STAR SWIMMING ACADEMY

A Multi Award Winning Learn To Swim School

Careers At Star Swimming Academy

Do You Want To Join Our Multi Award Winning Team?

Our success is based upon having a fantastic team of dedicated teachers.

Are you a passionate, loyal, and committed swimming teacher? Do you strive to deliver quality swimming lessons, and build a good rapport with your students both children and adults? Do you hold an ASA or STA qualification at Level 1 or 2 ?

If the answer to the above is “Yes”, we want to hear from you now!

We have vacancies for learn to swim teachers and poolside assistants throughout Merseyside, Manchester and Cheshire.

We offer flexible working and excellent rates of pay!

If you have the necessary qualifications, the passion and experience please contact us in the first instance!

Send your CV to: enquiries@starswimmingacademy.co.uk or call Mike on 0776 281 6138 for more information!

Swimming Teacher (Level 2 ASA or STA Equivalent Qualification)

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement a fun, safe and engaging programme of swimming lessons and aquatic skills, in line with Star Swimming Academy Ltd’s Learn to Swim ethos and scheme of work.
  • Carry out all administrative tasks associated with the position, including lesson plans, schemes of work, continuous assessment of pupils and class registers.
  • Integrate  the ASA Learn to Swim Framework and programme reward schemes into your classes
  • Make sure safety standards are followed in sessions and undertake risk assessments.
  • Liaise with Pool Provider management and staff as and when required.
  • Ensure safe provision of all equipment and ensure it is used correctly.
  • Deliver swimming lessons to groups and individuals of various ages and ability.
  • Assess strengths and weaknesses in a participant’s performance and identify areas for further development and to reach their full potential.
  • Correct faults in techniques and identify ways to ensure progression.
  • Assess swimmers for certificates and awards.
  • Encourage students to gain and develop skills, knowledge and techniques.
  • Communicate instructions and commands using clear, simple language.
  • Respond quickly in emergency situations.
  • Maintain records of customer progress through continual assessment.
  • Deliver excellent customer service, liaising with students and guardians to resolve complaints should they arise.
  • Promote Star Swimming Academy Ltd products and services to customers and visitors.
  • Undertake general administrative tasks to support the delivery of programmes and services,
  • Working to a high ethical and moral standard at all times, particularly in relation to issues such as child safeguarding and health and safety requirements.
  • To attend meetings with the Managing Directors and other members of the Senior Management Team when required.

Required Skills:

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards swimming.
  • Good communicator.
  • Perseverance and patience.
  • The ability to inspire confidence and motivate swimmers.
  • The ability to encourage people and put them at ease.
  • An understanding of how to differentiate in a teaching session.

Additional Requirements:

  • Enhanced DBS checked.
  • ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher or equivalent.
  • Hold a current membership to a either the IoS or STA.
  • Hold a valid National Reach Rescue Award / Pool Attendant Qualification or National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, although not essential.
  • Professional, punctual and well-organised person responsible for the implementation, development and organisation of learn to swim classes.

Core Organisational Competencies

Service Delivery:  Champions the service being delivered, focusing on individual customer’s needs and responding with a service that surpasses their expectations.

Honesty and Integrity: Being truthful, keeping promises and commitments and making ethical decisions.

Respect for Equality and Diversity: Understanding others’ behaviours and culture and treating everyone fairly.

Personal Effectiveness: Personal responsibility for making things happen – being accountable for your own actions.

Job Dimensions

  • Flexibility to work weekdays, evenings and weekends.
  • Will often work in hot, humid and noisy conditions.
  • Required to undertake the mentoring process of Level 1 Teachers.
  • You will be required to be aware of current Health and Safety Policy and to take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.

Rates of Pay

Hourly/Based on experience

Assistant Swimming Teacher (Level 1 ASA or STA Equivalent Qualification)

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Help Swimming teacher plan and implement a fun, safe and engaging programme of swimming lessons and aquatic skills, in line with Star Swimming Academy Ltd’s Learn to Swim ethos and scheme of work.
  • Support Swimming Teacher to integrate  the ASA Learn to Swim Framework and programme reward schemes into your classes.
  • Make sure safety standards are followed in sessions.
  • Ensure safe provision of all equipment and ensure it is used correctly.
  • Assist in the delivery of swimming lessons to groups and individuals of various ages and ability.
  • Assist in the assessment of strengths and weaknesses in a participant’s performance and identify areas for further development and to reach their full potential.
  • Provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques as guided by the Swimming Teacher.
  • Correct faults in techniques and identify ways to ensure progression.
  • Evaluate sessions with the swimming teacher and provide feedback.
  • Assist the Swimming Teacher with assessments for certificates.
  • Encourage swimmers to gain and develop skills, knowledge and techniques.
  • Communicate instructions and commands using clear, simple language.
  • Be a positive role model, creating a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children and adults to participate in swimming sessions.
  • Respond quickly in emergency situations.
  • Deliver excellent customer service, liaising with students and guardians to resolve complaints should they arise.
  • Promote Star Swimming Academy Ltd products and services to customers and visitors.
  • Undertake general administrative tasks to support the delivery of programmes and services,
  • Working to a high legal, ethical and moral standard at all times, particularly in relation to issues such as child safeguarding and health and safety requirements.
  • To attend meetings with the Managing Directors and other members of the Senior Management Team when required.

Required Skills:

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards swimming.
  • Good communicator.
  • Perseverance and patience.
  • The ability to inspire confidence and motivate swimmers.
  • The ability to encourage people and put them at ease.
  • An understanding of how to differentiate in a teaching session.

Additional Requirements:

  • Enhanced DBS checked.
  • ASA Level 1 Swimming Teacher or equivalent.
  • Hold a current membership to a either the IoS or STA.
  • Hold a valid National Reach Rescue Award / Pool Attendant Qualification or National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, although not essential.
  • Professional, punctual and well-organised person to assist in the implementation, development and organisation of learn to swim classes.

Core Organisational Competencies

Service Delivery:  Champions the service being delivered, focusing on individual customer’s needs and responding with a service that surpasses their expectations.

Honesty and Integrity: Being truthful, keeping promises and commitments and making ethical decisions.

Respect for Equality and Diversity: Understanding others’ behaviours and culture and treating everyone fairly.

Personal Effectiveness: Personal responsibility for making things happen – being accountable for your own actions.

Job Dimensions

  • Flexibility to work weekdays, evenings and weekends.
  • Will often work in hot, humid and noisy conditions.
  • Required to undertake the mentoring process of a Pool Side Assistant.
  • You will be required to be aware of current Health and Safety Policy and to take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.

Rates of Pay

Hourly/Based on experience

Pool Side Assistant

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provide rescue assistance for Swimming Teachers.
  • Support Swimming Teachers prior, during and after classes.
  • Setting up and clearing down of all equipment.
  • Keeping poolside clean, clear and tidy
  • Overseeing swimmers on poolside.
  • Ensuring all swimmers adhere to the pool rules at all times.
  • Providing basic advice and support to parents.

Required Skills:

  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards swimming.
  • Good communicator.
  • Perseverance and patience.
  • The ability to encourage people and put them at ease.
  • Excellent organisation skills.

Additional Requirements:

  • Enhanced DBS checked.
  • Hold a valid National Reach Rescue Award / Pool Attendant Qualification or National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.
  • Professional, punctual and well-organised person to assist in the implementation, development and organisation of learn to swim classes.

Core Organisational Competencies

Service Delivery:  Champions the service being delivered, focusing on individual customer’s needs and responding with a service that surpasses their expectations.

Honesty and Integrity: Being truthful, keeping promises and commitments and making ethical decisions.

Respect for Equality and Diversity: Understanding others’ behaviours and culture and treating everyone fairly.

Personal Effectiveness: Personal responsibility for making things happen – being accountable for your own actions.

Job Dimensions

  • Flexibility to work weekdays, evenings and weekends.
  • Will often work in hot, humid and noisy conditions.
  • Enthusiasm to progress to become a Level 1 Swimming Instructor.
  • You will be required to be aware of current Health and Safety Policy and to take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of others who may be affected by your acts or omissions at work.

Rates of Pay

Hourly/Based on experience

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Warmest Regards

Will Kildare
Star Swimming Academy Ltd

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