Swimming teachers help people of all ages and abilities to develop swimming skills and techniques, or exercise in water. Swimming coaches train competitive swimmers.
As a swimming teacher or coach you would: teach or coach one-to-one or in groups
identify participants’ abilities
plan and deliver sessions appropriate to the level of swimmer
make sure safety standards are followed in all sessions
check that life-saving equipment is in working order
provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques
set ground rules for each session
correct faults in swimming techniques and identify ways to improve performance
evaluate sessions and give feedback
organise and supervise assistants and helpers.