Emler Swim School Site Management (Director in Training) in Allen, Texas

Are you a talented leader with a caring heart? If you have managerial experience, love kids and like the water, join Emler's team of directors and managers at our award-winning swim schools. Aquatic experience isn't necessary since we provide training. This is an opportunity to love your job where you will be creating exceptional experiences for customers and employees. We are seeking a leader (Director-In-Training, DIT) for our Allen (Stacy Rd.) location who'll enjoy full and active days, spent working both in and out of the pool, constantly interacting with children, families, and coworkers.

Emler is an industry leader, and our Directors are supported with great benefits. Our recent awards include Top 100 Places to Work, and Best Places to Work in Central Texas! Train alongside experienced Emler Directors. Leadership and management experience is required.


  • You'd thrive in an active role, spending each day both in and out of the pool, fully engaged with customers and coworkers.

  • You have a passion for inspiring and developing strong teams, including those with new, entry-level managers.

  • You'd enjoy fast-track industry training to hone your skills for executing and managing school activities and responsibilities.

  • You're a creative team player who likes to work hard and have fun.

  • You love kids!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Hiring, coaching, leading and inspiring a team of staff - both aquatic and customer service

  • Driving exceptional customer experiences and satisfaction leading by example, working front-line and through team development

  • Performing daily operations (teaching swimming, deck management, engaging customers and converting inquirers into customers, etc)

  • Mastering Emler's teaching curriculum and customer service processes

  • Creating a caring, fun, friendly and effective work environment

  • Creating and managing semester schedules

  • Leading regular team meetings and managing employee engagement

  • Calmly, positively and proactively responding to challenges


  • Undergraduate College degree preferred (5 years of relevant leadership and work experience may be considered)

  • 2-3 years of upper level management experience

  • Proven success in leading, motivating, and empowering a team

  • A genuine love for teaching children

  • Ability to recognize problems and resolve on the spot

  • Excellent customer service skills - it must be natural for you to want to say "yes"!

  • Ability to set goals, create plans and convert plans into action

Benefits of this full-time, salaried position include:

  • Health and dental insurance

  • 401k with employer matching

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation/Personal Leave, Winter Break, Holidays)

  • Employee Referral bonuses

  • Discounted Rates on Pet Insurance (Nationwide)

  • Swim Lesson and Swim Party employee discounts

  • Development, training and company-sponsored events

We teach over 35,000 students a year the life-saving skills they need to stay safe in the water, using a time-tested curriculum that helps every swimmer gain confidence and achieve their goals. Embrace our core values, benefit from opportunities for growth and development, feel the reward of saving lives, and know Emler is committed to creating a work environment to love!

"Swim up? your career ladder with Emler Swim School - a Texas Corporation making waves since 1975, providing "Safety?with a Splash of Love!"

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