16 Oct 2023

Full Time Lead Swim Instructor (Full-time)

HealthFitness – Tamara Langhorne – Posted by HealthFitness Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Lead Swim Instructor – Cambridge, MA

Onsite & full-time, 30-40 hours per week

Harvard Recreation, managed by HealthFitness, is looking for an experienced Lead Swim Instructor to join the Aquatics Team in Cambridge, MA. In this role, you will be providing effective and safe swim instruction to adults & children participating in private or small group lessons. Our swim instructors design lesson plans that are individualized to meet the participants’ interests, abilities, and goals. Outside of lessons & classes, you’ll assist with administrative tasks related to the swim instruction program and provide general leadership to the part-time teaching staff. Other duties as needed/assigned. Varied Monday-Friday schedule approx. 9AM-5PM or 11AM-7PM.

What you’ll need to have:

  • Must be at least 18 years old & possess 5+ years of swim lesson teaching experience.
  • Adult & Child CPR/AED/First Aid certification from American Heart Association, American Red Cross or American Safety & Health Institute required.
  • WSI Certification required within 6 months of hire.
  • Proficiency in all swim strokes and experience teaching all age groups and levels.
  • Be dependable, alert, and able to communicate and interact with people of all ages in a positive and effective manner.
  • Exhibit patience and have quality interpersonal skills.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and energetic with the ability to self-motivate and motivate others.



HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, is a proven leader in providing fitness solutions that engage and connect people both on-site and online, to create a strong community of health. Our work focuses on creating meaningful connections with each of our participants to help them move forward. We foster each individual’s journey by creating communities of health within the organizations we serve – so that everyone is supported. As an employee of HealthFitness you will enjoy a variety of health and financial benefits and receive competitive pay. We provide personal and professional support, training and development and flexible employment opportunities.

Our comprehensive benefit package includes Medical/Dental/Vision plans including HSA, PPO and FSA options, retirement/401(k) including employer matching program, fitness and wellness programs incentivized with medical plan discounts, certification reimbursement program, tuition reimbursement, paid new parent leave, paid Holidays and PTO (starting at 3 weeks for full-time associates), volunteer paid time off and much more.

You may be eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits for this role, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 800-636-3304 or jobs@hfit.com for assistance.


HealthFitness is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our people and our business.  EOE/AA. Race/Color/Gender/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veteran

How to Apply

Apply on our website- Lead Swim Instructor (Full-time) - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Health Fitness Corporation (silkroad.com)

Job Categories: Swim Lesson Instructor. Job Types: Full Time. Job Tags: #Aquatics, admin, harvard, lessons, team, and wsi. Salaries: Hourly.

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