Swim Instructor


Thank you for your interest in becoming a Swim Instructor with Academy Swim Club! 

This is most definitely not like your average job – being a swim instructor is a FUN job!  Here you will be working with kids hands-on, in a fun, playful setting, teaching them a skill that they will be able to carry with them throughout their entire lives.  You will be DIRECTLY impacting your students lives in such a positive way. You will be their role-models, friends, teachers and swim buddies. But, most importantly, you will be teaching them a LIFE SAVING skill.  With drowning being the #1 cause of accidental death in children under the age of 5, you will most likely be saving a child’s life. So, come experience the joys and benefits of working with students of all ages at Academy Swim Club!

**About 🔱

At Academy Swim Club, our pool water is always kept at a comfortable 92° and we are indoors, which means you can teach for us year-round! We are very flexible with adjusting working hours, so, if you’re going to school we will have no problem adjusting your shifts/hours around your school schedule each semester. As a family owned business that has been in this industry since 1985, we have perfected our teaching strategies and will give you the confidence and expert swim teaching instruction skills through our certification process. 



Wages 💰

Adults 18+ years old:
– Starting at: $19.00 per/hour, up to $27.00 per/hour
– Raise to $19.50 per/hour once certifications are complete, usually within the first month of employment
*Multiple raises available throughout the year*

Minors <18 years old:
– Starting at: $16.50 per/hour, up to $19.50 per/hour
*Raises available through obtaining certifications*

Training: $16.00 per/hour

Certifications and Skills 🔖

*No experience or certifications required*

  • Paid Instructor Certification: 40 hours of hands-on experience to provide basic swim instruction.
  • Swimming Skills: Experience recommended, but not required as we will teach you how to swim and teach each stroke.

*Other certifications will be earned throughout employment for raise eligibility.*

Raises & Bonuses 🤑

  • After 6 month employment review, every full trimester review, you are eligible for: 1-2% Raise;
  • KPI Bonus: up to 10% of collective trimester wages (based on retention and performance); and Attendance Bonus: 5% off-season; 7.5% Summer, of collective trimester wages (GREAT attendance is crucial when working with children).

Benefits 🎁

  • Fun & incredible team atmosphere/culture
  • Free team appreciation events (bowling, ice skating, etc.)
  • Free snacks & drinks during shifts
  • Free food gift card Kudos at each monthly staff meeting
  • Paid sick leave
  • Employee Assistance Program: Free professional services, counseling and brand item discounts up to 25%
  • Flexible schedule and stable hours
  • Full-Time Employees (32+ h/p/w) earn: Monthly Health Benefit allowance of $200 (after 4 months); Paid Time Off (after 1 year); and SIMPLE IRA matching (after 2 years).

Requirements 🧜

  • 6 MONTH MINIMUM JOB COMMITMENT, or Seasonal end of Summer
  • GREAT ATTENDANCE; your kids depend on it!
  • Available to attend mandatory monthly Wednesday night staff meetings 7:30p-10:00p (1st & 2nd Wednesday of the month only)
  • Available to work week days, and at least one weekend day: Saturday or Sunday
  • Pass a drug test (including marijuana), fingerprint through DOJ and, if over 18, a background check
  • Passionate about teaching & working with children
  • Must be patient and love kids
  • Ability to work in the water for long periods
  • Great attitude and willingness to be coached
  • The ability to focus in a fast-paced environment
  • Embrace our core values: Respect, Attitude, Teamwork

Responsibilities and Duties ⛑️

  • Instruct students of all ages to swim using ASC curriculum and teaching techniques
  • Focus lessons around water safety by teaching life-saving skills
  • Attend all scheduled shifts on time
  • Provide quick verbal feedback of students progression to parents
  • Develop and maintain a positive relationship with all students, patrons, staff and directors
  • Keep all student’s notes and levels updated, as well as take attendance for your shift
  • Maintain all certifications
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment
  • Smile and have fun during your entire shift 😀


If you are not satisfied with any lesson, let us know that day and we will give you another lesson, FREE!
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