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Scarborough Swim Club
in Toronto
invites applications for the position of
Swim Instructor

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Job Description

The Scarborough Swim Club (SCAR) is a non-profit, competitive swim club providing professional swim instruction, training and coaching for competitive swimmers of all ages. The operations of the Club are overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors elected annually by the membership and are governed according to the Club’s by-laws. The Club primarily operates in the eastern region of the GTA and has been in operation for over 60 years. Upon our return to training for the 2022-2023 swim season, SCAR is looking to continue growing both our competitive and our learn-to-swim programs.

Our Scarborough Swim Academy’s (SSA) pre-competitive program is for ages 6-12. We are looking for enthusiastic swim instructors looking to join a great team committed to developing young swimmers. Instructors will conduct in-water lessons within the SSA curriculum guidelines and be knowledgeable, caring, and respectful role models for our next generation of swimmers. Instructors must be effective communicators with both participants and parents, and will report daily to Supervisors, as well as our SSA Coordinator. Will you help develop a future Canadian Olympic swimmer?

Required Qualifications

- Standard First Aid with CPR-C certified

- National Lifeguard-Pool certified (or Bronze Cross certified with intent on attaining National Lifeguard)

- Swimming 101 certified an asset

- Prior lifeguarding and instructional experience an asset

- Exceptional verbal communication and teaching skills

- Vulnerable Sector Check required for adults (18+)

** SSA lessons run Monday-Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings. SCAR will provide paid staff training to become familiar with our programs and teaching methods. You will be compensated on an hourly basis at a rate of $19-$23/hour based on qualifications and experience. This position will begin in mid-September 2022 and continue for the 2022-2023 swim season through end of June 2023.

Contact Information

Please send you resume and cover letter by email to Laura Watts, Scarborough Swim Academy Coordinator at