Sport for Life Swimming Coach - Shanghai, China

Posted on May 08, 2017

Sport for Life is one of the largest professional sports coaching providers in Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou, since 2004 we have been working with leading International Schools and residential club houses providing a range of sports, activities, leagues and performances in sports such as basketball, football, swimming, dance, gymnastics and tennis. All our classes are taught in English and are led by full time qualified coaches, this ensures that we offer the best form of sport education available. We have a large team of coaches from places such as the UK, Australia and the U.S, we also benefit from having a strong local administration team who provide a full range of program management.

We are looking to recruit a full time, qualified ‘learn to swim’ swimming coach to join our established swimming program. The role of swimming coach requires the individual to be qualified to an equivalent of a level 2 coaching certificate with at least 2 years experience of coaching different ages and abilities, preferably experience with water babies and water toddler classes. An understanding of good customer service principals is required and an outgoing personality and ability to engage children and parents is also essential. The position also requires coaches to travel around Shanghai delivering classes in our network of international schools and residential compounds. A coach will typically work a set amount of hours throughout the year which will be around 15-25 hours per week, coaching ages ranging between 6 months- 15 years. 

The successful candidate will possess the following key skills:
• Clear written and verbal communicator
• Organised/Time management skills
• Strong customer service skills
• Professional approach to working under own initiative
• Flexible in approach to work and travel
• Experience of teaching a wide range of ages and abilities

Salary: 13,000rmb per month (Tax free) + benefits

To apply: please send your C.V. and covering letter to


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