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Sevenoaks SC are advertising for Level 2 Swimming Teachers for Minnows

24th June 2019

Sevenoaks Swimming Club is at the heart of Kent swimming and is a friendly competitive swimming organisation. We are acknowledged as one of Kent's top competitive swimming clubs - aiming to excel in all disciplines, be it competitive swimming, synchronised swimming, Masters swimming, water polo or lifesaving.

Building on our continued growth at the Sevenoaks Swimming Club Minnows programme, we are now looking for talented swimming teachers who are passionate about teaching swimming to young children.

Our Minnows program offers pre-club lessons to children who aspire to join the Club in the future. Lessons are aimed at developing good technique on all strokes.  We limit our groups size to four young swimmers per teacher although in some cases this is raised to six which enables teachers to develop and improve swimmers quickly and offer first class teaching.

All teachers will work closely with the rest of the team and report to Ben (Minnows co-ordinater ) and Keiron (head coach).

Working times would be Sunday afternoons and location Walthamstow Hall School pool

Minimum Role Requirements:

  • Swim England Level 2 qualified swimming teacher.
  • National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches (NRASTC) qualification
  • An Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check - for successful applicants who not do not have a DBS we can help to arrange this

Advantageous Role Requirements:

  • An understanding of swimming clubs and athlete development programmes
  • Previous Club swimmer experience
  • Swim Teacher with a couple of years experience of teaching
  • Ability to assess and record standards achieved by children in swimming
  • Ability to build positive relationships with swimmers and parents, with the ability to motivate children in the aquatic environment.
  • Values: reliable, smart, committed

In return, we can offer a range of benefits

  • Career development and extra hours with the club for suitable applicant.
  • Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best
  • Competitive pay - all pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications

This role is offered on a self-employed basis and candidates will need to submit a monthly invoice for their hours worked.

Please send a covering letter stating why you are suitable and a CV to Ben.mcdonald@sevenoakssc.org and headcoach@sevenoakssc.org

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