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Swimming Instructors - Various Sandwell Sites

Sandwell Leisure Trust
Smethwick, West Midlands
£26,845 FTE per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

Swimming Instructors - Various Sandwell Sites 

Grade 4 (£26,845 FTE per annum) plus a Market Forces Supplement of £2.84 per hour

Location Sandwell Aquatic Centre and other Sandwell Leisure Trust Sites

Hours Various Hours to include evening and weekends


Sandwell Leisure Trust is one of the largest Leisure Trusts in the UK. We manage nine leisure centres all within the Sandwell Metropolitan Borough and are proud to be IIP Silver accredited and have recently become the first Leisure Operator nationwide to be presented with the Order of Distinction from The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for achieving 17 consecutive Gold Medal Awards in the prestigious RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards.

Our aim is to get more local people active, carefully balance our social ethos and commercial aspirations to maintain, invest and develop a wide range of quality sport and leisure services for Sandwell.

We are looking to recruit Swimming Teachers to work at the newly built  Sandwell Aquatic Centre and other Sandwell Leisure Trust sites. Duties include providing swimming instruction for our public swimming programmes including the delivery of appropriate lesson plans and the completion of supporting administrative tasks.  

Applicants must hold:

Teaching Award – either/or

Amateur Swimming Association Level 2 (Teacher) Units 1-4 or Swimming Teacher Association Certificate (Full).

Candidates must be prepared to work towards gaining a Rescue Award during the first 6 months in post. 

There is a requirement that candidates demonstrate they can swim 25 metres and tread water for 1 minute. 

We offer a generous reward package which includes:

  • Staff membership of all SLT Leisure Centres
  • Generous holiday scheme up to 31 days plus bank holidays
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • Automatic entry to the Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 16.2%
  • Generous Company sick pay scheme
  • Various flexible working and family friendly schemes
  • Free Parking at all sites
  • Employee Assistance Scheme and support hub
  • Personal Development & CPD


Grade 4 (£26,845 FTE per annum) plus a Market Forces Supplement of £2.84 per hour 

plus weekend enhancements of time and half

plus evening enhancements (after 8pm) of time and third

plus a shift allowance of £176.58 per month

*If applicable

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