Award Swimming Teacher - Preston
Swimming Teachers - fully funded training course available
Based: Preston 11.09 - 16.24 per hour depending on qualifications (inclusive of holiday pay)
Working hours include early evenings and weekend mornings
GLL operate education and public swimming lessons in Preston. We are experiencing a rise in demand as local children and adults take to the water to learn this vital life skill. We are looking for existing and potential Swimming Teachers based at Fulwood and West View Leisure Centres to increase our capacity and serve the needs of our communities.
If you are already qualified we have lessons available to teach as soon as we have provided you with a full induction to the company.
If you would make an amazing Swimming Teacher but are not yet qualified then do not worry. We are running a fully funded teaching course starting 4th July to provide you with all the training and support you need to qualify and start teaching our Better Swim School pupils.
As a 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 teaching points - and apply it in the most effective way. Naturally, there'll be some administration involved, but rest assured that almost all of your time will be spent doing what you do best teaching and coaching people to become stronger swimmers, whether in a group or one-to-one, and from babies to adults.
You don't need to be an expert swimmer as long as you are approachable with the friendly, patient nature needed to build people's trust, motivate pupils and encourage with praise.
We offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:
- Pension schemes
- Discounted membership at our leisure centres
- 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 at
Closing date: 19.06.2022
The welfare and safety of the children in our care is of the utmost importance to us at GLL. We follow safer recruitment procedures to ensure that our staff are checked and appropriate to work with children and young people. Therefore we'll require you to complete an enhance DBS check before you will be allowed to start work.
All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.
GLL is the UK's largest leisure and cultural services 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.