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Infant and Toddler Instructor

SwimKids Swim School
Gainesville, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $13 to $22 Hourly
  • Part-Time
Job Description
This will be the BEST job you've ever had!
SwimKids Swim School is excited to announce that we have immediate YEAR-ROUND openings for Infant/ Toddler Instructors (children ages range between 2 months - 3 years old)

SwimKids Swim School would love to invite you to apply to join our FUN and DYNAMIC TEAM at this exciting time of growth and expansion! We are known for our award winning swim programs and have been voted a Top Place to Work by the Washington Post.

Our mission at SwimKids is "We build loving relationships that saves lives." If you are someone who is FUN and PASSIONATE and possesses the ability to work with infants/ toddlers and their parents, this could be the perfect opportunity for you! You will facilitate games, songs, activities, and education that will give parents and their children life changing water safety skills and knowledge. Not only will you feel like you've found the most fun-loving family and flexible job with SwimKids, you will be building loving relationships that save lives EVERY DAY by teaching the lifesaving skill of swimming!

We are looking for reliable, responsible individuals with high energy and enthusiasm for growth and problem solving. Previous coaching experience or a swimming background is welcomed but not necessary - we provide PAID training for all necessary certifications and will teach you everything you need to know in order to thrive and be a successful member of our SwimKids team!

Available Shifts include:

Sat and/or Sun Mornings (7:30am - 1:30pm) Monday- Friday Evenings (4:00pm - 8:00pm)Limited morning shifts (8:30am -1:30pm)

Qualifications & Requirements:
  1. Love to work with children of all ages (2 months - 3 years old) - experience with this age group preferred
  2. Love to work with and teach parents of small children 
  3. A passion for water safety 
  4. Team player who is dependable and reliable
  5. Willing and eager to be coached by teammates and managers
  6. Positive attitude with high energy and excitement to learn and solve problems
  7. Ability to work in the water for periods of at least 5 hours at a time
  8. Minimum Age of 17 
  9. Complete 60 hours of paid training
  10. Excitement to sing and play games with babies, young children and adults in the pool
  11. Able to work evening (4-8pm) and weekend shifts (Sat or Sun 7:30am - 1:30pm)
  12. Embrace and commit to the SwimKids Core Focus, "We build loving relationships that save lives."


  • Ensure safety of your swimmer throughout their swim lesson
  • Excellent people skills and the ability to work with a wide variety of personalities
  • Effectively manage classes with 6 to 8 adults and children
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Commit to teaching your swimmers important life skills such as self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Complete required trainings and be a continual learner
  • Handle all incidents in a manner appropriate to your training
  • Be a consistent and dependable coach for your swimmers and parents - they look forward to seeing you every week
  • Deliver excellent customer service to all that utilize our facility

  • Ability to choose permanent schedule
  • Fun team atmosphere with caring coworkers 
  • Excellent upward mobility opportunities
  • Competitive pay based on performance
  • Health insurance for those working 30+ hours/week
  • Employee discounts on retail items and 50% off swim lessons for your children
If you would like to come and join our amazing culture, make friends that last a lifetime and have fun while teaching children the life-saving skill of swimming... Apply Today!

If you would like to learn more about SwimKids, please visit our website for more information at

Learn more about our Interview Process:

We had the opportunity to participate in a CNBC television show called The Job Interview.  If you are interested to learn more about our company and how we interview, check it out! Here is a link that gives you a sneak peek:

COVID19 Response:

We’re committed to doing everything we can to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. Our water exceeds all health requirements with our inline ultraviolet (UV) system in addition to maintaining proper chemical balance. We require face shields and/or protective masks for any staff member or customer who is not fully vaccinated. In addition, employees self report daily on our wellness questions and are exercising frequent hand-washing. Our facilities have been deep cleaned. The organization has invested in nightly professional cleaning.

We follow local government and health department guidance to maintain our safe working conditions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Member schools are independently owned and operated. Your application will go directly to the member school, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this school. All inquiries about employment at these schools should be made directly to the school location, and not to US Swim School Association. 

SwimKids Swim School


Gainesville, VA
20155 USA



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