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Seeking Year-Round Part-Time Children's Swim Instructor

Swim Now Hiring

Our Swim Instructor position is responsible for providing a fun, safe, and clean environment in which children can learn to swim freestyle and backstroke. Our instructors provide Lessons for Life through a passion for swimming and a love of children.


The primary duty of swim instructor is to teach swimming skills Tuesday – Friday to children three to seven years of age. Some of the day-to-day duties and responsibilities include:

  • Teach swimming in accordance with the Swim School of Denver’s curriculum
  • Participate in ongoing staff trainings and meetings
  • Ensure swimmer safety
  • Provide families with individualized feedback about their student's progress
  • Complete monthly student assessments online using our software iClassPro
  • Maintain The Swim School of Denver's code of ethics


The skills and qualifications for this position include:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Pass a background check
  • Have a passion for water and working with children
  • Be able to competently swim freestyle and backstroke and be able to tread water
  • Possess strong communication, leadership, problem solving and time management skills
  • Be reliable and self-motivated
  • Be able to lift at least 30 pounds and work in the water for four-hour shifts 2-4 times per week
  • Experience as a teacher, caregiver or coach recommended


This is a part-time position offering the opportunity to inspire generations to understand, experience and value the majesty of aquatics with one of the premier environmentally responsible aquatic centers in the Rocky Mountain region delivering exceptional education, service, and travel experiences. Benefits with Denver Divers and the Swim School of Denver include:

  • Fully paid training in swim teaching, CPR, first aid and lifeguarding
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Consistent work schedule
  • In store employee discount opportunities
  • Fun, casual work environment with priority to work/life balance

Additional Opportunities:

For those seeking more hours or envolvement with us, we are also in need of:

  • Deck managers - assisting in getting kids and parents ready for their swim lessons and answering questions during swim hours
  • Adaptive swim instructor - teaching students with adaptive and sensory needs
  • Mermaid instructor - teaching students how to safely swim like a mermaid using specialized equipment
  • Snorkeling instructor - teaching students snorkeling skills using the SSI program
  • SSI Dive Professional Development

If you like working with kids and can swim, we would love to talk to you!  Email your resume along with three (3) references to the Swim training director Emilly Kays:, or just give us a call, 303-399-2877. We look forward to working with you!