Swimming Teacher - ASA Level 2

St. Helen's Swim School
Job Type:
Working Hours:
Part time
£21.27 per hour
Closing Date:
21st July 2017
Job Reference

St Helen's Swim School in Northwood are looking for a swimming teacher to teach swimming lessons (Swim England Learn to Swim Programme) at our thriving swim after school/weekend swim school.

Main Objective

To provide a high level of teaching to all pupils and guests following the Swim England-endorsed teaching plan/scheme. Teachers should aim to provide a progressive swimming programme and provide constant challenge to the individual or group, while enforcing pool rules by safeguarding all users of the swimming pool.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out appropriate teaching sessions to the specific ability of the group or individual in a responsible manner.
  • Follow the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme at all times, unless instructed by the club manager.
  • Assess all groups throughout the term/course according to the criteria in the ASA handbook.
  • Insure all swimmers receive appropriate encouragement throughout each lesson. Give praise when deserved and award with an appropriate badge and certificate at the end of each course.
  • Always plan sessions appropriately for each group or individual to prevent learner saturation and boredom by setting achievable goals and finishing every session with a contrast activity.
  • Promote a customer-focused environment, generating excellent public relations and customer care.
  • Implement the highest standards and represent the Centre/Swim School in an appropriate manner at all times with courtesy and regard for others.
  • Have due regard for the security of equipment and activity areas and to ensure any maintenance issues are reported or logged and procedures followed.
  • Assist, when requested by members of the school staff, in teaching activities or other duties, which do not conflict with or impair upon your ability to undertake your normal duties.
  • Have an understanding of the Normal Operating Procedures, Emergency Action Plans, and the Health and Safety Policy in order to provide a safe environment for all.
  • Ensure all relevant qualifications are kept up to date, and undertake any training required by the manager or the Swim England such as continuing professional development (CPD).
  • Undertake other appropriate tasks as requested by the Sports Complex Manager.
  • Return pool equipment used during teaching ensuring cleanliness, presentation and health and safety are at the highest standard possible.

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01923 843232