Physical education / swimming teacher

Job Summary

To plan and deliver lessons ensuring adherence to the scheme of work and lesson plans

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

·         To 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

·         Make sure safety standards are followed in sessions and undertake risk assessments

·         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

·         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

·         Set ground rules for each session

·         Evaluate sessions and give feedback

·         Regularly assess each participant’s ability and progress and arrange for the award of the appropriate certificates

·         To constantly update, manage and complete your registers

·          First Aid trained

·         Knowledge of swimming strokes and teaching levels

·         Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills

·         TSC registration.

·         Official certification, as well as experience of teaching / coaching the following sports: Football Games, Gymnastics For Physical Fitness, and Athletics, is highly desirable.

·         Ensure that the water standards meet safety standard requirements.

·         Ability to interact with children starting from the toddler group to secondary level, teachers and parents.

·         Should be a team player.


Qualifications, Experience and Competencies required:

·         Qualification in sports management or related field.

·         YMCA swimming coach and lifeguard certificate or equivalent.

·         Knowledge in pool treatment an added advantage.

·         Valid first aid certificate and advanced first aid knowledge.

·         Computer literate.

·         Minimum 4 years’ experience as a swimming coach in a school.


Interested persons should email their applications together with:

·         Copies of all academic qualifications(transcripts and certificates);

·         Their detailed CV’s and their contact mobile telephone numbers;

·         3 work references and or/academic references

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