Swim Teacher Madison, WI

Swim Teacher

Part Time • Madison, WI

If you love kids, love the water, and love being in an energetic environment, SwimWest Swim School is always looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our teaching staff!   Our instructors are the heart of our company, bring our brand to life and what makes our families have an amazing experience in our company.     


  • Excellent Pay
  • Flexible hours
  • Valuable work experience
  • Future job character reference
  • Management training opportunities

Required Qualifications:

  • Extremely outgoing, friendly, happy, and gracious
  • Caring and compassion for children
  • Ability to work in the water for 5 hours
  • Willingness to be coached
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of all swimming strokes
  • Able to work weekday evenings and/or weekends
  • Completion of required training
  • Must pass background examinations (included with training)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Aquatic and teaching-related work experience
  • Child development knowledge

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide swim instruction following the SwimWest Curriculum 
  2. Focusing on children’s happiness, well-being and progression in each swim level
  3. The ability to work a consistent schedule once your own classes have been assigned.  
  4. Enforces safety rules and regulations to prevent accidents. 
  5. Makes rescues and administers first aid when necessary.
  6. Acts as SwimWest “ambassador” to ensure parental satisfaction.
  7. Uses creative thinking skills to identify and resolve challenges with students.
  8. Reports accidents and incidents to management. 
  9. Performs light cleaning duties 
  10. Attend required/mandatory workshops and in-service training outside of regular working hours

We offer paid training at 8.75 per hour and a starting wage of $10 - $15 per hour once you are assigned classes on your own.   Starting wage is negotiable with prior experience. This is a part time position with possibilities to become full time. If you progress to full time, we offer paid vacation, health insurance, short term disability and a Simple IRA retirement plan.   

Come Join Us Today!

 A diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other is a vital part of SwimWest Swim School’s culture.  We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a great place to work.  Join us today and help us teach the world to swim.

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Guaranteed houly rate of pay with opportunity to earn quarterly and attendence bonuses
Flexible Schedule
When you work 8 or more hours, your child's lessons are free
Opportunity to work in a creative, fast paced environment
Gain valuable experience in the work force
Sense of community culture
Competitive benefits for full time employees
Employee reward programs