Area Swim School Lead - Crystal Palace National Sports Centre
Crystal Palace NSC is looking for Area Swim School Lead 20 hours per week. Do you have previous experience managing swim school programmes? Are you looking to develop and take the step from swimming teaching to managing swim schools? If your answer is yes to either of these questions we have the ideal role for you. We are looking for someone who is looking to apply their skills, learn, develop and enable positive change within our swim school programmes.
The Areas Swim School Lead is the link between our customers, swimming teachers and the leisure centre team. You will be responsible for a centre/s swim school programmes, including school swimming and all other swim school course products. This key role provides technical support to the centre teams to ensure the smooth running of the lessons and high-quality, consistent level of customer service. Your role will bring organisation and structure to the swim schools as you develop a plan to manage the programme, lead and inspire your swimming teachers and grow the income and number of pupils learning to swim. This role offers a real opportunity to affect positive change, get closer to GLL's National Aquatics Team.
You'll no doubt be an experienced swimming teacher looking for the next stage in your career and be full of ideas of how to make things better. We'll offer in-house training to support you with your role as well development opportunities such as 'train the trainer' and the STA Tutor training programme.
It goes without saying that you'll be a fully qualified Swimming Teacher, holding a Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming (STA or Swim England/Swim Wales/Swim Scotland/Swim Ireland). The role requires you to be familiar with online booking systems, the customer service environment and be computer literate. If you've worked with CoursePro, it would be beneficial but not essential.
In return, we offer a range of benefits that you'd expect from the UK's largest leisure provider:
Ride to work scheme
Discounted membership at our leisure centres
The opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we're run plus associated social events
Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best
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.