Seal Swimming is seeking outgoing, caring individuals who loves to work with children, youth, adults and families. A dynamic and forward thinking individual who works closely with their peers, following Seal Swimming's curriculum and embodying the mission, vision and values of the company.

Swim Instructors are directly responsible for the delivery of Seal Swimming’s programs and adherence to Seal Swimming’s Core Values. Some administrative duties will be assigned and this position will report to the Operations Manager.


The Position shall be measured against successful execution of tasks and responsibilities which include but may not be limited to the following:

Customer Service

  • Greets, acknowledges, engages and interacts with clients at all times.
  • Initiates, develops and maintains positive relationships with clients.
  • Represents Seal Swimming's team with positivity and enthusiasm.
  • Respond to client questions regarding Seal Swimming's programs, policies and procedures.
  • Quickly and efficiently responds to client questions, comments and/or concerns.
  • Deliver feedback and comments from the clients and students to the Aquatics Manager.

Program Delivery

  • Apply teaching strategies designed to encourage students to excel, set goals and strive to reach their full potential.
  • Create an educational, safe and inviting experience for all students.
  • Provide all students with well-rounded, safety-focused instruction aimed at helping them develop a sense of reward, sportsmanship, discipline, and perseverance.
  • Provide technical expertise on basic swimming skills, stroke improvement, swim starts, turns and finishes.
  • Maintain familiarity with the latest tools, techniques and advances in swimming and swim training through continuing education.

Safety Supervision

  • Assume responsibility for the safety of swimmers during supervised activities.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized pool area.
  • Comply with safety rules and regulations.
  • Use all required safety devices and personal protective equipment.
  • Report accidents and injuries to supervisor as soon as possible.
  • Participate in safety training and safety inspections.


  • Prepare lesson plans and work schemes for assigned classes.
  • Complete skills assessment and tracking reports for all students.
  • Complete attendance tracking on a daily basis and alert supervisors of any ongoing absences.
  • Record swimmer notes and progress logs for use by substitute staff in the event of an absence or shift swap.


Performs additional duties as assigned by Management.

Key Qualifications

  • Standard First Aid & CPR C
  • Lifesaving Instructor
  • National Lifeguard
  • Swim Teacher Pro (Seal Swimming’s Teacher Certification - May be provided upon hiring)

EDI Statement

We are committed to fostering inclusivity, accessibility and sustainability. Seal Swimming is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and is a Certified Diverse Supplier and Member of the CGLCC. We welcome applications from individuals of all identities and backgrounds. If you face any barriers to employment or require financial assistance or other accommodation during the recruitment and/or employment process, please feel free to contact us.