Swim Instructor (Seasonal)

Job Description: 

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

Job Requirements: 


  • Provides “Learn to Swim” instruction to registered participants.
  • 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 learn and understand MVF’s “Learn to Swim” curriculum.
  • 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 15
  • Ability to pass swim test.



  • Valid ARC or Lifeguarding, CPR/AED for Lifeguards and First Aid Certificates
  • Prior experience teaching and working with various age groups.
  • 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 noticelhydorn@mvf.org

Contact Information: 

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

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