Goldfish Swim School - Ann Arbor

Swim Instructor


Ann Arbor, MI


Part Time

Are you looking for a great gig where the work is actually fun? Do you want to work somewhere you can get real job experience and make a difference? Check out Goldfish Swim School! We’re a rapidly growing, award winning franchise that is not your typical company!

We change lives. We help children reach their goals. We wear flip flops. We work in a 90-degree pool. We love our employees and reward hard work with shout awards, gift cards and fun social events! We offer paid training and flexible shifts that are perfect for students or folks who want to grab extra hours without working late nights. Even better? Due to the rapid growth of our school, advancement opportunities exist for the right candidate.

Full Time:

  • 30 Hours
  • Leadership opportunities
  • BCBS PPO Health Insurance (50% Premium covered)
  • Paid Vacation after 1 year
  • Valuable work experience
  • Increased social opportunities
  • Future references/referrals
  • $10-$14/hr with regular increases and bonuses

Part Time:

  • Permanent weekly work schedule with ability to change quarterly for class schedules
  • Valuable work experience
  • Increased social opportunities
  • Future references/referrals
  • $10-$14/hr with regular increases and bonuses


  • Ability to work with children
  • Previous swimming experience not required
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs and be on your feet for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work 1 weekend day (Saturday or Sunday- 4 hour shift) and some evenings (until 7:30)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Must pass background examinations (included with training)
  • Enjoy having fun!

Job Title: Swim Instructor

Reports to: Deck Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Summary: Instructs students on water safety and proper swim techniques based on thorough knowledge of the Goldfish Swim School curriculum.

Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED is preferred. Experience as a certified lifeguard, youth sports instructor/coach, camp counselor and/or childcare provider required. Two or more years as a swimming instructor required. Swimming experience preferred.

Certificates and Licenses:  Training available on site. Lifeguard, CPR/AED and First Aid certification required. Shallow water attendant highly recommended. 


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