Job vacancy: Swimming Teachers (Part time) - Various

Company: GLL

Location: Chilterns / West Oxfordshire

Summary of role:

GLL are looking for part time Swimming Teachers (up to 20 hours a week, minimum 10 hours) to join the team in the Chilterns, Buckinghamshire or West Oxfordshire to work between 4pm and 7pm on at least 2 days during the week and on a Saturday morning. We're now the UK's largest leisure social enterprise and set for even greater success. So, if you have the qualifications and training needed to teach people of all ages and abilities how to swim, join us as a Swimming Teacher and play a key role in the next step of our journey. Bringing ambition to match ours, this is your chance to deliver safe, consistent swimming lessons that give people real confidence in the water and an invaluable life skill.

As an experienced Swimming Teacher, you'll thrive on supporting people to achieve their potential. Taking a pupil's nature and needs into account, you'll draw on your knowledge of practices, progression and teachings points

- and apply it in the most effective way. Naturally, there'll be some administration involved plus an expectation to develop effective interaction and relationship working with school teachers, but rest assured that almost all of your time will be spent doing what you do best - teaching people to become stronger swimmers, whether in a group or one-to-one. Plus you'll also have the opportunity to work as a swim teacher on school swimming projects.

We're looking for Swimming Teachers with a minimum Level 2 certificate, knowledge of the Swim England Learn to Swim Programme for teaching swimming skills, techniques and awards,. Knowledge of health, safety and other relevant legislation will be vital too, as will an understanding of Child Protection Policy. Plus of course, you'll need to be approachable, with the friendly, patient nature needed to build people's trust, motivate pupils and encourage with praise.

In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:

- Pension schemes

- Childcare vouchers

- Ride to work scheme

- Discounted membership at our leisure centres

- The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events

- Career pathways

- Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best

If you have the passion and skills for this role, apply now.

All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications, age and location.

To be shortlisted for the role, internal applicants will need to demonstrate their commitment to GLL by becoming a Society member where eligible.

About Us

GLL is the UK’s largest leisure provider and one of the first and largest leisure social enterprises. Our aim is to get more people, more active, more of the time whilst making leisure and community facilities accessible and affordable. We partner with local authorities to run leisure centres, swimming pools, libraries, children’s centres, spas, events spaces and world-class sporting venues such as the Copper Box Arena and London Aquatics Centre on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park - all under our Better brand. As a not-for-profit organisation, we’re different. Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are an Investors in People Silver Award employer. 

GLL is an equal opportunities employer.

Salary: Up to £12,854.50 per annum (Pro rata 20 hours a week)

Closing date: 22nd April 2018

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