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Summer Camp Swim Coach in Yeovil

Earn money and gain valuable experience doing something you love! Kings Camps are a market leading non-profit organisation offering sports and activity day camps at over 50 UK locations, getting children and young people active, having fun and learning together. Our coaches – we call them Red Tops – deliver high-quality sports camps with an energy, passion and commitment to child development that we call the Kings Factor®

What are you going to do

The Swim Coach is responsible for the planning, preparation and delivery of our Swim Kings programme. This programme runs in the morning and includes a prescribed range of coaching, games and themed activities for children aged 5-11 years. On larger camps, Swim Coaches will lead and motivate Assistant Coaches, ensuring the highest levels of care, coaching, organisation and health and safety are delivered. You’ll also need to prepare equipment daily and be motivated to coordinate and deliver a high energy, fun and inclusive programme that engages all children.

What we offer

  • Great experience delivering high quality coaching
  • Career advancement
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Quality working environment and conditions

What we ask:

  • No minimum education required
  • A full STA Level 2 Swimming Teachers Certificate or ASA Level 2 Certificate for teaching swimming (previously ASA Full Teachers).
  • A valid National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) OR National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers/Coaches (NRASTC)
  • Experience of coaching/teaching swimming with groups of children aged 4-17
  • Confidence in leading other staff members to support swimming
  • A detailed understanding of, and commitment to, safeguarding in the swimming pool environment
  • A vibrant, fun and confident personality
  • A team player with a willingness to adapt
  • Model best coaching and programme practice

Extra information

We’re looking for your availability between 09.00-16.00 daily. The rate of pay £13.25 per hour.

Dates and Location

  • Over 50 locations in England, Scotland and Wales
  • Our camps take place during the school holidays in Easter and Summer– we expect your commitment to a minimum of 3 programme weeks but dependent upon the length of a season.
  • Can’t commit to a full 3 weeks? We have opportunities for Bank Multi Sports Coaches also.

Staff Selection Process

  • Child welfare is our number one priority, therefore our selection includes:
  • Interview, either in-person or by Skype
  • Professional and personal reference checks
  • A satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (or equivalent for Scottish Residents)
Education Level
College, University
Working hours per week
35 - 37
Type of Contract
Summer / Holiday Jobs
Salary indication
£13.25 Per Hour
Responsible for
The Swim Coach is responsible for the planning, preparation and delivery of our Swim Kings programme.
Type of Job
Sport / Adventure, Teaching / Instructors / Guides
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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