Kitengela International School Swimming Instructor Jobs in Kenya

Kitengela International School Swimming Instructor Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

We are looking for a qualified Swimming Instructor to join our team. As a School Swimming Instructor, your primary responsibility is to provide comprehensive swimming instruction and ensure the safety of students in the aquatic environment. You will play a crucial role in fostering a positive and supportive learning environment, promoting water safety, and developing students' swimming skills. This position typically involves working with students of various age groups.

Duties and Responsibilities

Swimming and Instruction:

  • Plan and conduct swimming lessons based on the students' skill levels.

  • Teach various swimming techniques, including strokes, breathing, and floating.

  • Provide individualized attention to students to enhance their swimming abilities.

    Safety Oversight:

  • Enforce and adhere to safety protocols and procedures in and around the swimming pool.

  • Monitor students closely during lessons to prevent accidents and respond promptly to any emergencies.

  • Instruct students on water safety practices and emergency procedures.

    Curriculum Development:

  • Develop age-appropriate swimming curriculum and lesson plans.

  • Modify instructional strategies to accommodate different learning styles and abilities.

  • Integrate water safety education into the curriculum.

    Progress Evaluation:

  • Assess and evaluate students' swimming skills and progress regularly.

  • Provide constructive feedback to students and communicate progress to parents or guardians.

    Equipment Maintenance:

  • Ensure the proper maintenance and cleanliness of swimming equipment and facilities.

  • Report any issues or concerns regarding the swimming pool or equipment to appropriate personnel.


  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, and school staff regarding swimming lessons, progress, and any safety-related matters.

  • Collaborate with school administrators to coordinate swim schedules and events.

    Certifications and Training:

  • Maintain current certifications in lifeguarding, CPR, and any other required qualifications.

  • Stay informed about the latest trends and techniques in swimming
    instruction and safety.


  • Supervise students during free swim periods and ensure a safe and orderly pool environment.

  • Monitor and enforce pool rules and regulations

    Record Keeping:

  • Maintain accurate records of students' progress and achievements.

  • Keep attendance records for swimming lessons.

    Professional Development:

  • Stay informed about industry best practices and incorporate new teaching methods when applicable.

  • Attend relevant training sessions or workshops to enhance girl’s swimming instructional and safety skills.


  • KCSE Certificate

  • At least a level 2 Swimming Coaching Certificate

  • Certificate on Aquatic Safety from YMCA, KLF or equivalent institution

  • At least have 3 years of experience dealing with children from 18years and below in a school setup

  • A great communicator. You are able to provide clear and effective written and verbal communication.

  • A team player - you are ready and willing to support colleagues.

  • A problem solver - you are able to identify challenges and make an effort to find appropriate solutions.

    Desired Competencies and Attributes

  • Good time management skills with an ability to prioritize work.

  • Must be creative and interesting to learners.

  • Excellent analytical skills and presentation.

  • Willingness to learn and ability to receive feedback.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Kitengela International School Swimming Instructor Jobs in Kenya

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