Swim Instructor: Little Nessies

New Lanark Hotel and Inveralmond Community High School, Livingston.

We are looking to expand our team at New Lanark Hotel and Inveralmond Community High School and are seeking to appoint a qualified swim instructor to help deliver our Learn to Swim Programme starting in January 2022.

Lessons are:

New Lanark Hotel - Wednesday evening 5pm to 7pm

Inveralmond Community High School - Saturday afternoon 1.15pm to 3.15pm

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

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


  • Unqualified from £8.50 per hour, Qualified from £12.00 per hour

To apply

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

Date published: 10 January 2022
Date updated: 10 January 2022


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