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Disability and Learn to Swim Coach/Teacher - ASA Level 2

Saxon Crown (Lewisham) Swimming Club
Job Type:
Working Hours:
Part time
Closing Date:
17th January 2019
Job Reference
Saxon Crown (Lewisham) Swimming Club

Saxon Crown (Lewisham) Swimming Club in London is looking for a coach with a passion for teaching swimming, especially to swimmers with disabilities.

Saxon Crown (Lewisham) SC is Lewisham borough’s only competitive swimming Club. Based in Lewisham, South East London, we have nearly 500 members encompassing all ages and abilities, including learn to swim, development, county, regional, Masters and a large and successful Disability squad. We are SwimMark accredited. We are a growing and increasingly successful Club and are looking for new coaches to join us to contribute to the Club’s continuing development. Part-time roles are available to support disability, Club and Learn to Swim. We are looking for a minimum of 3-5 hours commitment a week (with more available).

Applicants will be well-organised, enthusiastic, self-motivated and have passion for developing swimmers regardless of their ability. Previous experience of teaching or coaching swimmers with disabilities is desired but not essential. This would be an excellent opportunity for someone looking for part-time work to fit around studies or other commitments.

The specific criteria for all services are:

  • Must hold a minimum UKCC Coaching or Teaching Level 2 qualification
  • Knowledge and experience of swimming and its competition structure
  • Experience or interest in coaching or teaching swimmers with disabilities and commitment to their welfare and development
  • Understanding of swimming specific LTAD.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with swimmers and, parents to continually encourage individuals towards the next level of swimming or club development.

Working Arrangements for all services:

  • Will involve evening and weekend hours – hours to be agreed to suit but for continuity for swimmers we would need a regular commitment at the same times each week. We are particularly looking for availability on Wednesday evening at Downham
  • Services are likely to be provided at various pools in Lewisham that the Club uses, including pools in Lewisham, Deptford, Sydenham, Downham and Forest Hill
  • Coaching will be provided on a services basis, with the expectation that coaches will be self-employed.

How to apply

For a discussion about the opportunity, and for an information pack and application form, please contact Gareth Keating, our head coach, via the email address below.

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