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Swim Instructor


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Swim instructors are responsible for providing high-quality swim lessons and instruction to swimmers of all ages using the Sea Otter program.

Examples of Duties (including but not limited to):

  • Teach high-quality swim lessons
  • Communicate professionally with parents and staff members
  • Maintain a positive, friendly, professional demeanor through all interactions with children, parents, families, and staff members
  • Assist with cleanliness of pool area
  • Follow and ensure safety and emergency rules and procedures are followed at all times
  • Other duties as required


  • Ability to display a professional, friendly, courteous, respectful, and highly-motivated workplace attitude
  • Ability to provide quality swim lessons to students of all ages using the our program
  • Ability to communicate effectively with swimmers, parents, and coworkers
  • Ability to effectively manage time
  • Ability to remain calm and positive during experiences with scared or unhappy swimmers


  • High school diploma or equivalent (desirable, not required)
  • Previous experience working with children (desirable, not required)
  • Previous swim experience (desirable, not required)
  • Experience teaching swim lessons or working in a swim environment (desirable, not required)
  • CPR and First Aid certification (required, must be obtained within 60 days of hire)