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Swim Instructor

Dream Big Swim Academy
3420 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062
$12 - $18 an hour - Part-time


3420 Main Street, Weirton, WV 26062

Pulled from the full job description

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • On-the-job training
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid training
  • Referral program

Full job description

Dream Big Swim Academy is looking for FUN, ENERGETIC individuals who like to splash and play in the pool! We provide the training so no previous instructor experience is required. You just need to LOVE working with children and the water!!

Swim Instructors teach students ranging in ages 16 months - 14 years old with limited supervision. Minimum 50 hours of training and course completion required before independently teaching. Instructor pay is above minimum wage.

This is an ideal position for teachers looking to supplement their income, students looking for their first job, or anyone who loves kids while making a splash in a rewarding environment!

General Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 15 with reliable transportation.
  • Cultivate a positive atmosphere fostering enjoyment, safety, and learning.
  • Ensure fairness and equality among students, nurturing their self-esteem and promoting a lively environment.
  • Punctuality is paramount
  • Demonstrate accountability by fulfilling scheduled commitments.
  • Participation in mandatory training sessions and ongoing skill development is expected.
  • Work well in a team environment

Swim Instruction:

This is a fast paced environment with many great rewards. You will be required to quickly and thoroughly learn and apply the following:

  • Instruct swimming lesson skills according to class swim level as assigned in accordance with techniques taught by Dream Big Swim Academy.
  • Possess and utilize the knowledge and skills needed to instruct classes in the above-mentioned techniques in a positive manner.
  • Actively teach your classes in the water, give clear directions, and provide adequate demonstrations.
  • Prioritize student safety by organizing classes efficiently and maintaining a clean environment.
  • Monitor student progress in all classes & keep accurate records of skills covered on a daily basis.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $12.00 - $18.00 per hour

Expected hours: 5 – 30 per week


  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • On-the-job training
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid training
  • Referral program


  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Extended hours
  • No weekends
  • Weekends as needed
  • Year round work

Application Question(s):

  • Can you work a steady schedule and commit to it?
  • Do you have reliable transportation and can arrive on time?
  • What experience do you have working with children?
  • Why are you interested in this position?

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person