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Scarborough Swim Club
in Scarborough
invites applications for the position of
Swim Academy Supervisor

Friday, September 13, 2019

Job Description

The Scarborough Swim Club is a not-for-profit swim club associated with both Swim Ontario and Swimming Canada and provides professional swim instruction, training and coaching for competitive swimmers of all ages. The Club primarily operates in the eastern region of the GTA and has been in operation for over 60 years. This past season, the Club had over 120 competitive swimmers and a rapidly growing Swim Academy program of 200 swimmers. Our Club operates at the world-class facility the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, as well as RH King Academy Pool and Wilfred Laurier Collegiate Pool - all located in Scarborough.

The Swim Academy is SCAR’s pre-competitive program for ages 6-12. We are looking for Swim Instructor Supervisors looking to join a great team of developing young swimmers. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with supervision experience, or looking to gain supervision experience. The Swim Supervisor will be responsible for swim instructors and ensuring lessons operate smoothly. This includes signing off on instructor hours each day (payroll), as well as ensuring lessons are conducted within the Swim Academy curriculum guidelines. Supervisors will communicate on a regular basis with Instructors, Club Staff, Parents, and Swimmers.

Required Qualifications

  • 16 years of age or older (required for National Lifeguard certification)
  • National Lifeguard certified
  • Standard First Aid & CPR Level C certified
  • Prior lifeguarding and instructional experience required
  • Exceptional communication skills (staff, parents, swimmers)

Shifts are 2 or 4 nights per week for 2 1/2 hours per night from Monday to Thursday.  Lessons run from September 2019 to the end of June 2020. Successful candidates will attend all staff training as well as any required certification courses prior to the program start date in September 2019. Training costs are covered by the Club.

Swim Supervisors are compensated hourly. Wages vary between $18-20/hour based on qualifications and experience.

Contact Information

Please submit your cover letter and resume to our Club Administrator at

We thank all applicants for your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.