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British Swim School Senior Instructor and Aquatics Lead in Auburn, Massachusetts

Senior Instructor and Aquatics Lead

Part Time • Worcester


  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible schedule

  • Opportunity for advancement

The Sr. Instructor/Aquatics lead at British Swim School of Worcester will gain fulfillment through leading our mission “To ensure that every person, regardless of age or ability, has the opportunity to become a safe and happy swimmer.” In this position, you will be responsible for supervising, training, coaching, developing and retaining a dynamic swim instructor team, as well as, teach/cover whenever needed. This will result in the retention, success, and positive customer experience for our students and families in the British Swim School Aquatics Program. Results are achieved through analysis, strategic planning, execution and leadership, promoting a fun and gentle approach to student engagement and progression. Maintaining a high level of brand standards across the program is essential for success.

A passion and love of the water and working with children is a must!

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

● Enthusiastic, assertive personality with strong relationship and customer service skills

● Effective and influential team leadership in a fun environment built on trust

● Written and oral communication skills

● Strong aquatics acumen with collaboration skills

● Disciplined to follow and enforce schedules, company policies and enforce safety procedures based on Franchise expectations

● Ability to lead, supervise, train and coach associates, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments

● Critical thinking, problem solving, analysis and strategic planning

● Able to demonstrate and/or have knowledge of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly swim strokes

● Computer literacy skills - ability to learn how to operate and navigate software including email, training, class management, and scheduling platforms

● Growth mindset

Roles and Responsibilities

● Reports to and communicates directly with the Franchise Business Owner

● Hire, supervise, support, train, coach, develop and retain a dynamic team of swim instructors

● Identify areas of opportunity, develop and execute action plans to address challenges and improve results in customer retention, revenue and expense containment through aquatics employees

● Conduct training, reviews, recognition and individual development of aquatics staff

● Manage underperforming aquatics associates utilizing personal improvement plans, coaching and disciplinary tools to improve or terminate unsatisfactory performance with consultation of Franchise Business Owner and Human Resources Manager where applicable

● Manage staff schedule of aquatics team including time off requests

● Conduct classes when needed

● Communicate with customers and resolve any issues in a timely manner

● Communicate with children in an effective and appropriate manner

● Communicate with caretakers of children on deck - updating them on the swimming progress of their children, answering their questions, listening to and addressing their concerns

● Regular and frequent site visits

● Ensure classes and training adhere to current company brand standards

● Ensure pool locations have proper inventory of supplies for lessons

● Ensure that all water and safety standards are maintained at the pools

● Ensure strong execution of all programs including Barracudas program where applicable

● Attending appropriate ongoing training locally and with corporate

● Other responsibilities as assigned by the Franchise Business Owner


● Bachelor’s Degree or relevant experience

● American Red Cross Lifeguard or equivalent

● CPR/First Aid Instructor Certification

● Successful completion of aquatics leadership training through British Swim School Corporate

Compensation: $23.00 - $25.00 per hour

Working at British Swim School is more than just a job; it’s a chance to create a lasting impact that could change a child's life.

As part of the British Swim School Team, you play a role in your local community, empowering others and sharing your passion. It’s a chance to be part of a fun-loving team of dedicated people who are committed to promoting water safety and a lifelong love of the water.

While we teach swimming to people of all ages and abilities, most of our students are preschool and elementary-aged kids. Our instructors should like working with this age group and be good at making parents feel comfortable. It's helpful if you have experience with children or in a child-focused job, but it's not required if you can show the right attitude. The job comes with specialized training in our advanced and unique British Swim School approach.

We also have exciting opportunities with our Customer Service Team, even if you're not in the pool. These are the people committed to providing the best service in the industry. In these roles, you might talk to parents on the phone or by the pool. Wherever you are, the aim is to make everyone feel like part of the British Swim School Family as we focus on ensuring the “Survival of the Littlest.”

Each franchise location is independently owned and operated by a franchisee (franchise owner). Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. All inquiries about employment at this franchisee should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to British Swim School Corporate.