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Private Swimming Instructor Position in Orange County, CA

The Swimming Swan is excited to begin hiring for the upcoming Summer 2022 Season. We’re looking for experienced Swim Instructors to teach both backyard swim lessons and at local community facilities throughout Orange County, CA. 


We service the following areas in Orange County: Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Dana Point, Fullerton, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Lake Forest, Rancho Santa Margarita, Irvine, Newport Beach and Santa Ana.

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Private Swimming Instructor Position in Orange County, California


The Swimming Swan is excited to begin hiring for the upcoming Summer 2022 Season. We’re looking for experienced Swim Instructors to teach both backyard swim lessons and at local community facilities. The Swimming Swan is dedicated to ensuring that we provide the highest quality services to clients in our community, which is why we encourage all our instructors to use their unique skills and experiences in their lessons, as well as provide discounted certification review courses for all of our staff.

Some travel is likely required. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of a background/reference check and drug screening. Pay Rates are based on experience, certifications, and clientele.


New to Aquatics and Interested in getting your WSI?

If You are New to the Aquatics Industry – check out our Red Cross Certification Courses. We have on-going classes so you can learn the skills required to work in the industry.



  1. Must be 18 years of age with a High school diploma or equivalent. 
  2. Current and Valid ARC or equivalent certification including but not limited to: WSI, Lifeguard, CPR,  First Aid, AED 
  3. Minimum of 2 years of swim teaching experience required. 
  4. Ability to pass pre-employment verbal skills and program design tests. 
  5. Flexible schedule required. 
  6. Must have access to reliable transportation.
  7. Strong customer service background preferred. 
    1. 2 to 4 years experience 
    2. Special Needs/Adaptive Aquatic teaching experience preferred.


As a Swan Swim Instructor, your role includes:

  • Completing pre-season training and in-service training during the season when required
    • Virtual and in-person training may be required.
  • Planning, organizing, and leading lessons with respect to the needs or goals of the clientele. 
  • Creating and executing a structured progression program design based on the client’s goals or needs with respect to The Swimming Swan LLC. curriculum.
  • Monitoring pool-related activities closely throughout shifts and identifying any safety/hazard issues. Using good judgment to determine if patrons are safe and properly conducting themselves. 
  • Directs swimmers out of the pool and/or to clear the deck during hazardous conditions. 
  • Monitoring weather reports closely to ensure the safety of clientele.
  • Completes and submits incident reports and documentation forms when applicable. 
  • Provides assistance to clientele when appropriate or necessary. 
  • Completes the “Certificates of Achievement” for all youth swim programs, children 12 and under.
  • Supporting The Swimming Swan LLC. mission statement as well as the goals of the individual clientele or group/team.



Pay Rates depend on Certifications, Experience and Location.

Private Swim Instructor Rates

  • Starts at $28.50 per hour

Private Lifeguard Rates

  • Starts at $26 per hour


  • Gas compensation – $0.58 per mile after the first 15 miles (per trip)
  • Referral bonuses of up to $150
  • Bonuses offered for positive online reviews



Equal Opportunity Employment

The Swimming Swan LLC., is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Earning Doesn't End in the Water

There’s more than one way to gain credit for your hard work.

Earn 5 dollar bonus

Awesome Review

Positive review posted by your client on Social Media

Earn 5 dollar bonus

Submit a Photo!

Send in a photo of you teaching or life guarding, must be in uniform OR your swimmer holding their certificate of achievement!

Earn 15 dollar bonus

Client Referral

New client registration as a result of contractor referral.

Earn 15 dollar bonus

Superb Teaching

"Finders Fee" Client continuing past 15 lessons as a result of a contractor's wonderful teaching

Earn 20 dollar bonus

Contractor Referral

Send a friend who’s certified and gets hired!

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