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  • Posted: Jul 4, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 18, 2022
  • St Saviour's School Ebute Metta, is a Trust School that caters for children from Nursery to Primary 6 and delivers the Nigerian Curriculum as part of a thoroughly rounded education, preparing children to become global citizens, competing in an international environment. We also use the International Primary Curriculum to enhance the learning of all children...
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    Swimming Teacher

    Job Summary

    • To effectively deliver swimming instruction and individual experiences across the range of abilities and ages within the school.
    • To records and maintains student information.
    • To communicate with all parties involved in the education of the student.

    Specific Duties

    • Implement agreed school policies and guidelines
    • Teach swimming techniques, swimming strokes, and water safety rules to students with varying swimming abilities.
    • Assist the more experienced swimmers to enhance their swimming abilities.
    • Provide an atmosphere and environment conducive to the intellectual, physical, social, and emotional development of students.
    • Set clear targets, based on prior attainment, for pupils’ learning
    • Provide a stimulating learning environment, where resources can be accessed appropriately by all pupils
    • Keep appropriate and efficient records, integrating formative and summative assessment into weekly and termly planning
    • Report to parents on the development, progress and attainment of pupils behaviour policy
    • Ensure prompt and regular attendance of pupils.
    • Establish and enforce rules of conduct; supervise students on the swimming pool.
    • Demonstrate skills being taught and assist students in performing skills.
    • Promote club activities
    • Organise and promote participation in swimming galas/competitions.
    • Collaborate with the physical education teacher to rganise interhouse sports competitions
    • Prepare strong teams for competitions and bring back laurels
    • Evaluate student skills, behaviour and performance on a continuous basis and maintain records of individual student achievement.
    • Plan and implement swimming lessons that take into account students’ abilities and provide for appropriate learning experiences for each student’s progressive development.
    • Instruct pupils about the basics of swimming individually and in groups.
    • Provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques
    • Identify incorrect swimming techniques, correct students accordingly and assess ways to improve performance
    • Ensuring that the swimming pool and environs are kept clean and tidy.
    • Assessing the progress of students and adjusting teaching programs accordingly.
    • Teach safety rules, implement ground rules related to each activity and monitor students to prevent accidents and injuries.
    • Maintain Health and Safety requirements in the swimming pool area.
    • Maintain records of individual progress and keep appropriate records.
    • Conduct special coaching programmes during school holidays.
    • Manage the use and upkeep of all equipment and material utilised in the swimming pool area.
    • Take responsibility for pupils and direct staff/volunteers in all areas of the swimming pool.
    • Seek professional development in all matters affecting efficiency as a swimming coach.
    • Actively promote the agreed aims and vision of the school.
    • Communicate and interact with students, parents, staff, and the community as required.
    • Communicate and co-operate with specialists from outside agencies
    • Maintain student grading and keep appropriate and efficient records, integrating formative and summative assessment into weekly and termly planning.
    • Provide emergency response and administer first aid as and when required.
    • Undertake specific duties at whole school functions and events that may be regarded as within the duties of this post.
    • Always dress neatly and uphold the name of the school
    • Be abreast with and adhere to all school policies
    • To undertake such duties that may be reasonably regarded as within the nature of the duties of the post. Any changes of a permanent nature shall be incorporated into the job description in specific terms.
    • Any other duties as directed by the Head Teacher.

    Required Education:

    • FINA or NAF or Completion of lifeguard training including First Aid and CPR certification. B.ED, TRN and NCE is an advantage.

    Required Experience

    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as swimming teacher / Coach.

    Technical Competencies:

    • Child pedagogy
    • Knowledge of rules and regulations of swimming
    • Health and safety procedure in the swimming pool
    • Deep and surface dive
    • Classroom Management
    • Curriculum Building
    • Coaching and/or athletic experience
    • MS Office Suite Proficiency
    • Pupils’ assessment
    • IT savvy.

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Attention to details
    • Intuition
    • Empathy
    • Passionate for teaching children
    • Integrity
    • Motivation
    • Organisational skills
    • Communication skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Time Management skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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