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Swim Instructor
Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach
3300 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Principal Responsibilities:


Our Swim Instructor's are responsible for providing a safe and fun environment for all children participating in our Lenny Krayzelburg Swim Academy.

Hours are weekday afternoons 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm, Saturdays 9:30am - 2:30 pm and Sundays 9:30am - 2:30pm. At least one weekend day is required plus 1-2 afternoon shifts. Once set, your hours are non-flexible.

We offer consistent long term, part time employment, 10-20 hours per week.


 Teach according to our use of an innovative teaching style called the Swim Right Method?.

 Enforcement of all pool rules and regulations in a polite and courteous manner.

 Provide quick response to emergency situations in the water/pool deck area.

 Ensure the teaching area is safe, clean, and orderly.

 Other duties as assigned by the Aquatics Director and/or Sports Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications:

 High school education or comparable work experience
 Russian Language is a plus but not required
 Previous teaching experience is not necessary
 A swimming background and the ability to connect with children is a MUST
 Valid Lifeguard/CPR PRO/First Aid/AED Certifications are MANDATORY
 Passion for working with and teaching kids of all ages is a MUST
 Excellent customer service skills
 Professional manner, discretion, and appearance
 Positive and enthusiastic attitude towards job, facility, and clientele
 Demonstrate the ability to cooperate and work with others
 Demonstrate consistent integrity, dependability, and responsibility
 Adaptable and flexible under stressful and/or unusual situations
 This position requires you to be in the water for 4-6 hours at a time

Agency Information:

A vibrant not for profit Jewish community center, settlement house and social service agency, the Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach, Inc. provides a full array of cultural, educational, wellness, immigrant and human social services for people of all ages year-round. To learn more about the Shorefront Y, please visit