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Newly Qualified / Support Swimming Teacher – Midlothian

Stepping Stones
£14.00p/h - £15.50/h
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Newly Qualified Swimming Teacher – Midlothian     

Stepping Stones is a leading private learn-to-swim provider in Scotland, known for delivering high-quality, low-ratio swimming lessons for children in small groups of up to 6 children. To support our growing team, we are looking for Newly Qualified Teachers who are eager to embark on an exciting career in swimming instruction. 

Enjoy full employee status: 

Unlike many similar companies, roles with Stepping Stones are employed positions, offering various benefits such as no requirement for self-assessment, allocated holiday allowance, and all payroll matters handled directly by Stepping Stones.

Role Overview: As a Newly Qualified Teacher at Stepping Stones, you will be immersed in a supportive environment, allowing you opportunities to shadow experienced instructors and gain hands-on experience and build your confidence as a swimming instructor. You will play a crucial role in the delivery and progression of swimmers within our swim programme, catering to children typically aged between 3yrs – 11yrs. This position offers a unique opportunity to build a strong foundation in swim instruction while making a positive impact on children's learning and development.


  • National Governing Body Swimming Teacher Certificate (Essential) SSTQ | UKCC | STA | ASA
  • Passion for learning and professional development
  • Desirable NRASTC or NPLQ qualification but not essential 

Main Duties:

  • Participate in a comprehensive mentoring and shadowing program to build teaching skills and confidence
  • Assist in the safe delivery of swimming lessons following the Stepping Stones weekly framework
  • Support the progression and development of each swimmer through the Stepping Stones framework
  • Engage with the assessment of swimmers for the awards program twice per year
  • Provide feedback to the Stepping Stones office as required

Personal Qualities: We seek individuals who are fun, friendly, and passionate about making a difference in children's lives. As a Newly Qualified Teacher, you should be open to learning, adaptable, and possess a gentle, caring approach to meet the individual needs of each swimmer. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring a fun, engaging, and supportive learning environment for our swimmers.



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