Swim Instructor Toronto

Swim Instructor

Part Time • Toronto

Become a part-time swim instructor and/or Aquatics Team Leader with British Swim School and enjoy your job! If you are looking for flexible hours (weekdays and/or weekends) and want to work with a great team, please read further. 

If you don’t have any swim certifications, you can still apply because we train you as paid learning. 

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.
About Us:

Working at British Swim School (BSS) is so much more than just a job...it’s an opportunity to leave a legacy that may transform a life. Since opening our doors in 1981, BSS has rapidly grown to be the premier water survival and learn-to-swim school in North America, with 50,000 customers at any given time. Do check out our website. 
The Position:
Job Title: Swim Instructor and/or Aquatics Team Leader
Reports to: Aquatics Manager
Status: Part-time, hourly
1. 43 Junction Road, Toronto
2. 5077 Dixie RoadMississauga (Eglington/Dixie), close to Etobicoke
Swim Instructors at British Swim School (location) 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.  
Your Typical Responsibilities:
  • 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 Manager
  • Work a flexible schedule that may include holidays and weekends as required by business needs and as requested by management
  • Report to and communicate directly with Aquatics Manager
  • Be correctly dressed in British Swim School uniform and prepared poolside at least 15 minutes before the start of your first lesson
  • Attend staff meetings and ongoing training/coaching as requested by Aquatics Manager
  • Work in an environment where noise levels are usually moderate to high and stand in the water for up to 5 consecutive hours
·       Supporting the aquatics team by being an active participant in the safety of our swimmers and assisting when needed with swimmers who need help during the lessons.
  • Observing classes and performing coaching reports to ensure proper safety protocols and swim techniques are being followed to British Swim School brand standards
  • Conducting monthly in-service meetings and on-going training for the instructor team 
  • Speaking to parents/customers about their children’s progress
What do we need from you?
  • Enthusiastic personality
  • Highschool completion
  • Experience working with children
  • Experience in water/Swimming experience: 1-2 years preferred
·       Strong communication skills
·       An understanding of the importance of sticking to a good structure 
  • Preference, but not a mandatory requirement for Lifeguard, CPR and First Aid 
  • You need to be upbeat and ready to enjoy having fun at work
What can you expect from us?
  • Flexible schedules - shifts between 3 to 5 hours; easy to schedule around other jobs or studies with highly competitive pay.
  • Being welcomed into a warm, fun culture with mission-driven managers who give back to the community and their staff.
  • The opportunity for growth (hours, role, seniority) in a business with massive expansion opportunities.
  • Structured, paid training (including first aid certification as needed).
  • Extra paid birthday time off
  • You will receive in-depth online and hands on training that will stay with you the rest of your professional career
  • Warm pools and small class sizes 
If you are looking for a position with a real purpose - this, is it! We're helping save lives every day, and on top of that, you'll be working and having fun. Doesn’t get much better than that! 
Compensation: $18.00 - $22.00 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.”