Swim Teachers

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Closed for applications on 19/08/2018 23:59
£18,870 - £21,074 pro rata p.a. Grade 5
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Job Category:
Youth / Community / Leisure Services
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Employment Location:
Various Leisure Centres - please refer to advert text
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Closing date:
19 Aug
Further Information

Opportunities have arisen for permanent posts across the following Leisure Centres:

Freemans Quay - a total of 13 hours are available
Spennymoor - a total of 13.5 hours are available
Woodhouse Close - a total of 12 hours are available

Committed, motivated and enthusiastic Swim Teachers who would like to develop their experience and skills are encouraged to apply.

Flexibility will be considered in respect of how the fulfilling of these hours may be accommodated.

The attached preference form should also be completed and returned.

The successful applicants will be expected to make a significant contribution to the development of our learn to swim programme and must be committed to continuous improvement.

Working as part of a small team, you will be responsible for the delivery of swimming lessons to a wide variety of clients. You must be willing to assist the Aquatics Co-ordinators in the development of the programme and the delivery of a quality service.

Required Qualifications:

ASA Level 2 Teaching Aquatics Qualifications
Willingness to work towards and obtain the RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification or National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

The successful applicants for these posts will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For an informal discussion about the posts, please contact Deborah Holmes, Service Manager tel. no. 03000 264561 or email deborah.holmes@durham.gov.uk

Please note, a practical swim teaching assessment will be required for those who are successful after the interview stage. This assessment would be held on a later date to be arranged.

Interviews are anticipated to be held on Tuesday 28th August 2018.

The post holders may be responsible to various Aquatics Co-ordinators depending upon which site they are working at.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 267190 / 267940 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.