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Swimming teacher and Lifeguard
Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe, Ribble Valley, United Kingdom
Stonyhurst, Clitheroe
United Kingdom
from £21,000pa
Full time
22 Oct 2021
04 Oct 2021
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Full time Swimming Teacher & Lifeguard

Stonyhurst Sports Centre is situated in the grounds of Stonyhurst College in the heart of the Ribble Valley. We offer a wide range of facilities to both pupils and members, including a swimming pool, fully equipped gym, and fitness studio, all weather pitch and indoor tennis dome.

We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and organised swimming teacher and lifeguard to join our dedicated team. Your primary role will be to teach people of all ages and abilities to develop swimming skills, technique and confidence in the water.

Main Duties:

- To plan and deliver lessons ensuring adherence to the scheme of work and lesson plans.
- Integration of the Learn to Swim Framework and programme reward schemes into classes.
- Ensure safe provision of all equipment and ensure it is used correctly.
- Make sure safety standards are followed in sessions.
- Identify participant’s abilities and encourage them to reach their full potential.
- Provide explanations and demonstrate swimming techniques.
- Correct faults in swimming techniques and identify ways to improve performance.
- Create a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children.
- Evaluate sessions and give feedback.
- Regularly assess each participant’s ability and progress and arrange for the award of the appropriate certificates.
- Undertake lifeguarding duties as part of a rota

Other Duties:

The teaching/lifeguard role will also include a variety of tasks on a daily basis across the whole facility including maintaining a high standard of cleanliness of the facilities, reception and administration duties.


- Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards swimming
- Good communicator
- The ability to inspire confidence and motivate swimmers of all ages and abilities
- Perseverance and patience
- The ability to encourage people and put them at ease.
- An understanding of how to differentiate in a teaching session.
- Professional, punctual and well-organised person responsible for the implementation, development and organisation of swimming classes
- Flexibility to work weekdays, evenings and weekends.

Additional Requirements:  

Swim England Level 2 Swimming Teacher or equivalent  

What is in it for you?

In return, we can offer.  

- An interesting and varied role within a unique setting.
- Flexible working hours, including weekends.
- Opportunities for training and professional development as appropriate, we are keen to see you reach your potential.
- Swimming pool access, free of charge.
- Opportunity to join the National Pension Trust scheme.
- Full Time swim teacher and lifeguard role.
- 37.5 hours per week
- Salary starting from £21,000 per annum dependant on experience and expertise
- Permanent position

Stonyhurst is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

Closing date: The closing date for this vacancy is Friday 22nd October at 12 noon with Interviews taking place week commencing Monday 25th October 2021.

Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For an application pack please visit the Vacancies page on our website www.stonyhurst.ac.uk

Stonyhurst is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Stonyhurst: a company limited by guarantee
Registered in England: company number 6632303
Registered office: Stonyhurst, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 9PZ
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