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British Swim School Year Round Swim Instructor in Boston, Massachusetts

Year Round Swim Instructor

Part Time • Boston Sports Club

British Swim School City of Boston is looking for dynamic individuals to join our growing team!

Do you have a passion for working with children and a love of water? Are you high-energy and positive? If so, this job is for you! Working at British Swim School is an opportunity to teach children and adults skills that may save their life. How amazing is that? We strive to provide a supportive environment for our students to learn through our Survival-focused program. Although we teach swimming to all ages and abilities, the majority of our students are preschool and elementary-aged children, so there is lots of singing songs and playing with toys! Our instructors need to enjoy working with this young age group while also putting parents at ease. Experience in working with children or in a child-oriented business is preferred, although not necessary if you can demonstrate the desired attitude. Our small, but growing team works closely together and enjoy a supportive and fun work environment. The position includes 40 hours of specialized training in our highly developed British Swim School methodology.

We offer swimming lessons for babies, children and adults, focusing first on critical water survival skills needed to survive a water accident, then moving on to more advanced stroke development techniques. As part of the British Swim School team, you will be providing an essential life skill to your local community as part of a fun-loving team of dedicated people who are committed to promoting water safety and a lifelong love of the water. We work towards our mission, “To ensure that every person, regardless of age or ability, has the opportunity to be a safe and happy swimmer.” It’s a chance to be part of a fun-loving team of dedicated people who are committed to promoting water safety and a lifelong love of the water.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Enthusiastic, compassionate personality with strong relationship and customer service skills.

  • Effectively communicate with customers and employees, bi-lingual is a plus.

  • Disciplined to follow schedules and enforce safety procedures as well as follow policies, teaching methods, and procedures of British Swim School.

  • Able to demonstrate swim strokes appropriately. No competitive swim experience necessary.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to the Aquatics Director and/or Business Owner(s)

  • Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with British Swim School training and standards

  • 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 teacher training manual and as directed by the Aquatics Director.

  • Follows all British Swim School policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.

  • Work a flexible schedule that may include holidays and weekends as required by business needs and as requested by management.

  • Work in an environment where noise levels are usually moderate to high and stand in the water for up to 5 consecutive hours.


  • Must be able to demonstrate swim instructor skills in accordance with British Swim School standards

  • Must complete all required British Swim School Aquatics specific training and successfully complete the final in water and written exams

  • Must complete CPR/AED & First Aid training within 90 days of employment

  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community

  • Successful clearance of background check

Compensation: $18.00 per hour

Working at British Swim School is more than just a job; it’s a chance to create a lasting impact that could change a child's life.

As part of the British Swim School Team, you play a role in your local community, empowering others and sharing your passion. It’s a chance to be part of a fun-loving team of dedicated people who are committed to promoting water safety and a lifelong love of the water.

While we teach swimming to people of all ages and abilities, most of our students are preschool and elementary-aged kids. Our instructors should like working with this age group and be good at making parents feel comfortable. It's helpful if you have experience with children or in a child-focused job, but it's not required if you can show the right attitude. The job comes with specialized training in our advanced and unique British Swim School approach.

We also have exciting opportunities with our Customer Service Team, even if you're not in the pool. These are the people committed to providing the best service in the industry. In these roles, you might talk to parents on the phone or by the pool. Wherever you are, the aim is to make everyone feel like part of the British Swim School Family as we focus on ensuring the “Survival of the Littlest.”

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.