Position: Swim Instructor
Salary: $16.00 per hour
Type: Full Time
Location: Seattle, WA
Safe N Sound Swimming Swim Instructor
Love working with Kids? Enjoy the water? Want to make a difference in your community?
We are looking for candidates to join our aquatics team here at Safe N Sound Swimming! We pride ourselves in being
the Northwest’s premier swim school, and working with us is a fantastic opportunity for people who love teaching,
working with children, and making a positive difference in a person’s life. We are looking for passionate instructors
who are consistently available a few weekday afternoons and evenings, candidates must also be willing to work on
Safe N Sound Swimming provides one on one instruction to children and adults. We provide both fixed and flexible
hours, competitive pay ($16 an hour or higher depending on experience), a fun work environment, awesome
teammates, all within a company culture that cares. We appreciate our military veterans and we’re honored to hire
those that have served in a United States uniform. Interested candidates should fill out the online application on this
A Safe N Sound Swim Instructor has the following responsibilities:
Teach students to swim using Safe N Sound Swimming’s proven methods of instruction.
All swim instructors regardless of previous experience and credentials complete our training and certification course
prior to teaching students.
Embody the company’s shared values and uphold our quality standards.
Be on time for shifts.
Be committed to excellence in teaching.
Perform other duties requested by the supervisor including some light facility cleaning, or help with client account
We’re looking for instructors who are passionate about being in the water and working with children of all ages. An
ideal candidate is patient and energetic, and able to leave any stress at the door and provide great swim lessons to
our students. We look for instructors who are flexible and able to adapt to schedule changes, and still remain
punctual. If this sounds like you, please fill out the application on this page. If we think you might fit with our team,
we’ll be in touch. Successful candidates must possess:
Characteristics of warmth, adaptability, valiance, and enthusiasm.
Must place a high level of value on Safety; especially safety in and around the water.
A teaching style that is nurturing, sound, and positive and developed the ability to teach and relate to children both
young and old.
Experience with teaching, coaching or instructing children (ages 2 to 12). We begin students as young as 2 years old
and many of our students are under 12.
Willing to immerse yourself (quite literally in a warm 88-degree pool) teaching children to swim using a one-on-one
format. Instructors are in the pool for their shifts of 4-5 hours each working hands-on with beginners and providing a
blend of hands-on and coaching for advanced swimmers.
Previous teaching experience and instructor training preferred so long as the candidate is willing to embrace and
teach the Safe N Sound Swimming methods.
Licenses & Certifications
Candidates with current American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification credentials will be given preference. Candidates
certified with the American Coaching Association or American Red Cross as Swim Instructors are also encouraged to
apply provided you are willing to learn and teach the Safe N Sound methods of water safety and stroke development.
*Contact is directly with the founders and managers for hire. No other parties are allowed
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