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Swim Instructor- Paid Training

Company: Goldfish Swim School - Wexford
Location: Wexford
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Our swimmers are not only diving into great lessons, our employees are also diving into great opportunities! At Goldfish Swim School, we care about providing top-notch swim lessons and making every moment Golden.We offer consistent, part-time hours, a set weekly schedule and fully paid training, immediately starting at $16-20 per hour - Great as an after school or second job to stay active!As employers, we recognize that our team members are the most important people in our building since you are the ones who show our families why they should choose Goldfish Swim School for their children. As a Swim Instructor, your skills, knowledge and passion are essential to your community and the families that we serve. We're looking for someone who fits our core values - you don't have to have experience with swimming or as a lifeguard, you just need a passion for helping others and a fin-tastic personality.This job allows you to build skills like time management, communication, organization and teaching or leadership and we're proud to have been named a Top Workplace 2022. This nomination and award were voted on by our fin-tastic employees! Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZTVvr5AgIA&t=33s to see what they have to say.Instructors at Wexford say they love working at Goldfish Swim School because:I love working closely with children and their families and using my background and experience as a swimmer to promote water safety and accomplish their goals! The management is also fantastic at both locations I've worked at - Wexford and Fox Chapel - I feel truly valued as a person and not just someone who fills a position. I can't recommend Goldfish (both as a place for swim lessons and a place of employment) enough!I love working at Goldfish because of the smiling kids' faces whenever they learn a new skill after all the hard work they are doing in the water! It's also a joy to know that I have the ability to save kids' lives around the water and make a difference!What will you be doing?Swim Instructors are responsible for ensuring the success of swim lessons by:Making sure you and your team are set up for success at every lesson by preparing your class materials and reviewing your lesson themesTeaching 4 swimmers per class by going through a well-established and proven curriculum of water safety, swim and swimplay skills (6 swimmers in our infant, parent-and-me style lessons)Communicating progress and celebrating accomplishments with parents at the end of classLifeguarding and supervising lessons as neededYou'll guide new swimmers through their first days at Goldfish and be there to support them as they progress from mini and junior swimmers to gliders and pros!What can we offer you?Consistent, 4-hour shifts so you'll always know when you're working and never wonder if your hours will be reducedFlexibility to pick up or add extra hours as a substitute teacher if you want themThe only thing better than an outdoor summer pool job - we're open all year round and it's always 90 degrees and sunnyRecognition and rewards - Gift cards, swag or pizza after a long day in the pool, staff outings, community involvement events like planting trees and feeding our first responders and company-sponsored events like baseball games, bowling, and water park tickets. We support our team members at their sporting events, musicals and other activities.Paid training including free E&A ILTP (lifeguard, CPR & AED) certificationSupport from your leaders and your team both at work and in life, whether that's inviting you to bring your friends on board or providing open, honest communication in a positive environmentWhat will be expected of you?Availability for set groups of lessons (no half-shifts or mid-shifts available). Our instructors are scheduled based on set lesson times from:9:00-1:00 and 4:00-8:00 Monday through Friday9:00-4:00 on Saturday9:00-4:30 on SundayShift times 15 minutes before swim lessons begin. Employees must be able to arrive 15 minutes before swim lesson start to set up and participate in the pre-shift meeting.Ability to work the same scheduled days every week (Ex. Every Monday from 4:00-8:00)You have to be patient & genuine - every swimmer learns at their own pace, in their own way. Your willingness to help each student as an individual and your ability to bring your own personality to the lessons you teach are key to the success of both you and your students.You must have communication skills to work not only with children, but with parents and team members as wellThe ability to do quality work and represent Goldfish Swim School's mission to change lives and make a difference every day by going above and beyond with every detail, meeting and exceeding expectations to create a golden experienceDoing the right things, making the right decisions and treating people with integrity, compassion and trustEasily apply for this job using your resume or by signing in to your Indeed, ZipRecruiter or other job platform profile! You may be redirected to our careers page to apply, but we won't ask you to fill in your entire work history - just attach your resume.Some of our most successful instructors have worked as a:Child Care Worker, Camp Counselor and Babysitter or NannyElementary Education or Teachers AidePool Operator or SwimmerCoach or Fitness InstructorStay at Home MomDid you know that most swim instructors have been athletes or participate in art and theater, have been baristas or worked in restaurants, retail and customer service before discovering their love of teaching at Goldfish? Advancement opportunities available for those who want it - The next step? Golden Teacher, Deck Supervisor or more! Team members in the past have worked with Goldfish through High School and College to move into management positions, making memories that last a lifetime!At Goldfish Swim School - Wexford, our core values are at the heart of everything we do and are behind every decision we make, both in water and in life. That includes the commitment to treating all people with integrity, compassion and trust. We're dedicated to building a team who is diverse in background, identity, perspective, culture and experience. As a proud equal opportunity employer, we value the qualities and characteristics that make you who you are. If you think you can see yourself as part of the GOLDEN Experience, we encourage you to continue and apply!The safety of our swimmers, parents and team members is of the utmost importance. Our pools are disinfected by a Nexgen chlorination system and additionally filtrated through a UV system to provide the safest swimming environment. Our state-of-the-art ventilation system allows fresh air to continuously circulate into our building, further minimizing the spread of any airborne virus. Industry experts note that indoor pools and pool operator are far superior at minimizing virus transmission than most indoor spaces.Rate this job ad: https://forms.gle/8hcTdaRe1DLDsjrTAEach Goldfish Swim School is an independently owned and operated franchise. The respective Franchisee is the employer at each Goldfish Swim School location. Each franchisee can set their own wages, benefit programs and terms and conditions of employment, which may vary at each Goldfish Swim School location.

Keywords: Goldfish Swim School - Wexford, Pittsburgh , Swim Instructor- Paid Training, Education / Teaching , Wexford, Pennsylvania

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