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Goldfish Swim Instructor ($12-$16/hr) Burlington

Goldfish Swim School

Goldfish Swim Instructor ($12-$16/hr) Burlington

Macomb, MI
Part Time
  • Responsibilities

    Are you looking for a great gig where the work is actually fun? Do you want to work somewhere you can get real job experience and make a difference? Check out Goldfish Swim School! We’re a rapidly growing, award winning franchise that is not your typical company!

    We change lives. We help children reach their goals. We wear flip flops. We work in a 90-degree pool. We love our employees and reward hard work with shout awards, gift cards and fun social events! We offer paid training and flexible shifts that are perfect for students or folks who want to grab extra hours without working late nights. Even better? Due to the rapid growth of our school, advancement opportunities exist for the right candidate.


    Leadership roles

    Flexible hours

    Great pay- up to $15/hr based on experience

    Valuable work experience

    Increased social opportunities

    Future references/referrals


    Ability to work with children

    Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills

    Must pass background examinations (included with training)

    Job Title: Swim Instructor

    Reports to: Deck Supervisor

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

    Summary: Instructs students on water safety and proper swim techniques based on thorough knowledge of the Goldfish Swim School curriculum.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Provides swim instruction based on the Goldfish Swim School curriculum.

    Enforces safety rules and regulations to prevent accidents. Makes rescues and administers first aid when necessary.

    Evaluates students’ progress, and completes required paperwork in a timely manner.

    Interacts with parents/guardians on the activities and development of students’ swim skills.

    Acts as a GSS “ambassador” to ensure parental satisfaction.

    Uses problem solving and creative thinking skills to identify and resolve challenges that students encounter.

    Inspects pool areas before and after each class for possible maintenance, cleanliness or damage issues. Reports issues to management as appropriate.

    Maintains and ensures proper storage of all pool equipment. Places and removes lane lines.

    Reports accidents and incidents to management. Completes required documentation and paperwork.

    Performs Deck Teacher duties as needed.

    Performs light cleaning duties such as window washing, deck mopping, trash removal etc. on occasion.

    Attend required/mandatory workshops and in-service training outside of regular working hours.

    Fulfills other duties or responsibilities as assigned by the Employer.

    Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED is preferred. Experience as a certified lifeguard, youth sports instructor/coach, camp counselor and/or childcare provider required. Two or more years as a swimming instructor required. Swimming experience preferred.

    Certificates and Licenses: Lifeguard, CPR/AED and First Aid certification preferred. We offer a free lifeguard certification class. Shallow water attendant highly recommended.

    Work Environment: While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to heat and humidity. Noise level is usually moderate.

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