Qualified Swimming Instructors: Little Nessies

Little Nessies are a private swim school who offer swimming lessons to all ages and abilities. We are recruiting for qualified swimming Instructors to work the following hours:

Glasgow – St Rochs High School, St Pauls High School and Govan High School – midweek evenings and weekend hours available

Inveralmond – Livingston – Saturday afternoon

Role Purpose:

To teach people of all ages and abilities to develop swimming skills, technique, and confidence in the water through the Little Nessies learn to swim programme. To deliver this programme to a high standard through all venues covering Lanarkshire, Glasgow and Livingston. Reporting to the Operations Manager and ensuring all customers are provided with an excellent level of service.

Main Duties

  • To plan and deliver lessons ensuring adherence to the scheme of work and lesson plans
  • Ensure safe provision of all equipment and ensure it is used correctly
  • Identify participants’ abilities and encourage them to reach their full potential
  • Plan and deliver sessions appropriate to the level of swimmer
  • Provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques
  • Correct faults in swimming techniques and identify ways to improve performance
  • To be a positive role model, creating a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children and adults to participate in swimming
  • Set ground rules for each session
  • Evaluate sessions and give feedback
  • Regularly assess each participant’s ability and progress and arrange for the award of the appropriate certificates using our online portal
  • To attend regular meetings with the Operations Manager as and when necessary


  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards swimming
  • Good communicator with 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
  • Professional, punctual and well-organised person responsible for the implementation of swimming classes
  • Flexibility to work weekdays, evenings and weekends

Additional Requirements:

Ideal candidate will hold the following qualifications or equivalent:

  • PVG Scheme Member
  • Level 2 Swimming Teacher or equivalent
  • Pool Lifeguard or Pool Emergency Procedures
  • First Aid at work

Salary: Dependent on experience

To apply

Please email a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to hello@littlenessies.com

Date published: 11 October 2023
Date updated: 11 October 2023


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