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Swim Instructor

Company: Goldfish Swim School - Silver Spring
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

We offer fully paid training, immediately starting at $15-18 per hour, and your lifeguard certification is on us, too! Just bring your passion for helping others and your fin-tastic personality. We're looking for someone who fits our core values - you don't have to have swim or teaching experience.
We work every day to make sure we provide WOW customer service and top-notch swim lessons. But none of that matters if we don't have an amazing team - people who share our passion and commitment to making a difference with each swimmer that dives through our doors.
Why work for Goldfish?
Consistent but flexible schedule - We won't change your schedule every week! A schedule that works for us and for you (and we're out of the water by 8pm!) This is the perfect after-school job.
We pay well over minimum wage, starting at $15-18 /hour
This is the next-best thing to an outdoor summer pool job - we're open all year round and it's always 90 degrees
Bring your friends on board with you, work with your classmates, meet new people who will welcome you from your first day on - we support each other at games, athletics, plays & musicals and events outside of work
Staff outings that you want to go to - From community involvement, planting trees, feeding our first responders and neighbors to company sponsored events! Some past events: bowling, laser tag, breakout rooms, water parks, Top Golf, the list goes on..
Earn shout outs, gift cards and pizza after a long day in the pool - get rewarded how you want
Paid training including free E&A ILTP (lifeguard, CPR & AED) certification and full support from your managers to set you up to succeed
We give you a suit, rash guard and shorts (everything but the flip flops!) and give you the opportunity to earn or win swag and apparel to wear outside of work. What qualities make a good swim instructor?
Patient - every swimmer learns at their own pace. Being willing to help each student as an individual is key to their success and yours
Considerate - our best swim instructors care about their students. It's about getting to know the kids that you see every week and being excited to see them again. Think: "My Wednesday 5:00 class is just so much fun"
Genuine - you don't have to be especially outspoken or especially serious, just be yourself. Different teachers can have equal success - Remember, every child learns in their own way!
Responsible & Consistent - You will be responsible for not only the success of your students, but also for their safety. A successful Goldfish employee must also care about the success of the school. You must be able to maintain a consistent schedule (2-3 shifts per week) - your students care about you being there every class and so do we! What do Swim Instructors do?
Teach children 4 month to 12 years old water safety & swimming techniques using the Goldfish Swim School curriculum
Provide positive reinforcement to students
Communicate to parents on swimmers' progress
All instructors are required to become lifeguard CPR/AED certified (E&A ILTP) Advancement opportunities available for those who want it - The next step? Golden Teacher, Deck Supervisor or more
Visit to see what our team has to say about working for Goldfish.
This job can pave the way for your future. Our team is filled with both backgrounds and futures in: Child Care, Elementary Education, Babysitter, Coach, Stay at Home Mom, Camp Counselor, Fitness Instructor, Teachers Aide, Special Needs, Fitness, Lifeguard, Swimming, YMCA, Teacher, Mentor, Childcare, Entry-Level, Full Time, swim, swimming, lifeguard, pool lifeguard, ymca, aquatics, country club, teen lifeguard, lifeguard job, camp counselor, children, swim instructor, hiring immediately, teen, summer job, after school job, part time, babysitter, fun, rescue, 16 year old NOTE: The information within this posting is not all-inclusive and may be subject to change. Employee to fulfill other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Employer. Goldfish Swim School - Silver Spring is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We're proud to have been named a Top Workplace 2022. This nomination and award were voted on by our fin-tastic employees!
Safety Standards: The safety of our swimmers, parents and team members is of the utmost importance. Our pools are disinfected by a Nexgen chlorination system and additionally filtrated through a UV system to provide the safest swimming environment. Our state-of-the-art ventilation system allows fresh air to continuously circulate into our building, further minimizing the spread of any airborne virus. Industry experts note that indoor pools are far superior at minimizing virus transmission than most indoor spaces. Each Goldfish Swim School is an independently owned and operated franchise. The respective Franchisee is the employer at each Goldfish Swim School location. Each franchisee can set their own wages, benefit programs and terms and conditions of employment, which may vary at each Goldfish Swim School location.

Keywords: Goldfish Swim School - Silver Spring, Silver Spring , Swim Instructor, Education / Teaching , Silver Spring, Maryland

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