Swim Instructor

Job Description:


The J swim instructor will be responsible for the direct service and implementation of JCC Aquatics Learn to Swim program, private lessons, and any J enrichments program.

– WSI Certified $11-$17/hour based on experience
Non WSI certified $9-$10.75/hour based on experience




  1. Assisting in record keeping and progress reports for instructional aquatics classes and enrichment classes.
  2. Assists with calendar and schedule for personal private lessons
  3. Assists with insuring that financial arrangements have been completed with participants and instructors before all classes and lessons
  4. Checks in and redeems private lesson usage on a daily basis by communicating with the Aquatics Director or Aquatics Administrative Assistant


  1. Answers questions about aquatics classes, lesson and program with current and prospective members
  2. Assists in communicating with members about upcoming schedules, changes in schedules and any other important aquatics information


  1. To provide a safe and comfortable environment for all swimmers
  2. To teach all swimmers safety in and around the water
  3. To provide quality instruction that improves the skills and development of each student based on the JCC swim program
  4. Assist with aquatics department in daily cleaning and maintenance of the pool and aquatics facilities
  5. Enrichment class instruction
  6. Be an instructor for our summer camp classes and assist in training summer camp aquatic staff


  1. Works with other agency staff for agency-wide special events programs and other events as deemed necessary by supervisor.
  2. Other assignments as deemed necessary by the Aquatics Director.


  1. Must be at least 16 years old
  2. Previous experience working with children preferred teaching swim lessons
  3. American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR, and first aid
    1. If do not have certification then must become certified in first 60 days
  4. American Red Cross WSI preferred
  5. Great customer service skills
  6. Desire to work in a team environment
  7. Ability to work a consistent schedule
  8. A love of children and a desire to teach

How to Apply

Please apply on the career page of our website – www.erjcchouston.org

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Contact Information

Lee Hutchens

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