Posted: 18 June 2019

Swimming Masters - Level 2 Swimming Instructor

Swimming Masters
Glasgow and East Kilbride
Job Type:
20-25 hours per week
£13-£16 per hour
Closing date:
31 July 2019

Role & Person Spec:

  • 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

Applications in writing outining qualfications and experience to:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 July 2019.