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Brave Waves Swim School
in Paris, ON
invites applications for the position of
Contract Lifesaving & National Lifeguard Instructor

Sunday, June 30, 2024

Job Description

Brave Waves Swim School is seeking highly skilled and experienced contract lifesaving and lifeguard instructors. These courses are usually offered once a season and we are looking for a roster of potential contract instructors to contact on a per course basis. As a contract instructor, you will be responsible for delivering high-quality lifesaving or lifeguard training programs to participants of all ages at one of our locations in Paris, ON (one indoor, one outdoor).


  • Conduct lifesaving or lifeguard training courses according to established Lifesaving Society curriculum and guidelines.
  • Provide engaging and informative instruction on water safety, rescue techniques, first aid, and CPR.
  • Demonstrate proper lifeguarding skills and techniques to participants.
  • Assess participant progress and provide constructive feedback for improvement.
  • Ensure a safe learning environment for all participants during training sessions. Adhere to all safety protocols and procedures at all times.

Required Qualifications


  • Current certification as a Lifesaving or National Lifeguard instructor from the Lifesaving Society required.
  • Prior experience teaching these courses preferred.
  • References from previous aquatic employers preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively teach and demonstrate lifeguarding skills to participants of varying ages and skill levels.
  • Current certification in CPR and First aid.
  • Flexibility to work as needed, dates will be communicated in advance.

Duration: Contract-based

Contact Information

Julia Surette
Brave Waves Swim School
Co-Founder + Director of Sales
1070 Rest Acres Road
Paris, Ontario

If you are passionate about water safety and have the necessary qualifications to excel in this role, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to We look forward to hearing from you!