Swimming coach – ASAP

Le lycée Français de Shanghai

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Swimming coach – ASAP




Yangpu et Qingpu


Contexte du recrutement et définition de poste

“An education of excellence opened onto the world.” 


The Shanghai French School, Lycée Français de Shanghai, is a day-care school serving foreign students from 3 to 18 years old (kindergarten through high school). 

We are proud to provide several linguistic programs with a multicultural teaching staff and a high-quality education. 

Certified by the French Ministry of education, our school belongs to the world largest network of 522 schools across 139 countries delivering a single curriculum and an education of excellence recognized worldwide. 

It hosts more than 1,250 students on two campuses: one in Qingpu (secondary school from grade 6 through 12) and one in Yangpu (secondary school from grade 6 through 10). 

In the French School of Shanghai, the curriculum is unique as it combines the French curriculum with elements of British and American curricula. At senior level students follow the American option of the French Baccalaureate. 


The LFS is hiring his/her swimming coach immediately on both our campuses Qingpu and Yangpu.

Profil recherché


In charge of the safety and supervision of pupils in the pools (school or extracurricular context), he/she teaches swimming within the framework of the French national education programs, leads aquatic activities within the framework of extracurricular activities, and contributes to the material management and maintenance of the pool. 
Activities and tasks 
Animation of aquatic activities 

  • Provides swimming lessons to primary and secondary school pupils.
  • Propose and/or lead aquatic activities as part of the Extra Curricular Activities for primary and secondary school pupils.
  • Participates in the management of the swimming pool’s usage schedules with the swimming pool manager. 
  • Participates each year in the organization of several sports events related to swimming: competitions, Swimming Night, triathlon, etc.
  • Coaches the competitive swimming team.

Security and pool supervision 

  • Supervises primary and secondary school pupils during aquatic activities.
  • Ensures that users comply with the rules and regulations of the pool and issues warnings if necessary.

Material management and maintenance 

  • Suggest the purchase of educational or safety equipment.
  • Report all malfunctions, problems or sanitary issues to the pool manager.



  • For foreigners (non-Chinese nationality): a 3 years’ degree minimum (recognized Licence degree) and a valid work certificate from your former employer along with a minimum of a 2 years’ work experience in the same field to obtain your work permit.

Lifeguard qualification; for example: 
o            For the French: Brevet d’Etat de Maître-nageur: BEESAN, BPJEPS-AA. 

o            For the Chinese: 体育教师资格证 

  • A profile in sports swimming is a plus.
  • For French citizens: up to date PSE1 qualification and, if applicable, CAEPMNS



  • Training of various age groups (from 7 to 18 years)
  • Animation of groups of children and teenagers
  • Language skills: fluent French/English or French/Chinese or English/Chinese
  • Ability to make proposals for the development of the sports and educational project in line with the regulations.
  • Computer skills: pack office and internet tools


Behavior skills 

  • Sense of responsibility and security orientation
  • Communication and listening skills.
  • Open-minded and pragmatic
  • Autonomy and responsiveness
  • Team spirit

Mobility is required to our two campuses of Qingpu and Yangpu. 
Joining the LFS means joining a dynamic and enthusiastic team at the service of an excellent institution! 

To apply send an email to recrutement@lyceeshanghai.com 


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