Swim Instructor Patapsco Valley

Swim Instructor

Part Time • Patapsco Valley

Swim Instructors are responsible for teaching swim lessons via the British Swim School lesson program to deliver the best quality water safety & learn to swim classes to our families. Our program has low class sizes and we provide all the training! Our instructors start at $15/hr! We are a fast growing organization and we would love for you to join our organization!

Swim Instructor

Become a part-time swim instructor with British Swim School and enjoy your job! Your days will be filled with kids splashing, having fun, and plenty of smiles & laughter. Best of all, your teaching will make a real difference in children's lives. British Swim School also promotes from within, which means there are opportunities for full time work!

This is a position where you can enjoy a company culture connected to your purpose and values. Swim lessons save lives, and British Swim School is on a mission to make the world a safer place. In addition to this, we pay a starting hourly salary of $15/hr, have shifts that fit your schedule, and offer internal advancement, personal development reimbursements and paid birthdays off.

Interested? Here are the details:

Drowning is unfortunately the leading cause of accidental death for children. But since 1981, British Swim School has been on a mission to stop that. We are a nationwide company with over 200 locations teaching more than 20,000 students every week to help save lives!

As a swim instructor, you will teach students of all ages in accordance with the British Swim School aquatics program. Even if you are not an expert swim instructor, that’s ok!  We can train anyone on how to teach the way we teach, but here is what we do need from you.

  • You need to be a “swimmer. Ideally, you have at least a basic understanding of all four strokes and an overall appreciation for the water
  • You've got to love working with children and seeing them progress
  • You need to be upbeat and ready to enjoy having fun at work. Having fun is mandatory!
  • We have flexible schedules and three locations we teach out of. In addition to weekday shifts we also have weekend mornings (Saturday & Sunday) from approximately 9:00am-1pm or 10:30am-2:30pm
  • Weekday shifts start between 3:00pm- 4:00pm and go to the early/mid evening.
  • You need to be able to reliably commute to one of our 3 locations in the Linthicum Heights/Hanover area and/or the Greenbelt or Lansdowne/ Halethorpe areas

  • Pay starts at $17/hr
  • Structured, paid training
  • A position filled with purpose and fun
  • A dynamic and rewarding corporate culture that fits your personality
  • Opportunities for internal advancement
  • Flexible schedules - shifts are 3-5 hours; easy to schedule around school or other jobs
  • We provide paid sick leave under Maryland's Sick & Safe Policy, paid birthdays (or alternative day) off, personal and career growth potential
Check out @britishswimschool.com/patapsco-valley on Instagram to see some of our happy students and your future colleagues at work!

Swim Instructor Job Description

Job Title: Swim Instructor

Reports to: Aquatics Director/Franchise Owner

Locations: We have 3 locations in the Linthicum Heights /Hanover and/or Greenbelt and/or Lansdowne/ Halethorpe areas.

Swim Instructors at British Swim School Patapsco Valley teach lessons to children and adults to become safe and happy swimmers, regardless of age or ability. Adherence to British Swim School teaching curriculum ensures that each student in our program learns water survival skills and then progresses to propulsion and stroke development in a fun and gentle environment.

Conduct classes in a fun and gentle environment, following current teaching methods, policies and safety and emergency procedures as detailed in the British Swim School training manual and as directed by the Aquatics Director or Franchise Owner

Other responsibilities as assigned by the Aquatics Director/Franchise Owner


Successful completion of British Swim School Swim Instructor internal training
Compensation: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour

Each franchise location is independently owned and operated by a franchisee (franchise owner). Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. All inquiries about employment at this franchisee should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to British Swim School Corporate.

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Our mission is “To ensure that every person, regardless of age or ability, has the opportunity to become a safe and happy swimmer.”