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Job: Swimming Teacher (L2) Taunton School

Job reference: 000170
Closing date: 22/05/2022
Salary: £20 per hour
Department: Sports
Hours per week: Not specified
Start Date: Not specified

Taunton School Sports Centre requires Swimming Teachers to join their Swim School team as soon as possible to deliver a range of group and 1:1 lessons for children and adults during one or more of the following shift times:
  • Mon 17.15-18.45
  • Tue 06.45-18.45
  • Wed 16.45-18.45
  • Thu 06.45-18.45
  • Fri 17.15-18.45
  • Sat 08.15-12.15
  • Sun 08.15-12.45

There may also be the opportunity of working additional hours covering Junior School lessons on weekday mornings and afternoons. The Sports Centre operates for both school and external customers and is open 7 days a week. Lifeguarding hours are also available if qualified. 

What you will do
  • You will teach swimming lessons to the Swim England (ASA) framework, whilst promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons. 
  • You will  plan and deliver lessons ensuring adherence to the scheme of work and lesson plans
  • Ensure safe provision of all equipment and ensure it is used correctly
  • Identify participants abilities and encourage them to reach their full potential
  • Plan and deliver sessions appropriate to the level of swimmer
  • Provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques
  • Correct faults in swimming techniques and identify ways to improve performance
  • Evaluate sessions and give feedbackWhat we need from you

To be a Swim Teacher you must hold a Swim England (ASA) Level 2 or above swimming qualification and have experience of teaching pre-school children and school age children. 

If you do not hold this qualification but have a keen interest in being trained and becoming one of our Swim Teachers, we will provide you with Level 1 and Level 2 training (via a training agreement).  During this training period you can undertake a role as a Water helper and/or a Lifeguard.

  • Level 2: £20 per hour
  • Level 1: £12 per hour
  • Lifeguard £10.00 per hour               
  • Water helper: NMW/NLW
More information

​​​​​​​For more information about working at Taunton School, and to view the detailed job description and person specification for this role, please visit tauntonschool.co.uk/about/job-vacancies/.  To apply, please click on 'apply for job' on the job page and complete the application form and upload a covering letter as part of your application.

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