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The Aqua Life Swim Academy

Swimming Instructor - West End Ottawa

Instructor – Ottawa, Ontario
Department Instructor
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Come teach with us!

Do you want to leave a lasting legacy in people's lives with the work you do? Teaching a child to swim lasts a lifetime!
If you have a passion for teaching and swimming, we need to talk. We’re looking for a reliable, nurturing and energetic swim instructor who will be responsible for the swim development and confidence building of our students.
Our instructors benefit from consistent teaching shifts with flexible hours. When appointed, you will receive 27.5 hours of advanced training in our methodology and processes.

What you will be doing:

  • Instruct swimming lessons following The Aqua Life methodology
  • Evaluate students swimming ability to determine the correct swim level
  • Maintain the safety, cleanliness, and order in and around the pool
  • Create a secure, inviting and positive experience for all participants, big or small
  • Quickly and efficiently responds to client questions, comments, and concerns

What you can expect:

  • A flexible and consistent schedule that allows you to pick your own hours
  • Great pay, and opportunity for advancement
  • Possibility to work as many hours as you would like, starting at as little as 3 hrs/week
  • Great team environment and support system with continuous training and development
  • Learn how to make a positive impact on a child’s life

The team at The Aqua Life Swim Academy has over 24 years of experience in developing aquatic skills in children and adults and we are always keen to hear from enthusiastic swimmers who would like to be part of our growing instructor team here in Ottawa.

Although we teach swimming to all ages and abilities, the majority of our students are pre-school and elementary-aged children, so you really have to enjoy working with this young age group.

Priority will be given to instructors with a valid driver's license and access to a vehicle/reliable means of transportation.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bronze Cross

Suggested Qualifications:

  • NLS
  • Lifesaving Swim Instructor/Red Cross Swim Instructor

Experience working with children and personal transportation is considered an asset.

Shift Times Available:10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Monday - Thursday and 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM on Sundays.

Available hours: on average shift length is 4 1/2 to 5 hours. Instructors typically teach 2 - 3 shifts per week for a total of 8 - 15 hours per week, depending on their availability. Additional on-call and substitute shifts available for more hours.

Available locations: Kanata, Nepean, and Ottawa East

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