Kings Camps
graduate job
Expires9 days

Swimming Coach / Teacher - Summer Vacancy

Job description

As part of the Kings Camps team, the Swimming Coach is responsible for the planning, preparation and delivery of all swimming sessions for groups of children aged between 5 and 17 years old. Swimming Coaches are responsible for imparting swimming skills and knowledge to a group of up to 20 children (ratios vary dependent on child ages), whilst also acting as the qualified lifeguard on poolside.

Reporting to the Site Manager, the Swimming Coach is responsible for planning and delivering programmed swimming activities as part of a wider multi activity programme, providing high energy, fun and inclusive swimming sessions that ensure every child is engaged and makes progress, regardless of their ability.

Child safety is our number one priority, so swim coaches need to ensure that the welfare of children is paramount at all times, ensuring all individuals follow the Kings Camps’ swimming policy, as well as the venue’s normal operating procedure and emergency action plan, applying them comprehensively.

We’ve lots of session time available (swimming is one of the most popular activities), and there is also opportunity to be involved in multi-sports coaching between swim classes (meaning you can stay on site and get paid) and with the opportunity for regular work each school holiday.

What we are looking for

  • A passion for sports
  • Great leadership and organisational skills
  • A vibrant, fun and confident personality
  • A team player with a willingness to adapt
  • Experience of working with children aged 5-17 in a swimming coaching/teaching setting


  • A full STA level-two Swimming Teachers Certificate or ASA level-two Certificate for Teaching Swimming (previously ASA full teachers)
  • A valid NPLQ, or National Rescue Award for Teachers’ lifeguard qualification

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

Number of vacancies
St Albans
Competitive salary

How to apply

Please send your CV to us and we will be in touch within 48 hours.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 25 July 2019

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Closing date:  31 July 2019

Expires9 days

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