Swim Teachers - Chiswick

Chiswick, London
02 Dec 2021
30 Dec 2021
Full Time

Swim Teachers - Chiswick

Lampton Leisure is a new company setup to manage and operate the leisure services for Hounslow Council across the borough in Brentford, Chiswick, Hanworth, Heston, Isleworth & Osterley. Our leisure centres boast a full range of facilities including fitness studios, health suites, swimming pools, indoor & outdoor courts, pitches, tracks and café facilities. It is our mission to provide inclusive and safe environments where we deliver supportive and professional services for all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Join the team and help make a difference to the local communities in Hounslow!

Job Description:

Job Purpose:

  • To develop, organise and deliver safe, enjoyable, high-quality swim lessons, whilst supervising and mentoring Assistant Swimming Teachers where appropriate.

Hygiene and Safety:

  • Champion in role and take personal responsibility for all hygiene, health and safety policies and procedures
  • .Carry out testing and /or other hygiene, health and safety checks as directed, passing results immediately to the appropriate person and escalating potential issues promptly
  • Safely support managing customer flow and expectation of waiting times and attendance across the pool area and lessons
  • Undertake all day-to-day cleaning and maintenance of the relevant equipment and fittings, to the highest possible standards, bringing to attention any faults or major repairs to the relevant team
  • Proactively manage staff and customer behaviour during the use of facilities to ensure highest possible levels of safety and enjoyment

Other Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • .Undertake sessions according to the programme timetable, ensuring classes commence and finish at the designated times
  • Ensure the efficient and effective operation of sessions, responsible for equipment set-up, take-down and security, where appropriate
  • Supervise and mentor ASA/Swim England Level 1 Assistant Swimming Teachers as required
  • Carry out all administrative tasks associated with the position, including lesson plans, schemes of work, class registers and continuous assessment of pupils
  • Assist in the development of programming through innovative ideas and initiating actions to meet the demands of the customers
  • Comply with the Swim England Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct at all times
  • Assist members of the public in their use of the facilities, encouraging maximum usage
  • Assist in the communication and promotion of the centre’s services
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with our customers and potential customers, handling and escalating complaints where appropriate
  • Maintain own mandatory qualifications, licensing and training requirements

Essential Criteria:


  • ASA/Swim England Level 2 or STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming
  • Current IOS license


  • Experience of teaching a diverse customer base
  • Experience of successfully mentoring / supporting colleagues

Knowledge & Skills

  • Understanding of relevant health and safety legislation and procedure, and the ability to exercise these in the workplace
  • Excellent communication skills, including listening, questioning and delivering effective feedback, and the ability to quickly build trust and rapport with customers, children and their parents
  • Good numerical and written skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Skills
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the swimming lesson programme and the centre
  • Ability to deliver first class customer service to a diverse client base


  • Empathic and caring, whilst modelling hygienic and safe ways of working and standards of behaviour
  • Honest, but always constructive and positive
  • A solutions-focused team player with a “can-do” attitude
  • The ability to motivate and inspire others to do better
  • Observant, vigilant and an excellent listener
  • Engaging
  • Conscientious
  • Results-driven

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Do you hold a current, valid ASA/Swim England Level 2 or STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming?

Do you live within easy, daily commutable distance of Chiswick?

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