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These are exciting times for Leisure Services in Wiltshire within our 10 centres we have new facilities, a rapidly expanding customer base and a real vision to make a difference to the health of the population through increased physical activity delivered by a diverse team of sport and physical activity specialists.
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Swimming Teachers
Wiltshire, UK
United Kingdom
£13.84 - £15.00 per hour (incl. of 10% market supplement)
15 Dec 2019
27 Nov 2019
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Salary: £13.84 - £15.00 per hour (inclusive of 10% market supplement)
Date Closes: 15/12/2019
Ref Number: CNS00628
Working Pattern: Permanent Variable
Location: Various locations across Wiltshire

Interviews, offers and rejections will happen on a rolling basis. This advert will close when sufficient applications have been received. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application can be considered.

We are looking to recruit qualified Swimming Teachers across various leisure centres within Wiltshire, including Pewsey, Salisbury, Devizes, Marlborough and Calne. We have permanent variable and casual contracts available, so please select your preferences in your application.


We provide a high standard of coaching within a 50-week Swim school, term time school swimming programme or 1-1 tuition environments.

About the role

The main purpose of this role is to be responsible for teaching safe, fun, effective and enjoyable classes, consistent with standards set out within our normal operating procedures.

Key responsibilities include planning sessions in line within guidance and industry standards with the national plan for teaching swimming or schools' curriculum.

On a weekly basis we need cover for holidays and/or sickness at short notice where required, so we are also looking for casuals that can help out.

Casual Swimming Teachers will also receive a 12.03% holiday plussage on top of the basic hourly rate.

About you

With a level 2 or above ASA swimming teacher qualification or equivalent, you should have experience of teaching children within a leisure environment. Those who do not hold a level 2 or above ASA swimming teacher qualification may be considered for the post as the qualification/full training can be provided.

You will have awareness of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and be able use your excellent communication and organisational skills to maintain customer focus. You will also be responsible for maintaining all relevant qualifications and attending training sessions as part of normal working arrangements.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
All candidates are assessed against the council’s behaviours framework during the interviewing process. Approximately half of all questions relate to the framework.
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