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Council Job Vacancies

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Job title:
Sessional Swimming Instructor - Temporary for 6 months
Job reference:
Place Services
SCP 7 - 11
From: 10.14 To: 10.97 per hour
5 hours per month
Closing date:


We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Swimming Instructor to work within the Councils public swimming pools.

Recreational Services are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with vision, flair and excellent customer care skills. The successful candidate will be part of an inspired and successful team who have a proven track record in achieving high quality results and delivering an excellent service through our swim school programme.

Ideally we are looking for an instructor with first hand experience of working in the Leisure Industry, who enjoys working as part of a team and has excellent communication skills with a good understanding of service delivery.

If you have the relevant experience plus the ability to maintain a demanding work load and assist with the development of new initiatives relating to swim teaching, this position would be ideal for you. You must be flexible in terms of hours of work, and you may be required to work at any of the departments’ swimming pools.

If you hold a current A.S.A. Level 1 Level Teachers Certificate (essential), level 2 (desirable) or S.T.A. equivalent and you have the skills and experience to add value to our swim school programme then we would like to hear from you.

The successful candidate will be required to obtain the R.L.S.S. National Rescue Award
(NRASTC) qualification within six months of the commencement date. The Council will provide full support towards gaining this qualification.

For an informal discussion please contact Karl Allender (01744) 677243

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