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Swim Instructor 2022-23

Job Details

Jewish Silicon Valley - Los Gatos, CA
$16.00 - $20.00 Hourly
Traditional & Non-Traditional Hours


Position Summary:

The Swim Instructor is responsible for setting up and cleaning up their lesson station, maintaining communication and relationships with their clients or parents of their students, being patient and enthusiastic while teaching, and holding productive lessons.


Essential Functions:

  • Attend all Mandatory Staff Meetings and Trainings.
  • Hold productive and engaging 30 minute lessons.
  • Complete our Bubbles and Mastering Form Training and teach all group lessons based on this format.
  • Set up and clean up lesson station.
  • Keep accurate records of all lessons taught, purchased, scheduled.
  • Maintain open communication with the client and/or family of your client about the progression of the lessons and future goals.
  • While working as a Group Lesson Instructor following the Coordinator’s and Aquatics Director’s directions and requests.


Other Functions:

  • Work together as a team with other Aquatics Staff and other departments.
  • Be the club "goodwill" ambassador and greet and assist members and guests.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, including abiding by uniform requirements and upholding our Customer Service expectations.


Specific Certifications/skills:

  • Communication skills, customer service oriented
  • Swimming experienced preferred
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard certification preferred but not necessary


Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 45 pounds

This position is contingent upon completion and clearance of a background fingerprint assessment.


Working Conditions/Physical requirements:

The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to:

  • Fitness Center/Community Center/ Outside Environment
  • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures-outside environment
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 45 lbs.
  • Ability to work non-traditional business hours; to include occasional weekend and evening hours.
  • Ability to swim, stand, sit, lift, bend, twist   
  • Work in the vicinity of children


This position is contingent upon completion and clearance of a background fingerprint assessment.


Disclaimer: This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and, when possible, to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between JSV and its employees.