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Immerse

Swim Instructor

Posted 05/09/2019
Closes 04/10/2019
Salary £17.00 / per hour
Industries Other
Skills Customer Service
Contract Type Casual
Hours Part-time
Number of vacancies

Summary

Swim Instructors for 1:1 adult lessons in Covent Garden, Westminster & the City
Are you looking for a super part-time job that fits around your studies, stretches your
employment soft skills and pays extremely well?
Immerse is looking for UCL students with a strong swimming background to join our
team of ever-growing swimming instructors across London.
Like the sound of helping a grandmother learn to float for her Caribbean trip or helping a
triathlete with his catch or a dad learn to swim to keep his kids safe on holidays? Then
we'd love to hear from you. Helping adults discover swimming they never imagined
possible is what we do!

Salary : £17 - £21 per hour

Description

The Role
● you will be based at a five-star hotel or private health club
● the teaching environment will be calm & quiet (& chlorine-free at the hotel)
● you will be working in the water with your swimmer without the use of floats
● your swimmers will range from the terrified to triathlete
● you will be helping them overcome fear, building strokes & solving technique
challenges
● your swimmers will be engaged motivated learners with interesting life stories
● you will get to know them very well
● there is no setup, break down or admin - just pure teaching
● you will have a dedicated app and be backed up by an office that is there to help
● the founders are right to hand for anything and everything

Available Times For You To Select From
● teach around your studies & select from one or more of:
● early mornings: 0600-0900 (selection of)
● daytimes: various times (selection of)
● evenings: 1800-2100 (selection of)
● Saturdays: 1030-1545
● Sundays : 0900-1245 or 1245-1715 or 0900-1715

What we are looking for
● love of the water
● born instructor
● people person
● comfortable with all strokes
● experience teaching swimming
● postgraduate or second-degree students preferred but undergraduates considered

Requirements
● swim teaching qualification eg STA/ASA Level 2 (or recognised international
equivalent)
● lifesaving certificate eg STA Safety Award for Teachers
● insurance for teaching swimming (through membership of the STA or IoS)
● or willingness to undertake the above courses (total 6 days) with the possibility of a
loan or funding for the course
● fluent English

And if there's something different about you - let us know!
● competitive swimmer
● background in open water, finswimming, Masters swimming, triathlon, surf
lifesaving or water polo
● experience as a coach or an assistant coach in swimming or another sport
● experience working with adults 1:1 in another discipline eg yoga, pilates, skiing

Why You Should Apply!

● lots of hours: your choice of 6-25 hours a week
● long-established company: 15 years
● work with adult swimmers: challenge and stretch your teaching
● happy swimmers: who are very loyal to you
● the best co-instructors: be part of a highly select team
● recognition: you are right at the heart of what we do
● open communication: as well as fair work practices & regular reviews
● opportunities to learn and grow: paid ongoing bespoke training provided
● social events: be part of a community of instructors

Interested?
If you like the idea of working 1:1 with adults, and believe that amazing swimming can be
for ordinary adults too, then we'd love to hear from you! 

How to apply: 

Just pop us an email with your CV to info@immerse.co.uk mentioning the UCL jobs board.

Location: 
One Aldwych Hotel
1 Aldwych
London
WC2B 2BZ
United Kingdom
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