Job Summary

To provide swimming lessons to individuals or groups of all ages and abilities by enabling them to develop swimming skills, technique and confidence in the water whilst maintaining the highest level of safety standards and professionalism.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Location:  Ngong 

Salary:      20,000 + Commissions

Main Responsibilities 


  1. Responsible for instructing and coaching all swim lesson participants 
  2. Coaching, and leading a team of coaches, to plan and deliver skills and age appropriate swimming lessons, and thereafter providing periodic evaluations and feedback
  3. Planning pool activities, ensuring safety gears are used and upholding the highest level of pool safety standards
  4. Maintaining a record of report cards, skills sheets and attendance information of participants
  5. 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 

Marketing and Customer Service

  1. To participate in and contribute to a marketing strategy to build the client franchise, and maintain active engagement with current and potential clients
  2. To develop a client portfolio and develop a scheme of work and lesson plans for children and adults of all ages
  3. To present a professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintain high standards of customer service
  4. To attend regular management meetings and contribute to initiatives to grow the business
  5. Any other duties that the Director may see fit, providing that such duties are appropriate to the role

Quality Assurance

  1. Ensuring that water standards meet safety standard requirements and undertake risk assessments
  2. Act immediately and appropriately to secure safety of pool users in the event of an emergency
  3. Inspecting facilities for cleanliness; complete general pool and gym facility cleaning and maintenance duties 

Knowledge, Expertise & Experience

  • All swimming teachers/coaches must have achieved, as a minimum, any of the following qualifications.
  • Diploma/Certificate/Degree in sports management or equivalent
  • Diploma/Certificate/Degree in marketing or business administration (or similar)
  • Certified Swimming Instructor and lifeguard, with a keen understanding of how to differentiate students within a coaching session
  • Knowledge in pool treatment
  • Valid first aid certificate and knowledge of first aid, CPR and skill application knowledge
  • Have good communication skills, personal presentation, time management, and attention to detail, enthusiastic and maintain a positive attitude towards swimming
  • A self-starter and self-motivating individual, with perseverance and patience  
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in relevant fields

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