Swimming Teacher

Salary:
£15 per hour; Casual Contract
Start date:
As soon as possible
Application deadline:

Summary

We are looking for enthusiastic swimming teachers, who have a level 2 teaching qualification and a pool reach rescue qualification.  The successful candidates will be passionate about teaching to a high standard, achieving results, whilst providing a safe and fun environment for our customers.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children which will be reflected throughout recruitment. The selected candidate will be required to provide suitable references and undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check before taking up the post.

Key Objectives

While reporting to the Pool Manager:

  1. To teach customers to swim using the set pool syllabus.
  2. To be able to teach or assist with all levels of swimmers including Adult & Child, beginners to advance swimmers.
  3. To assess customers to ensure they move effectively through the progression of the set syllabus.
  4.  To maintain vigilant supervision of your class users and ensure their safety at all times.
  5.  To deal with customers in a friendly and professional manner.
  6. To ensure the comfort, safety and enjoyment of all course users.
  7. To administer first aid, effect pool rescues and carry out resuscitation as necessary.
  8. To comply with the Pools Health and Safety procedures at all times.
  9. To report any matter of concern to the Pool Manager/ Pool Supervisor immediately.
  10. To ensure the facility is clean for customers to use.
  11. To wear the prescribed staff uniform at all times.
  12. To wear the personal protective equipment provided when necessary during the course of your duties.
  13. To prepare activity areas involving the setting up/dismantling of equipment.
  14. To ensure that all Pool equipment is stored safely and securely when not in use.
  15. To report any maintenance issues using the appropriate procedures.
  16. To assist the Pool Manager/Pool Supervisor with any tasks involved in the operation of the Pool.
  17. To maintain any suggested training requirements and key performance indicators and competency standards.

          Health and Safety:

          As a member of staff you are responsible for your own safety and the safety of your colleagues and customers using the facilities in which you work.  Therefore you must have knowledge of the Company's Health & Safety Policy and relevant instructions to your area of work.  Any matter which you consider requires attention in this respect it is your responsibility to report to your manager following the correct procedures, or to the Health and Safety Co-ordinator.  Copies of the current Health & Safety Policy and Safety Procedures are available in the Facility.

          NB.

          This is not intended to be a full definition of duties and staff will be expected to assist in such other duties as may be allocated.  This job description may be subject to variation to meet the needs of the Pool and the School.

          How to apply

          Click here to download an application form

          Please complete the application form and write a letter of application (preferably word processed) addressing each of the bullet points in the person specification.  Send the completed form, and letter of application to the school, marked ‘For the Attention of the Headteacher’ by post, fax or email to office@alfristonschool.com

          If you require further information and/or a visit, please contact Rachel Malduca on 01494 673740 or email swim@alfristonschool.com

          About the pool

          Alfriston pool is a beautiful newly built facility, with a fast growing swim school.  We are looking for enthusiastic swimming teachers, who have a level 2 teaching qualification and a pool reach rescue qualification.  The successful candidates will be passionate about teaching to a high standard, achieving results, whilst providing a safe and fun environment for our customers.

          We are committed to safeguarding, promoting the welfare of children and venerable adults, which will be reflected throughout recruitment. The selected candidate will be required to provide suitable references and undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check before taking up the post.

          Interviews will be held as and when we have applicants for the post.

          Person Specification

          Criteria

          Desirable

          Essential

          Experience

          Working as a Swimming Teacher for at least 12 months

          Y

           

          Working with children with special needs

          Y

           

          Qualifications and Training

          Level 2 Swimming Teachers

           

          Y

          Either Current NPLQ or Reach Rescue Qualification

           

          Y

          Adult and Child Teachers Qualification

          Y

           

          3 day First Aid at Work

          Y

           

          PPO Certificate

          Y

           

          Personal Qualities

          Positive and friendly personality

           

          Y

          Good organisational skills

           

          Y

          Ability to use initiative and work independently

           

          Y

          Ability to relate to young people in a positive manner

           

          Y

          Willingness to constructively challenge the work of self and others to continually improve own and team performance

           

          Y

          To show loyalty and commitment to the Swim School.

           

          Y