Teaching swim lessons can be a rewarding career, as it promotes skills that improve the health and enjoyment of life, boosts self-confidence, and can ultimately save a life. The Swim Academy has several state-of-the-art outdoor, heated, aquatic facilities in Broward and Palm Beach counties that offer learn to swim programs, competitive training, aquatic education, birthday parties, and much more.

Happy student and instructor at The Swim Academy

Happy student and instructor at The Swim Academy

We are looking for quick learners and mature individuals. You MUST have an energetic, enthusiastic, friendly personality and have experience with children age 12 months – 5+ years. Some swimming experience is necessary. Experience working with babies and toddlers necessary! We prefer someone who is ”Kid Friendly” over a professional swimmer. Teaching swimming to preschoolers is much different than teaching older kids. PATIENCE is a MUST! Can you turn a frown upside down?

Must be at least 18 years old to apply.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES OF GREAT SWIM INSTRUCTORS:

- Ability to make kids smile and laugh!
- Use patience, care and enthusiasm to engage children and their parents.
- Deal effectively and compassionately with each child
- Have reliable transportation
- Establish a nurturing, fun relationship with babies and toddlers
- Lots of SMILES
- Some Swim experience is necessary. Candidates with Lifeguard Training, Water Safety Instructor (WSI) or previous teaching experience will be given priority
- Job experience working with toddlers & preschoolers (12 months – 5 years old) is a HUGE plus!

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We are currently interviewing qualified candidates for the following positions:

Full/Part-Time Swim Instructors

Must have basic swim background with some knowledge of all competitive strokes. In addition, you must have a positive attitude and strong work ethic and most of all enjoy working with children and families. Candidate must be able to work with and accommodate a variety of personalities. Must have flexible schedule.

PLEASE NOTE: On-site Training and certification is available for selected candidates. Training for swim instructors requires approximately 25-40 hours. Continuing education is required to keep current with technique and certifications.

Certified Lifeguards

We are seeking lifeguards who have the availability to work Weekends for swim parties. Please bring a copy of your current lifeguard certification at the time of your interview

Full-Time/Part-Time Customer Service

Must be familiar with MS Office and all applications. Working knowledge of various computer programs is a must. We will train you on our specific scheduling program. Must be detail-oriented, friendly to all customers, and possess the ability to multi-task. We are looking for office help in the mornings MON-THURS from 8:30AM-1:00PM and evenings MON-THURS from 4:00PM-8:00PM and Saturdays from 8:00AM-5:00PM. Several shifts available.

HOURLY AND SALARY WAGES VARY

APPLICATION PROCESS:

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Posted on: February 21, 2010

Filed under: THE SWIM ACADEMY