Posted: 03 August 2021

Lead Teacher - Livingston Dolphins

Livingston Dolphins
West Lothian
Job Type:
Competitive (Dependent on Experience)
Closing date:
30 September 2021

Livingston and District Dolphins are currently looking for a Lead Teacher to run the learn-to-swim programme. 

The Livingston and District Dolphins Swim School delivers lessons to swimmers aged 3 and over. We run from 11.00-3.00 on a Saturday in Livingston. 

Hours: 4 hours per week on poolside, average 1/2 hours admin per week with more towards the start of each block. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Lead and support teaching team in delivering safe and engaging lessons 

  • Assist class teachers in delivering lessons 

  • Assist class teachers in monitoring swimmer progress and moving swimmers up to the next class level once they have completed all criteria 

  • Communication via email with parents/guardians and club committee 

  • Organize class lists, a scheme of work for teachers to work from and teacher/pool aide rota 

  • Arrange trials for prospective swimmers 

  • Organize progress reports for swimmers at the end of each block 


  • SSTQ/Level 2 

  • PVG 

  • Previous experience in delivering a learn to swim programme 

  • Lifeguarding qualification preferred 

  • Enthusiastic 

  • Strong communication skills 

  • Able to fulfil a leadership role 

Those interested are advised to contact Head of Swimming Graeme Torrance for more information via email or on mobile at 07923 838484.

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