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£ 19,305 - £ 22,876
Job sector: sport
Job description:
We have invested £136 million into developing our vision of the 'campus of the future' and now that vision has become a reality.

This is part of our commitment to attract the brightest and best students, scholars and staff in the future, both nationally and internationally.

The university consists of four faculties: Business and Law; Arts, Design and Humanities; Technology; and Health and Life Sciences.

Faculty / Directorate

The Estates & Commercial Services Directorate is large and diverse, employing circa 300 people, ranging from plumbers, engineers, carpenters, cleaners, porters, leisure centre assistants, to property management professionals, architects, project officers, CAD, space management, sustainability and energy and administrative personnel.

Role

Part Time, Fixed Term Contract for 9 months

1 x 13.5 hours (Thursday 4pm - 10.30pm & Saturday 12pm - 8.30pm)

DMU is currently looking to recruit a dynamic, customer service focused Leisure Assistants to assist the Duty Officers in the operational aspects of running busy, City Centre based leisure facilities.

The service comprises of a 25 metre, six lane swimming pool and sauna, an 8 court and a 3 court sports halls, 3 x multi purpose studios, a 13 metre high climbing wall and a state of the art 100+ station fitness suite.

DMU is committed to excellence in the student experience and by joining the current leisure team you will demonstrate a thorough understanding of what it takes to provide excellent customer service, with a flexible approach to work and to the challenge of responding to rapidly changing priorities.

You will enjoy working both as part of the fitness team and as part of the larger leisure centre team.

You will be expected to use your initiative and work without direct supervision, to maintain a welcoming environment for all customers and to ensure the professional running of busy leisure facilities at all times.

Ideal Candidate

The leisure team are looking for an enthusiastic candidate with sports/leisure centre experience to fill a position as a leisure assistant.

You will be highly motivated and have the ability to deal with customers in a professional and friendly manner, be able to competently supervise and control a busy fitness suite environment and when required act as a lifeguard and climbing wall instructor.

You will be trained as a YMCA level 2 Fitness Instructor, or equivalent, be NPLQ or equivalent qualified, have a Climbing Wall Leading Award/Single Pitch Award or higher with experience working in a climbing wall and have a valid 1st aid at work certificate.

Exceptional candidates will be considered and trained without the relevant lifeguard and climbing wall qualifications but must be able to attain both.

The candidate will have good written and verbal communication skills, the ability to use basic Microsoft Office packages, have used leisure management systems as well as being numerate and have basic cash handling knowledge.

The role will require the successful candidate to work evenings and weekends, and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required.

Please note: salary will be prorated
£18 - £20 per hour
Job sector: sport
Job description:
Seeking 'world class' swimming instructors to join our elite team in Oxford!

Are you a passionate and skilled swimming instructor with a talent for inspiring all ages to swim?

Swimming Nature is the UK's largest independent provider of private and bespoke swimming tuition, from babies through to adults with nearly 30 years of experience in the sector.

Following Swimming Nature's award-winning teaching programme, you will help your students progress through each skill level, supported by our unique rewards programme, and technology that's second to none.
Working hours will weekdays and weekends. Flexibility is advantageous.

Instructor benefits
Alongside the opportunity to work in a progressive, dynamic and rewarding environment, Swimming Nature instructors enjoy a full range of employment benefits, including:

* A secure permanent position in the company
* An ongoing bespoke training programme, continuing professional development and various career pathways leading to join our sector Quality Assurance Programme
* A robust performance-related pay scale ranging from £16 to £20 per hour
* Opportunities to contribute in the media as part of our expert panel
* 28 days annual leave (pro rata)
* Access to a workplace pension and Perk Box benefits
* Annual appraisal and pay review
The essential ingredients
We are looking for teachers who were born to swim, and who are keen to train in the ground-breaking Swimming Nature method. Applicants will need to attend an in-water interview to demonstrate they can swim to a high standard. Other requirements include:

- An ASA Level 2 or an STA Full Swimming Instructor Qualification or the equivalent international qualification
- Exceptional communication skills and experience in a customer-facing/service environment
- A current lifesaving qualification (preferred although we can provide this if necessary)
- Excellent swimming ability with up-to-date knowledge of the sport

Interested?
We'd love to hear from you. Call the Swimming Nature Recruitment Team for a chat on 020 7625 0312 or click on 'apply now'.
Competitive
Job sector: sport
Job description:
We are looking for a fully-qualified gymnastics and trampolining coach that’s looking for something new. We’re looking someone who is motivated and results-driven to join our successful Children’s Activity Sports Coaching team to help us achieve our mission of getting people active for at least 30 minutes, five times a week.

If you’re dedicated to helping kids have fun, get fit and improve their general health and well-being in a safe environment, as well as holding a level one or two qualification in gymnastics and trampolining coaching, then we want to hear from you.

We also need you to be fun, friendly and approachable to the children, parents and other customers and we need you to be passionate about helping everyone unlock their true potential. You never know, you could be coaching the next Beth Tweddle, Louis Smith or Max Whitlock.

But why should you join us? Well, apart from the good rates of pay and the flexible working hours, you can also enjoy full membership at our 150+ centres absolutely free, while you’ll also get to work in a friendly, uplifting and lively environment.

If any of this sounds like it could suit you, then we’d love to hear from you. Simply send your CV and cover letter by clicking on ‘apply now’.
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