Flying Fish Arizona Swim Team

FAST is looking for the following positions. We would love for anyone to consider working with FAST!



Swim Lesson Instructor

Job Description

The FAST Swim Lesson program is a fun, engaging, and effective learn-to-swim program. Our swim lesson program is designed for children 3-12 years of age with a range of swimming abilities from those with no experience to those preparing to begin competitive swim team. Our lessons are 30 minutes in length and have an instructor to student ratio of 1:4 to 1:8 depending on ability and skill level.

As an instructor you will focus on teaching water safety and the foundations of swimming including floating, breathing, body awareness, and comfortability in the water. You will also teach the four competitive swimming strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.

FAST swim lesson instructors must be engaging and exemplify high integrity and high energy during all lessons. Our swim lesson instructors must be able to connect with children to ensure a fun and positive experience. Instructors will be in the water with students at all levels.

Job Requirements

  • Previous swimming experience at the club or high school level
  • Solid knowledge of all four swimming strokes
  • Previous experience working with young children, and comfortability with children who have little to no experience in the water
  • Red Cross Lifeguard Certification (or equivalent) (or willing to achieve)
  • Means of transportation that will allow for dependability

Job Details

  • This position requires availability Monday-Friday from 3:45-6:15 p.m., with more work opportunities during the summer months (June/July)
  • $18-$20/hour – dependent on experience
  • Bonus pay packages available
  • Training upon hiring
  • Work begins as soon as February

Job Location:

  • Oro Valley Community and Recreation Center Please email resume.


If interested, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Or click here to apply online.