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Swimming Teacher - Southwest London (Wimbledon)

Blue Wave Swim School
Southwest London (Wimbledon)
Based on qualifications and experience but could be between £20.00 p/h to £40 p/h
Closing date
6 Jan 2024

Swimming Teacher - Southwest London (Wimbledon)

Who are we:

Blue Wave Swim School has been running since 2010 and serves local families based in Southwest London who are very interested in their kids to learn swimming with good technique. We use Wimbledon College's pool in SW19 as our primary pool.

We only run our lessons at commercial swimming pools in schools and leisure centres.

Who are we looking for:

We are looking for a swim teacher who is able to teach private and semi-private swim lessons to pre-schoolers and school aged children. 

Being able to teach adults and/or children with special needs, especially children on the Autism spectrum is a big bonus but not necessary. 


1) The minimum requirement is to have a swim teaching qualification like The STA Award in Teaching Swimming or level 1 Swim England Swimming Teaching qualification. Having STA Level 2 Certificate in Swimming Teaching or Swim England level 2 is desirable but not necessary.

If you are a qualified swim teacher/coach from another country with a valid qualification, we encourage you to apply. 

2) Having a STA's Water safety Certificate or National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (NRASTC) is a plus but,not necessary.


Qualified teachers with previous teaching experience is preffered however, if you are a newly qualified teacher or just started teaching, please do apply. There are plenty of opportunities to be mentored by our more experienced teachers when working for us to get more confident with your teaching and communication skills. 

Requirements of the role:

This role requires teaching on Saturday (mainly in afternoons) during school term time. There are no shifts currently for weekdays so, only apply if you can teach on Saturdays, please.

Being available and willing to teach intensive courses during school holidays (half-term breaks and Easter and Summer) is a big bonus but, not necessary.

Who should apply:

This is a part-time post and suitable for those who are interested in teaching on Saturdays and/or school holidays from January 2024 onwards. 

This role is part-time role and could be ideal for

i) swim teachers who are already teaching elsewhere and would like to build up more hours 

ii) people who have another job but like to keep teaching swimming. it could be a good opportunity for people already in the education sector; PE teachers, nursery teachers or Teaching Assistants (TA) to gain more swimming teaching experience and be paid for it..

iii) College or university students who are interested in a well-paid and meaningful Saturday work.

When it starts:

Teaching can start from January 2024 and hours can be offered on Saturday afternoons during school term time in Wimbledon straight away.

Opportunity to teach in the mornings over school February and June half-term breaks, Easter, and summer holidays in 2024. 

Other opportunities

If you are happy and have experience with teaching children and teens who are on the Autism spectrum, other hours could be offered at other locations in Southwest London in 2024. 

Swim teachers can also join our admin team and take a part-time admin role to help with routine admin work.

We also sponsor our teachers to gain more qualifications. 

Please only apply if you are a serious candidate


Based on qualifications and experience but could be between £20.00 p/h to £40 p/h


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