Swimming Lifeguard

Job Specification

We are currently looking to recruit a motivated, committed and enthusiastic individual on a full time basis. The successful candidate will be passionate about the Dream Big Sports brand and will be responsible for supervising and ensuring the safety of children during Swimming lessons in primary schools.

Your role will include

  • Supervising and ensuring the safety of children during swimming lessons.
  • Setting up and dismantling the pop-up swimming pool and equipment as and when required.
  • Delivering swimming lessons and water safety education to primary school children, in-line with the National Curriculum.
  • Enforcing pool rules and regulations, whilst maintaining a friendly and approachable manner.
  • Responding to emergency situations, administering first aid and CPD where required.
  • Collaborating with school staff and families to promote a positive swimming experience for all children.
  • Completing relevant risk assessments and logs to ensure safety of participants.
  • Attending professional development where required for the role.
  • Being a positive role model, creating a positive and engaging environment which encourages participation in sport and physical activity.
  • Being a brand ambassador, demonstrating our company values.
  • Assisting with the promotion of other Dream Big Sports products and services.

To be considered for the role you will need to have the following:

Personal Attributes

  • Strive to deliver high levels of performance at all times.
  • Passionate and driven to help improve levels of physical activity.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to support with planning, organising and facilitating high quality Swimming lessons.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Knowledge of the National Curriculum for primary school Swimming.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a qualified lifeguard.
  • Experience of using IT software.


  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) x1
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Safeguarding Qualification
  • Current Enhanced DBS Check
  • ASA Swim England Qualification x1 (preferred)


  • Driving licence and access to own form of transport.
  • This job is subject to receipt of DBS and relevant references.

Training & Development

  • Personal development is paramount at Dream Big Sports and includes:
  • Internal CPD (equivalent to 50 hours per annum)
  • External training, workshops and resources.
  • Regular performance reviews.

Working for Dream Big Sports

  • Full-time contract of 35 hours per week.
  • Competitive salary of £20,000 – £21,000.
  • Incentives & performance related bonuses.
  • 20 days annual leave and the opportunity to gain more in addition to bank holidays.
  • Mileage expenses paid.
  • Monthly wellbeing allowance.
  • Free school holiday childcare.
  • Company uniform.
  • Company tablet.
  • Full access to equipment and resources.
  • Annual CPD budget.

Applications and further information

For further information about this position, please email careers@dreambigsports.co.uk or to apply click the button below.