Swimming Teacher

Location Orpington
Discipline: Leisure
Job type: Part Time
Salary: £16.50 p.h.
Contact name: Sophie Adams

Job ref: 009842
Published: 20 days ago

Position: Swimming Teacher Level 2


Location: Darrick Wood


Salary: £16.50 per hour (Level 2 Qualified)


Job Type: 6 hours Fixed Term (until end of December 2024)

Hours:  8.00am – 14.30pm


Key duties

  • To ensure an enjoyable and efficient delivery of the ‘Learn to Swim’ Programme (L2S), teaching to a wide range of ages and abilities and encourage them to maintain participation and progression through effective planning, organisation and coaching

  • To have a clear understanding of the L2S programme, expected standards required and deliver sessions based on consistency and quality

  • To ensure that participants achieve all the outcomes at each individual stage, regularly assess each participants ability and development and trigger movements of all participants who are ready to progress up

  • To sign-out ipod before commencing swimming session and sign-in ipod at the end of the swimming session

  • To constantly update, manage and complete the registers, if necessary highlighting any issues or concerns to reception i.e. direct debit payments, participant attended but not on register etc

  • To take reasonable care of any equipment issued by Mytime Active (MTA), ensure it is used correctly, operated within health and safety guidelines and report any faults or maintenance issues to reception

  • To ensure all customer/parent/guardian(s) who have queries or wish to make a complaint are directed to reception

  • To proactively contribute to future L2S developments or improvements, feedback to swimming coordinator, via reception if necessary, on any concerns or changes that affect the L2S programme

  • To be responsible for, and promote through L2S programme, the good conduct and safe use by all participants whilst they are on the pool surround and in the water. This will also include rules that may be indicated within the pool normal operating procedures

  • To take reasonable care of your personal, other employees and participants  health and safety and cooperate with management so far as necessary to enable compliance with MTA’s health and safety rules and legislative requirements

  • To be aware of and abide to all MTA policies and procedures

  • Demonstrate and promote commitment to MTA’s values and objectives

  • To follow and promote MTA’s Safeguarding policies and procedures and report any child protection matters to the designated safeguarding lead

  • To attend MTA workforce development sessions, on occasion out-side your normal hours of work to ensure your health and safety, safeguarding and your continuous personal development

  • To adhere and take part in any workforce development requirements, team meetings, performance reviews or other meetings, on occasions out-side your normal working hours, which is consistent with current and future business needs and which meets any relevant legislative standards

  • To carry out, as may be required, any other duties, including administrative duties, commensurate with the responsibility of the post, as directed by the Swimming Coordinator.


As a Swimming Instructor, you will need to demonstrate significant work experience within the swimming pool environment and hold an ASA or Swim England Level 2 Swimming Teacher qualification.


You will ideally hold a NRASTC or NPLQ qualification or be willing to undertake the qualification.  Other qualifications such as Adult and Baby, Stage 8-10 or other aquatic disciplines would be very desirable.


Please note that the swimming term is 50 weeks a year.



In return you get to work for a great company with like-minded people with a competitive salary and benefits package including:

*        Free access to Mytime Leisure & Golf for you and one other.

*        29 days annual leave (including bank holidays). Additional leave with length of service.

*        Holiday purchase scheme.

*        25% off food and beverage and free hot drinks.

*        NEST pension.

*       Early Pay- withdraw a part of your salary in advance of the pay day.

*       New Employee Referral Bonus

*        Exceptional achievement award scheme.

*        Employee Benefits Platform & salary sacrifice schemes.

*        Health and Wellbeing Benefits including Health Assessments and checks.


About us:

We are an independent social enterprise on a mission to improve wellbeing through our range of accessible services. These include golf, swimming, gyms, bowling, social and health programmes at 20 locations across Bromley, the Midlands and Hampshire. We reinvest our profits into the long-term wellbeing of our local communities, and to date we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people to live a happier and healthier lifestyle.


*All offers of employment are conditional upon you signing the contract of employment and:

*    Satisfactory health clearance;

*    Two satisfactory references;

*    Proof of attainment of qualifications;

*    Evidence of your right to work in the United Kingdom; and

** Satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check if needed for the role*

Mytime Active applies its Equal Opportunities Policy at all stages of recruitment and selection. 


Mytime Active reserve the right to remove the advert for this role as required.