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Kent County Amateur Swimming Association Kent County
Amateur Swimming Association

Orpington Ojays are seeking a Level 2 Swimming Teacher for their Learn to Swim Provision

20th April 2022

Orpington Ojays Learn to Swim school are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and organised Level 2 Swimming Teacher. Your primary role will be to teach children between the ages of 4 and 10 years; developing their swimming skills, technique and confidence in the water at our Learn to Swim Provision in Orpington, Kent.


  • To be a positive role model, creating a fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children
  • To plan and deliver 30-minute lessons appropriate to the level of the class
  • Identify swimmers abilities and encourage them to reach their full potential
  • Provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques
  • Ensure safe provision of all equipment and that it is used correctly
  • Make sure safety standards are followed in sessions and follow the appropriate risk assessments
  • Regularly assess each swimmers
  •  Ability and progress and feedback accordingly in line with the ASA Learn to Swim Stages.
  • To agree to abide by Orpington Ojays Swimming Club, code of conduct and relevant policies


  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards swimming
  • Wants to teach young children
  • Good communicator
  • The ability to inspire confidence and motivate swimmers
  • Perseverance and patience
  • The ability to encourage children and put them at ease
  • An understanding of how to differentiate in a teaching session
  • Professional, punctual and well-organised

Essential Qualifications:

  • Enhanced DBS checked
  • Level 2 Swimming Teacher or equivalent
  • Valid National Reach Rescue Award/National Pool Lifeguard Qualification


  • The successful application will be responsible for the closure and lock up of the facility at the end of the session.


  • Saturday 8:45 to 12:15

Final date for applications: 

  • 8th May 2022

Contact information for applications: 

Kent County Amateur Swimming Association Swim England Affiliated County Swim England South East London Swimming Swim England British Swimming British Swimming Swimline Child Protection in Sport Unit