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Swimming Coach at Woodford School Lusaka

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka
  • 00 USD / Year
  • Salary: 00

Woodford School Lusaka



The position holder’s primary role is to help teach and coach children of all ages the ability to develop swimming skills, techniques and confidence in the water.


  • To plan and deliver swimming lessons appropriate to the level of the swimmer ensuring adherence to the scheme of work and lesson plans.
  • Ensure safe provision of all swimming equipment and ensure it is used correctly and that it remains in good condition.
  • Make sure safety standards are followed in sessions and that risk assessments are undertaken.
  • Identify participants’ abilities and encourage them to reach their full potential.
  • Correct faults in swimming techniques and identify ways to improve performance.
  • To be a positive role model, creating a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children and adults to participate in swimming.
  • Organize and supervise assistants and helpers as directed by the Head of PE.
  • Regularly assess and report each participant’s ability and progress.
  • Work alongside the Swimming Coordinator, other Swimming Teachers/Coaches, Lifeguards etc. to help ensure that participants are able to swim in a safe environment at all times.
  • Creating an educational and safe swimming environment for all learners
  • Ensuring high levels of customer service in every interaction with learners, by understanding their concerns and accommodating their needs.
  • Guarantying safety at all times and providing first aid when necessary.
  • Enforcing all company policies and procedures in effort to maintain a quiet, safe, and secure environment for learners.
  • Adhering and adapting to all current and new ISAZ and ZASU policies, procedures and initiatives.


  • Full Grade 12 certificate with 5 Credit or better;
  • Swimming Coach/Instructor/Lifeguarding and Water Safety Certifications like ASCA/FINA or any other equivalents with 2 years’ working experience in a reputable organization.
  • A Diploma in Physical Education will be added advantage
  • Basic First Aid Training
  • Confident and Knowledgeable Swimmer with a good Track-Record in Instructing
  • The ability to inspire confidence and motivate swimmers
  • Must be Computer literate
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures
  • A creative and enthusiastic approach both in and out of the classroom
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving skills
  • Must hold high levels of integrity and professionalism


Method of Application

If you believe you meet these terms, forward your Cover Letter, CV, NRC, TCZ License and certified copies of professional qualifications to  and clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject of your email.

Please note that applications that will not be in conformity with the above specifications will not be considered.

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