Swim Teacher / Lifeguard


Goldfish Swim School of Winter Park– Winter Park, FL 32792 


If you love working with children and want to have a blast when you come to work, Goldfish is the place for you! We have a wonderful warm and tropical atmosphere that will make you smile every day when you come to work. We are not your typical company!! We wear flip flops. We sing on the job. We give high fives freely. We love our employees and reward them for their hard work.

We are currently hiring energetic Swim Teachers and Lifeguards who have a passion for kids and the water. We are seeking part-time employees that have the flexibility for mornings, nights, and weekends. We offer paid training and flexible shifts. Even better? Advancement opportunities exist for the right candidate.

Must be able to work 3 shifts per week (12 hours), and be willing to learn and have fun!

Please apply online.

Swim Teacher Duties and Responsibilities:
(Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned)

  • Provides swim instruction based on the Goldfish Swim School curriculum
  • Enforces safety rules and regulations.
  • Interacts with parents/guardians on the activities and development of students’ swim skills.
  • Acts as a GSS ambassador to ensure parental satisfaction.
  • Occasionally required to attend paid in-service training outside of regular working hours.

Lifeguard Duties and Responsibilities:
(Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned)

Summary: Under general supervision, ensures the safety of patrons of the Goldfish Swim School by preventing and responding to emergencies. Wears the required Goldfish Swim School uniform while on duty.

  • Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of an accident or emergency.
  • Communicate the rules of the facility to patrons fairly and consistently.
  • Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services.
  • Ensures that medical services (EMS or other) are contacted by most appropriate means when necessary to respond to an emergency.
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times and maintains a high standard of customer service.
  • Completes accident/incident reports as necessary.
  • Maintains a clean and safe facility as directed/assigned.
  • Assists with closing and securing the facility.

Qualifications / Experience: (For both positions)

  • Previous swim instruction, lifeguard or swim coach experience preferred
  • Experience working with children
  • Relate well to children, parents, team members, and have superior communication skills
  • Must have/obtain AED/CPR/First Aid certifications as a condition of employment.
  • Shallow Water Attendant - Lifeguard certification - Ellis preferred, Red Cross accepted. Required to attend monthly trainings to keep up with certifications

Candidate Profile:

  • Outgoing and Energetic personality.
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Dependable, punctual, detail-oriented, and well organized.
  • Ability to multi-task. 
  • Focused on SAFETY.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to company growth and evolving responsibilities. 
  • Must be comfortable working with and around young children.
  • Must pass complete background check. 

Work Environment: While performing this job, the employee is regularly exposed to heat, humidity, and chlorinated water. Noise level is usually moderate.

If you meet all the time requirements above, are a team player, energetic, easy going and are enthusiastic to work with children and make a difference in their lives, then this is the job for you!

Job Type: Part-time

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