Virgin Active

Swim Coach - London

Greater London, England
£20 per hour + excellent benefits
20 Sep 2016
18 Oct 2016
Job Type
Part Time

Fit for Virgin Active……?

Are you passionate about swimming – someone who’s willing to go the extra mile to inspire our members to reach their goals?

We’re looking for a Swim Coach to join our team to motivate and develop our adult swimmers. You’ll have a background in competitive swimming, and be able to coach experienced swimmers for specific events.

Part of one of the UK’s most prestigious group of companies, the luxurious Virgin Active Classic Clubs are the ultimate choice for those who want the very best in lifestyle, service and fitness.

Your job…

  • Ensuring all poolside activities and scheduled swim sessions are promoted effectively and delivered to the highest standard, creating an exceptional experience for our members.
  • Responsible for developing creative and innovative sessions, pushing swimmers to reach set targets for events including triathlons and galas.
  • Providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all of our members within the pool & surrounding areas.
  • Deliver great customer service by providing personal attention and care to all members.
  • Accurately complete records for the function to track attendance and improvements in fitness making sure individual, team and department targets are being consistently met.
  • Work closely with Swim management to meet and exceed set targets and objectives, help achieve commercial success within the department and wider Club team.

What we can’t live without…

To be successful, you’ll need to be flexible, friendly and approachable. You’ll be ready for an exciting challenge and have the ability to connect with our members and get on well with people from all walks of life.

  • ASA Level 2/STA Full Swim Instructor Qualification, alongside knowledge of swimming and legal swim requirements.
  • Strong experience in competitive swimming as well as experience in a customer facing environment.
  • Exceptional communication skills, able to respond appropriately & professionally to everyone you interact with in all manners, including face to face, over the phone & via email correspondence.
  • An up to date first-aid at work qualification is also preferred but not essential.

Your commitment….

This role is part time, working 20 hours per week. Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the business; typical lessons take place after school or in the mornings for pre school, as well as weekends, and sporadic 1-2-1 lessons.