Charlotte, NC, USA
Full time Senior Coach Assistant Coach Swim Instructor

Job Description

First Stroke Aquatics is looking to hire an experienced swim instructor to help children and adults of all ages develop proper swimming techniques and skills. The swim instructor’s responsibilities include evaluating each student’s performance during swim sessions and providing feedback, completing attendance, progress, and accident reports, and ensuring that all swimming aids and equipment are in good working order. You should also be able to assist students with special needs to socialize with other students. 

To be successful as a swim instructor, you should demonstrate patience and enthusiasm and be able to motivate students to accomplish their swimming goals. Ultimately, an exceptional swim instructor should be able to communicate effectively with students and ensure that all water safety rules are adhered to. 


Responsibilities: 

  • Teaching swimming techniques, swimming strokes, and water safety rules to students with varying swimming abilities. 
  • Assisting more experienced swimmers to enhance their swimming abilities. 
  • Assessing the progress of students and adjusting teaching programs accordingly. 
  • Monitoring students to prevent accidents and injuries. 
  • Implementing ground rules for each swim session. 
  • Planning swimming lessons that take into account students’ abilities and progressive development. 
  • Identifying incorrect swimming techniques and correcting students accordingly. 

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • Proven experience working as a swim instructor or lifeguard. 
  • CPR, First Aid, and American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or Basic Swim Instructor (BSI) certifications. 
  • Sound knowledge of proper swimming techniques and water safety rules. 
  • Strong swimming abilities. 
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills. 
  • Effective communication skills. 
  • Passionate and enthusiastic. 

Perks & Benefits:

  • Set your own schedule. Enjoy the flexibility of being able to work around another job, school, etc.
  • Independent Contractor. Work the days and times you want. First Stroke Swim School handles all your customer service needs, billing and pays you directly.
  • Competitive pay, paid per lesson in addition to bonuses and other incentives
  • Focus on teaching. We will look after finding students for you. Work part-time, full-time, or just the hours you want.
  • Health Coverage Included: Enjoy peace of mind with comprehensive health insurance coverage

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