Posted: 08 August 2019

Level 2 Swimming Instructor

Swimming Masters
Glasgow and/or East Kilbride
Job Type:
10-15 hours per week
£13 + DOE
Closing date:
30 October 2019
Interview date:
13 August 2019


- To teach one to one lessons for swimmers from 3 years old as well as adults of all ages and abilities to develop confidence in the water, swimming skills and technique.

- Enthusiastic and very positive attitude towards swimming.

- Great communicator.

- The ability to inspire confidence and motivate swimmers.

- Perseverance and great patience.

- The ability to encourage swimmers and put them at ease.

- An understanding how to differentiate for each lesson.

- Ideally the candidate will hold a valid National Reach Rescue Award / Pool Attendant Qualification or National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, although not essential.

- Always professional, punctual and well organised person responsible for the implementation, development and organisation of swimming classes.

- Flexibility to work weekdays and/ evenings.

- Being able to teach in both Glasgow and East Kilbride venues. -

Level 2 Teaching Aquatics.

- At least one year experience.

- Hold an up-to-date Disclosure Scotland Certificate.

- Participate in shadowing our lessons as training.

Main Duties

- To ensure the safety of all swimmers.

- To ensure you deliver a structured lesson that follows our learn to swim programme.

- Ensure safe provision of all equipment and ensure it is used properly.

- Identify participants' abilities and encourage them to reach their full potential.

- Deliver a lesson appropriate to the level of the swimmer.

- Provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques.

- Correct faults in swimming techniques and identify ways to improve performance.

- To be a positive role model, creating a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children and adults to participate in swimming.

- Evaluate and give feedback at the end of every class.

- At the end of each month assess each swimmer's ability and progress and award the appropriate certificate.

- To attend regular meetings with Swimming Masters Executive Officer's.

- To agree to abide by a code of conduct and carry out duties including equal opportunities, safeguarding children and health and safety at work.