Swim Instructor Interview Questions

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Audra Kresinske is an educator with over 7 years experience teaching English and employment readiness skills.

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When have you taught swim lessons, or any kind of lesson, before?

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List of 26 Swim Instructor Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    When have you taught swim lessons, or any kind of lesson, before?

  2. 2.

    Are you comfortable teaching lessons to all ages, and ability levels?

  3. 3.

    How do you handle stressful situations?

  4. 4.

    What do you know about our organization?

  5. 5.

    How long have you been swimming?

  6. 6.

    Do you like working with kids?

  7. 7.

    Why are you the best candidate for us?

  8. 8.

    Do you know how to perform CPR/first aid?

  9. 9.

    How would your former employer describe you?

  10. 10.

    If hired, how long do you plan on working here?

  11. 11.

    Why do you want a career as a Swim Instructor?

  12. 12.

    Why should we hire you?

  13. 13.

    As a Swim Instructor, what do you believe is your best asset?

  14. 14.

    Tell me about a few water safety lessons you would teach.

  15. 15.

    When have you worked with children before? What do you enjoy about working with children the most?

  16. 16.

    Tell me about how and when you learned your basic swim skills, and why you are confident in your ability to teach those skills to new swimmers.

  17. 17.

    Tell me about your swimming skills.

  18. 18.

    What is your greatest strength? How does it help you as a Swim Instructor?

  19. 19.

    What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?

  20. 20.

    Do you have experience working with children?

  21. 21.

    How do you deal with unsatisfied parents?

  22. 22.

    Are you a patient person?

  23. 23.

    How do you practice safety on the job?

  24. 24.

    What qualifies you for this job?

  25. 25.

    Tell me about yourself.

  26. 26.

    How would you handle a student that was acting inappropriately?