Help people develop swimming skills and techniques, and to exercise in water.
- teaching or coaching one-to-one or in groups
- planning and delivering sessions
- demonstrating swimming techniques, correcting faults and identifying ways to improve performance
- handing out certificates and badges for successful completion of a level
- making sure safety standards are followed
- checking life-saving equipment is in working order
- organising and supervising assistants and helpers
- doing administrative duties for class bookings and payment
- offering basic first aid.
You’ll also support your swimmers by attending events and competitions.
- Data base user interface and query software: e.g. Online registration software
- Web page creation and editing software: e.g. Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn
- Electronic mail software: e.g. Google Gmail, Microsoft Outlook, Yahoo! Email
- Video creation and editing software: e.g. YouTube
- Office suite software: e.g. Corel Office Suite, LibreOffice, Microsoft Office, OpenOffice.org
- New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
- Throughout the UK
- Weekends & Public Holidays
- Young People & Children
Route to Employment
You can qualify as a swimming teacher by doing Level 1 and Level 2 teaching qualifications awarded by Swim England or the Swimming Teachers' Association (STA). These qualifications will allow you to teach non-swimmers, improvers and people looking to learn advanced swimming skills.
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