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Join our Pod!


La Petite Baleen is a family run swim school that started in the backyard pool of co-owners, John Kolbisen and Irene Madrid.  If you love children, enjoy working as part of a team, and are motivated by learning as well as teaching, then we would be happy to meet you and welcome you to our Pod.  La Petite Baleen provides many different levels of employment opportunites from part-time to full-time and offers benefits as well as room to grow.  Ranked 3rd for best employer 2018 by Localwise, we're always looking to grow our teams and add to our wonderful staff for any of our four Bay Area locations.

Benefits include:

  • Full medical benefits (30+ hours a week)
  • Vacation and sick pay
  • Free swim lessons or at a reduced rate based on hours worked
  • Company parties
  • Employee recognition programs
  • Growth opportunities
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