Time4Swimming – Swimming Teacher (x2)

Full Time/Permanent
£22-25k (pro-rata if opting for term-time only hours) 

Role Description


Contract Type:  Permanent

Hours: There are two options for this role –

35 hours per week, term-time only (Mon Fri, 8.30am – 4.30pm)

35 hours per week (term-time) then 40 hours per week during school holidays working as a camp co-ordinator at our school holidays kids camps (approximate timings, Mon-Thu 8am-6pm or Mon-Fri 8am-4pm)

Location: Various school locations across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire

Application deadline – Friday 8th March 2024

Expected start date – Tuesday 2nd April 2024

Are you passionate about sport and physical activity? Do you love working with children to make a difference and impact their learning and wellbeing? Can you be a positive role model to inspire and motivate children? Would you relish the opportunity to work alongside a friendly, supportive, and hard-working team?


We’re looking for a highly motivated and dedicated swimming teacher to bring our Time4Swimming programme to life. We take our pool to schools and we require the best swimming teachers to deliver this.

Time4Sport was established in 2007 and has been built on a desire to improve the lives of children and families through PE and sport, with a passion for promoting the benefits of healthy living. We’re now one of Staffordshire and Cheshire’s leading providers of kids’ holiday camps and facilitators of physical activity, PE and sport in schools.

We’re now one of Staffordshire and Cheshire’s leading provider of physical activity, PE and sport in schools.

“Simply the best” according to Mr Drew at Springcroft Primary School!

With over 7,500 children and families a week benefiting from our services, we’re excited to grow the business – and as we do, we’ll continue to provide the same outstanding services, which are integral to the health and wellbeing of schools and communities in Staffordshire and Cheshire.

Our Values

We embrace excellence, encourage innovation and nurture all.

Our Purpose

Providing a fitter, healthier and happier future.

Our Vision

To nurture healthier communities through health education, PE, physical activity, and sport.

Our Mission

To encourage healthy lifestyles amongst children and families in Staffordshire, through the delivery of high-quality sessions that promote active learning and increased participation in physical activity, PE and sport.

For more information about Time4Sport and what we do you can browse our website or follow our social media channels –

Facebook – Time4sportUK

X (Twitter) – Time4SportUK

Instagram – time4sportuk

LinkedIn – time-4-sport-uk

You Tube – @time4sportuk

Job Role Responsibilities

You will play a vital role in teaching children a life-saving skill and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. Following the National curriculum for Primary PE, you will teach engaging and inspiring swimming lessons, help children develop their swimming ability and confidence and provide essential water safety education.

  • Plan and deliver swimming lessons using a variety of techniques that engage and motivate children. To be delivered in portable pools at various primary schools across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire
  • Follow our established swimming curriculum to ensure comprehensive instruction
  • Help children develop their swimming ability and reach their full potential by identifying strengths and areas for improvement
  • Teach water safety skills to children in a fun and interactive manner, ensuring that they understand the importance of staying safe in and around water
  • Use high quality equipment and follow safety standards to ensure that children have a safe and enjoyable swimming experience
  • Assess and track student progress, offering feedback and areas for improvement
  • Maintain an accurate record of student attendance and performance
  • Adhere to safety and lifeguarding protocols, ensuring safety of children is paramount at all times


Person Specification

  • Minimum of 12 months experience in Swimming Teaching
  • Level 2 in Swimming Teaching
  • Possession of a lifeguard qualification or NRASTC certification is highly advantageous, but not a requirement as training will be provided
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • A genuine passion for teaching and promoting water safety
  • Driving Licence and access to a vehicle
  • Clean enhanced DBS
  • Ambitious with a desire to achieve high levels of performance
  • A positive attitude and a flexible approach
  • Happy, positive and a good team player



  • Bright Exchange
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Parking
  • Nike Uniform
  • Business Mileage Remunerated
  • Regular Training Opportunities
  • 29 days holiday per year including bank holidays (pro-rata if opting for term-time only hours)
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • VIVUP platform for lifestyle benefits and access to health and wellbeing support
  • Childcare – Passes for dependents on our holiday camps
  • Discounted onsite gym membership

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