SwimAmerica Swim Instructors

Job Description:

Location: 1935 Don Wickham Drive, Clermont, FL, USA

The National Training Center (NTC) in Clermont, FL is seeking new Swim Instructors for our SwimAmerica lesson program.

Candidates should be passionate about teaching and familiar with the four competitive swimming strokes. Instructors will be trained to teach the Swim America stroke progressions and curriculum to all ages.

Swimming is a life skill, and we believe that teaching this life saving skill is a vital service to the community. The National Training Center, part of South Lake Hospital, is a team environment and passionate about enhancing the lives in our community.

Essential Functions
•Uses a critical eye when analyzing stroke technique, especially for beginners, and understands how to correct stroke flaws.
•Learns quickly and abides by the SwimAmerica skill progression when teaching non-competitive swim classes.
•Multitasks effectively when managing multiple swimmers at a time while providing feedback and group instruction.
•Responsible for enforcing pool rules, while maintaining a safe and sanitary pool for participants, members and their guests.
•Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.
•Respects the rights and privacy of others and holds staff member information in strict confidence.
•Maintains regular attendance and complies with time and attendance policy and procedure.
•Adheres to South Lake Hospital’s policies and procedures; Mission, Vision and Values statements; Code of Conduct.
•Ensures compliance with all regulatory standards including Federal, State, local and Joint Commission.
•Prioritizes workload to manage multiple priorities.
•Uses problem-solving skills to meet goals.
•Enhances professional growth by participating in educational programs, current literature and/or workshops.

Other Related Functions
•Implement swim skill progressions for each stroke when teaching new swimmers.
•Utilize given curriculum that is required in each level prior to advancement of a swimmer.
•Advises Aquatic Supervisor and Aquatic Developmental Program Coordinator regarding conditions/practices that may pose a threat to health and safety, which ensures all teaching and practice areas are free of hazards and that materials and equipment are safe.
•Performs other related duties as needed.

Go here – https://www.southlakehospital.com/south-lake-careers

How to Apply

If you want to impact lives, work in a pool, use creativity in coaching and be a part of our team:

Apply today at https://www.southlakehospital.com/south-lake-careers

Please contact Lynda Regis with HR at [email protected] or call 352.394.4071 x7108



*High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


*Must obtain Swim America Red Card and pass the Foundations of Coaching Test within 90 days of hire.

*Current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the professional rescuer or American Heart Association ALS required.


*Two years of professional experience in swim instruction preferred.

*Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) preferred.

Contact Information

Lynda Regis

1935 Don Wickham Drive.
Clermont, Florida 34711

phone: 352.394.4071 x7108

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