Manager in Training - Fun Swim School!

Bear Paddle Swim School - Bloomingdale, IL3.5



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The Swim School industry is an emerging market with unlimited growth potential and Bear Paddle Swim School is actively shaping the swimming experience for thousands of families every day. Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind opportunity!

Bear Paddle Swim School provides the best in swim lessons! Our mission is simple; save lives by teaching children how to swim. Help ensure kids are prepared for swimming in water parks, backyard pools, rivers, ponds, and lakes while earning a paycheck and having a great time!

The management team is responsible for ensuring the Swim School meets all financial goals while providing the highest quality swim lessons, customer service, and facility standards. The management team has working knowledge of all swim school administrative and facility operations. Responsible for organizing and coordinating procedures with the Swim School Manager to ensure operational effectiveness and efficiency.



  • Office Administration
  • Pump Room & Mechanics
  • Swim School Curriculum
  • Human Resource Management
  • Financial & Reporting Management


  • Budgeting, planning management
  • Build and maintain relationships
  • Data analyzing, problem identification, and resolution
  • Generate clear, concise reports indicating key issues to management and department heads
  • Excellent interpersonal
  • Team building
  • Analytical and problem solving
  • Decision making
  • High level of accuracy
  • Detail-oriented
  • Customer service
  • Organization
  • Verbal, listening, and effective communication
  • Computer skills including Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Calendar
  • Time management
  • Multi-tasking

Personal Attributes

  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics
  • Positive attitude at all times
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Kind and courteous


  • A minimum of two years of swim teaching experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise a staff of at least 5 people
  • Demonstrated ability to share skills and knowledge with others
  • Proven ability to cope with conflict, stress, and difficult situations
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Effective problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out department management's policies and expectations

Working Conditions & Schedule Requirements

  • 43-45 hours per week
  • Evening and weekend availability
  • Sunday - Thursday schedule or Tuesday - Saturday schedule
  • 6 day work weeks when needed
  • Lunch breaks coordinated with fellow managers and may vary depending on schedule
  • 10-15 hours teaching swim lessons
  • 10-15 hours of customer service at the front desk
  • 10-15 hours of customer service on the pool deck

Perks of working at Bear Paddle include:

  • Pay scale based on experience
  • Paid time off
  • Health Insurance
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Family discounts for swim lessons
  • Indoor saltwater 90 degree pools
  • Closed on major holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Frequent team building events and outings
  • Biannual evaluations with competitive performance based pay structure


To move forward with the application process, an online form must be submitted at

Job Type: Full-time