Master Swim Instructor (Seasonal)

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Job Description: 

Responsible for teaching “Learn to Swim” lessons based on thorough knowledge of the Montgomery Village Foundation’s (MVF) curriculum. Functions as mentor to less experienced instructors.

Job Requirements: 


  • Provides “Learn to Swim” instruction to registered participants.
  • Functions as a mentor to less experienced swim instructors.
  • Responsible for maintaining safe environment to teach in and enforces safety rules and regulations to prevent accidents.
  • Evaluates participants’ progress. Completes required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Provides customer service. Interacts with parents/guardians on participants’ swimming progress.
  • Helps with planning and implementing programs.
  • Assists with the class area, set up and clean up. Ensure proper storage of all swim lesson equipment.
  • Reports incidents to aquatics manager and pool staff. Completes required documentation.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.



  • Ability to independently teach assigned classes based on the MVF’s “Learn to Swim” curriculum
  • Ability to develop and mentor less experienced instructors in a positive fashion.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and demonstrate swimming techniques to participants.
  • Ability to adapt to participants’ different learning styles.
  • Ability to work outdoors in variety of weather conditions.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective public relations with participants and parents/guardians.



  • Age 17+
  • ARC WSI Instructor Certificate
  • At least two seasons of prior experience teaching “Learn to Swim” lessons or equivalent instructional experience.
  • Ability to pass swim test.



  • Valid ARC or Lifeguarding, CPR/AED for Lifeguards and First Aid Certificates
  • Experience in teaching adaptive aquatics.
  • Ability to work until Labor Day.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Contact Information: 

For more information, contact Lauren Hydorn at 240-243-2314 or e-mail EOE.

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