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Swimming Instructor

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Swimming Teacher

About us

Legacy Leisure, established to support a national legacy following the Olympics, is a not for profit charitable organisation committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve. Aiming to deliver high quality services to our customers, the Company also prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

Primary objective for the Swimming Teacher will be:

  • To deliver group and one to one lessons to a variety of ages and abilities as part of our Learn to Swim Programme, following the Swim England’s Learn to Swim Framework.

  • To deliver at least 1 crash course during the year within our Learn to Swim Programme.

  • To deliver high quality lessons inline with the companies expected standards and schemes of work

  • To deliver the companies internal water safety competencies “Swim Safer, Smarter, Stronger”

  • To deliver both in and out of the water, providing explanations and demonstrating appropriate swimming techniques for skill level.

  • To carry out continued assessments and update the child's progression via the tablet after each lesson.

  • To adhere to all health and safety protocols as stipulated in the company's policies and procedures.

  • Must hold a NRASTC qualification and lifeguard own sessions when subject to local NOP/EAP.

  • To continue your professional development through various CPDs hosted by the company.

  • To maximise the retention of swim school participants through quality standards, motivation and customer care.

  • To ensure strong communication links between yourself, swim manager, reception and duty management.

  • You will be passionate about always looking for ways to improve our swim lesson programme and better our service to swimmers and customers

SEQ Level 2 Swimming Teacher Qualification or equivalent.



Among the personal characteristics sought the applicant:

  • Will be able to communicate well with both children and adults in a teaching setting.

  • Will be able to gain acceptance and respect from colleagues and customers.

  • Will be able to build strong relationships with customers, colleagues and teachers.

  • Will be able to meet the demands of the role by having some flexibility in their working hours when required.


The position of Swimming Teacher is classed as a regulated post and therefore requires a DBS Disclosure. It will be necessary for the post holder to be submitted for a DBS check

We are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers that are committed to inclusion and diversity.

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion