The Headfirst Companies

The Headfirst Companies

Swim Instructor

Washington, DC
+1 location
Bethesda, MD
Part Time
  • Responsibilities

    Swim Instructors with Headfirst Summer Camps will work on-site at our Bethesda, Maryland location in the intensive instruction and facilitation of our aquatics curriculum. The pool is home to one of our hallmark programs, where campers of all ages participate in daily recreational or instructional swim programming.

    Our Swim Instructors understand how swimming skills are a crucial development tool for all campers and are dedicated to providing excellent instruction. In addition to keeping safety top of mind, our Aquatics team fosters a warm, supportive environment that allows each camper to achieve their personal best in and out of the pool while developing independence.

    Above all, they focus on building connections with their swim group, taking personal responsibility for each camper’s well-being, enjoyment, and development.

  • Qualifications

    You have: - At least two (2) years of experience in swim instruction. - Housing in the DC-metropolitan area and transportation to the location of your employment. - CPR & First Aid Certification or ability to complete CPR & First Aid Certification prior to June 1st, 2019.

    You are: - Mission Driven. Here at Headfirst we’re inspired to make a difference in the lives of children and young adults everywhere and want you to be too. - A Positive Leader. You will be working directly with fellow on-site leadership and headquarters team members, as well as setting the standard of excellence for other seasonal team members. - Driven by the Details. You love organization and planning ahead and know that being effective in your role is tied to remembering the minor details. - A Coachable, Motivated Teammate. You know what it means to go above and beyond the call of duty.

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  • Fun Fact
    We have our own mascot! Gomer can be found all around our camps, our events and even popping in once in a while at our Headquarters!
  • About Us
    For over 20 years, The Headfirst Companies have been delivering experiential and sports programs and camps to inspire the personal best in high potential young people. We create experiences that inspire the next generation to discover their personal best, courageously engage with the world, celebrate the challenges that come with trying hard things and meet every opportunity with persistence, patience and a positive attitude. Headfirst is the country’s leading provider of transformational experiences for boys and girls 3-18 years old. Founded in 1996 in Washington, D.C., we have flourished into a national brand that operates numerous divisions with 37 full-time employees and 600 seasonal team members. Our diversity in experiences along with our industry-leading curriculum focused around social and emotional intelligence, we strive to inspire the artist, scientist, musician, athlete, explorer and the personal best in all of our young people. We are driven every day by one mission – to inspire the personal best in our young people experiencing our programs, our partners and one another.