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Published 2021-11-19 15:00 2021-11-19 15:00:00 2021-12-17 09:56:13
Swimming Teacher/Coach
  • Fulltime in Shanghai | Office
  • Salary: 15,000 - 25,000¥
  • Candidate Location: Only applicants currently in Shanghai

Job Description

  • Accountable for teaching students swimming lessons according to the SwimLand program, which are organised and booked through SwimLand.
  • Following the schedule for classes as laid out by SwimLand, arriving at locations and starting classes on time.
  • Required to follow professional expectations laid out by our Teaching Staff Employee Handbook.
  • Accountable for monitoring the progress of students, and have students move through SwimLand levels according to the level up criteria provided by SwimLand.
  • Completing the attendance record of students daily through the SwimLand online system.
  • Ensure communication to customers (parents and guardians) follows protocols for coach communication policies as stated by SwimLand.
  • Communicate with other SwimLand staff and management regularly, including attending weekly staff meetings.
  • Attend additional training and meetings arranged by SwimLand management.
  • Keep relevant qualifications updated, which, if a Chinese citizen, include both local and national Lifeguard and Swimming teacher qualifications, if an international citizen includes AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety or equivalent.
  • Ensure additional administrative work relating to swimming lessons, including report cards, writing a paragraph for the coach’s chosen Star Student of the Month, writing additional lessons plans for one on one classes for students with special needs, etc, is written and submitted on time.
  • Provide feedback to SwimLand management relating to lessons.
  • Working hours per semester will vary due to the nature of booking classes, space allowed by compounds, and contracts worked out with third parties for additional classes. However, 1-2 days per week time off can be expected, our peak time is 15:30- 18:30 every weekday and 10:00- 16:00 every weekend.


  • Support to get offical accrediations
  • Ongoing professional development
  • Generous Christmas and Chinese New Year Holiday periods
  • Oppertunity for progression


  • Holds a AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Certificate, an international equivalent or ready to obtain one
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passion for swimming and sport, or learning about it
  • Prior knowledge in swimming and the aquatics industry is preferred
  • Available to work on both weekdays and weekends, especially our peak times


SWIMLAND is aiming to be the premier family swim club in China, servicing Learn to Swim through to Competitive swimmers of all ages, while also leading the way with industry best practice in aquatic safety, pool operation and education. We are an international team operating two locations in Shanghai, one in Pudong and one in Puxi.

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