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British Swim School Swim Instructor in Newark, Delaware

Swim Instructor

Part Time • Newark


  • Flexible schedule

  • Free uniforms

  • Opportunity for advancement

A position at British Swim School is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to learn, grow, and make an impact in the lives of your community to ensure “survival of the littlest”.

Looking for early afternoon availability, 3pm start on weekdays and 9am start on weekends.

Compensation and Benefits (dependent on franchise owner)

  • Competitive pay based on experience and with possible opportunities for bonuses

  • Paid training

  • Opportunities for internal advancement

  • Birthday off and paid

The Position:

At British Swim School, we teach fun swim lessons, but that’s not all! We shoot through the water like torpedoes toward our swimmers’ goals! We are a team of fun-loving people that are serious about saving lives and having fun while doing it!

Working at British Swim School you will notice that...

  • We look for bright, energetic people, willing to roll up their sleeves, take on new assignments, and juggle many things at once while happily asking, “is that all you’ve got?”

  • In return for your efforts, you’ll have an opportunity to work for a fast-growing, creative, and culture-driven company with a prudent opportunity for growth. You’ll also get to help promote a life-changing learning experience and growing team every day.

Being a swim instructor, you will be provided the training to teach swim lessons to children and adults, starting at 3-months old, following the British Swim School aquatics program that is gentle, fun, and progressive. You will be assigned to a class schedule developed by manager(s) and interact with swimmers, and parents and/or guardians.

Your Typical Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to and supports the Aquatics Manager and/or Business Owner(s).

  • Instructs swimming lessons in accordance with British Swim School training and program standards, maintaining certifications throughout employment.

  • Work a flexible schedule that may include evenings (3pm-7pm), weekends (8am- 1pm), and holidays as required by business needs.

  • Work in an environment where noise levels are usually moderate to high and be in the water for the duration of the shift.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Enthusiastic personality.

  • Comfortable in and around the water. Strong swimming skills are a plus but can be taught and developed!

  • Must complete all required British Swim School Aquatics-specific training and testing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with children.

  • Swimming experience: 1-2 years preferred but not required.

  • Customer service skills: 1 year preferred

  • Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Certification(s) preferred (but can be obtained during training)

About Us:

Here at British Swim School, we are more than just a fun, surface-level swim lesson provider. We strive to make a substantial impact within our communities to combat the tragically high child drowning statistics. We invest in quality team members to teach our lessons with the mindset that we are two schools in one, a survival school first and a learn-to-swim school second. As a result, we can support our mission “to ensure that every person, regardless of age or ability, has the opportunity to become a safe and happy swimmer”.

Compensation: $16.00 - $20.00 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.