Make a splash at Bexley Swim Club!

We’re looking for a Level 2 Swim Coach.

Ability to eat own weight in gummy bears optional!

Job Title: Level 2 Coach
Organisation/Club Name: Bexley Swimming Club
Area: Sidcup, Kent
Country: United Kingdom


  • Contract Type: Self Employed.
  • Working Hours: Part Time  (admin away from the pool, additional attendance at galas expected)
  • Qualifications Required: Minimum ASA Level 2 Coaching Qualification (or equivalent)


Bexley Swimming Club, is a well-established, competitive swimming club.  We have a strong history of swimmers competing at County, Regional and National Championships. As a club we are keen to drive our swimmers to achieve at the highest level and we are looking for a Level 2 coach who can help swimmers achieve their full potential.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • To plan and deliver coaching sessions appropriate to the age group of the swimmers and provide session plans to the Head Coach when required.
  • To make swimmers aware of their progress and be able to conduct time trials/test sets to monitor progress.
  • Provide coaching support and feedback at competitions and meets
  • To be able to attend galas & encourage swimmers to compete.
  • Keep up to date with regulations and continuing professional development
  • Report to the Head Coach and work well in a team to help support other coaches
  • Willing to provide cover / work increased hours if required including coaching our Masters squad
  • To follow and promote the SE Child Protection policy.
  • To be able to prioritize and deal with any issues effectively should they arise.
  • To ensure that you are made aware of / take note of any special needs of the swimmers i.e. any medical conditions, physical impairments and fitness levels and also alert the lifeguards on poolside.
  • To maintain a squad register, contact sheet and PB list.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes Required:

  • Swim England Swimming Coach/ASA Level 2 Coach Award.
  • National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (NRASTAC)
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Understanding of health and safety in a swimming pool environment.
  • Be highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about developing swimmers as people as well as athletes and enabling them to reach their full potential.
  • Have experience of coaching in the appropriate swimming/coaching areas
  • To be punctual, reliable and committed to the club and its goals and willing to go above and beyond what is expected.
  • To work independently off own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • To communicate effectively with swimmers, parents, other coaches and committee.


Please send your CV and covering letter by email to the Club Secretary, Emma Mahoney,