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Level 2 Swimming Instructors - Windsor & Braywick Leisure Centres - Windsor/Maidenhead, Berkshire

Employer
Leisure Focus
Location
Windsor/Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary
From £18-20.00 per hour
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

Job Details

Self Employed Level 2 Swimming Instructors - Windsor & Braywick Leisure Centres - Windsor/Maidenhead, Berkshire

SELF EMPLOYED

JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW

The Leisure Focus Trust is looking for talented swimming teachers, who not only have good technical abilities but a true love of teaching. If you have a passion for developing swimming skills, technique and confidence in the water for our swim school customers, then this role is for you. Come and join our team to lead safe, effective, meaningful and interesting lessons for adults and children of varying ages and abilities, including those with additional needs where relevant. Our Level 2 Swimming Instructors are critical to our community, providing an essential  life saving skill to all those who participate.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Our Level 2 Swim Instructors...

  • Have a passion for aquatics and helping young people to be the best they can be.
  • Thrives on supporting their students to achieve their swimming potential, drawing on their knowledge and experience of industry best practice, progression levels, and teaching skills that they apply in the most effective way
  • Have a working knowledge of aquatic health and safety, as will an understanding of safeguarding and child protection procedures
  • Are approachable, friendly and patient, with a firm ability to build trust, encourage and motivate your pupils
  • Can ensure the successful delivery of the trusts swim school in line with company policy and the Swim England NPTS 
  • Can teach customers of a varying age and ability as per the Swim England NPTS and complete all necessary reports
  • Can ensure teaching, customer care and health and safety standards are maintained in line with company policy
  • Can maximise the retention of swim school participants through quality standards, motivation and customer care
  • Can ensure strong communication links between yourself, the swim school coordinator, reception and duty management
  • Can deal with customer enquiries, feedback and concerns

THE CANDIDATE

Our Level 2 Swimming Instructors...

  • Love being part of a team
  • Have a true love of swimming with a friendly caring personality
  • Are enthusiastic and have a positive attitude towards their role 
  • Want to learn and gain skills
  • Are honest, ethical, loyal and accountable
  • Are punctual and well presented
  • Are flexible and can adapt to changes on shift accordingly and willingly
  • Are willing to work from various local locations within the company as and when required
  • Are willing to work shifts, including evenings and weekends
  • Are willing to work extra hours should the centre need it
  • Are professional at all times

QUALIFICATIONS

Our Level 2 Swimming Instructors...

  • Have a Swim England Level 2 or STA Full Swimming Instructor Qualifications (or the equivalent international qualification)
  • Have experience of swimming teaching
  • Have or have held a recognised pool rescue award (preferable). Or be able to obtain it within a set period if not held.

DBS

Level 2 Swimming Instructor positions are classed as a regulated post and therefore will require a DBS Disclosure. Where the individual does not already hold a DBS Disclosure, it will be necessary for the post holder to be submitted for a DBS check.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Title: Level 2 Swimming Instructor
Reporting to: Swim Manager / Swim Coordinator
Grade: Self Employed
Notice Period: 1 Month

To apply please email your CV and covering letter or video by clicking 'Apply'.

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