Full Time

Lead Swim Instructor

Jewish Educational Alliance 5111 Abercorn St., Savannah GA

Are you a dedicated team player? Do you love a good challenge? Are you committed to serving your community and providing a life skill to children and adults in Savannah? If so, WE WANT YOU! Come join our loyal staff of aquatics professionals at the JEA in Savannah. We’re looking for community-minded individuals who possess the skills necessary to encourage and empower adults and children to be strong and confident swimmers.


  • Assist Swim Lesson Coordinator with in-service training
  • Assist other instructors when needed
  • Contact clients when necessary for scheduling
  • Sub swim lessons as instructor need coverage

Other duties fall in line with regular swim instructor duties:

Provide swimming lessons (private, semi-private or group) to all ages and abilities.


  • Provide swim instruction to assigned clients
  • Responsible for the safety of the participants in their own class
  • Work hours as scheduled which includes beginning and ending class on time; remaining after class to answer participant and/or parent questions as needed, and clean up supplies
  • Instructs and evaluates students participating in swim lessons
  • Attends mandatory meetings and training sessions as scheduled
  • Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of an emergency
  • Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service
  • All other duties as assigned and appropriate


  • Knowledge of and the ability to demonstrate skills in swim lesson instruction
  • Ability to demonstrate skills as required for class content and use teaching aids such as kickboards, diving rings, fins, etc.
  • Ability to work independently and possess energy and enthusiasm
  • Commit to 25 to 35 hours minimum per week
  • 2+ years minimum experience teaching swim lessons
  • Ability to positively interact with the general public

Preferred Certifications (will train the right candidate)

  • We offer StarFish Certification & Training
  • Current ARC Red Cross Water Safety Instructor or equivalent
  • Current Lifeguarding and First Aid, CPR and AED

Qualifications: 3-5 years of experience.