Professional/ Administrative Positions

Swim Coach

Posted 10/10/2023 10:54AM

CIS job description.



Swim Coach / Assistant Swim Coach






Lakeside Campus

Reports To


Head of Aquatics

Works Collaboratively With


Lead Squad Coaches and Head of Aquatics

Assigns Task to / Supervises



Key accountability (Main purpose of this job):

This role acts as a PE swim instructor, swim team coach, and program assistant working within the Aquatics program, including PE, ECA and Swim Team, to implement all instructional aspects.

Responsibilities (Key areas of Responsibilities):

  • Work closely with the Head of Aquatics to implement all curricular PE Swim Programs, Swim Team and Staff/Student Development opportunities in all aspects of swimming, first aid and lifesaving.
  • Ensure all swim team practices are conducted in a safe and friendly environment, and assume a coaching role as defined by the Head of Aquatics.
  • Administer and assist in conducting swimming meets with the Aquatics department, including set-up, communication meet manager and necessary planning.
  • Be available for in-service training for faculty, swimming instructors/aides, and lifeguards when necessary.
  • Work in Holiday Swim Camps and Summer Camps.
  • Work closely with the Head of Aquatics and Swim Coach in other areas where necessary.

Duties for School Holidays and Summer Breaks:

  • Assist to organise, plan and teach Learn-to-swim and squad programs.
  • Maintain inventory and ensure good housekeeping, including safekeeping of equipment and general upkeep and tidiness) of the pool area are in place.
  • Supervise pool usage and other users and coaches.
  • Act as the Summer camp swim coach and coordinator.
  • Other administrative duties where necessary.


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an aquatics teaching environment.
  • Must have:
    • Valid Aquatics Programming Certification
    • Valid Water Safety Instructor Certification from home country or place of record
    • Valid Standard First Aid Certification or equivalent
    • Valid Lifeguard Certification
    • Competitive swim team coaching and/or experience
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal, management and leadership skills.
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