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Casual Swimming Instructors

Salary Range: 
£9.10 - £11.08 per hour
Various Hours
Sports Centres & Swimming Pools
Closing Date: 
30 March, 2018 - 17:00

£9.10 - Assistant Level 1

£11.08 - Full Level 2

Join one of the largest swimming programmes in the region and build a great career with amazing people

Ipswich Borough Council runs a comprehensive and exciting swimming lesson and course programme that is focussed on improving the lives of local people. In order to run an innovative and exciting programme we need talented coaches and instructors to drive that excitement and innovation in every session and class. We are committed to extending our workforce across all areas of our swimming programme and to recruiting the best people into our vibrant team.

Currently Ipswich Borough Council run over 120 lessons every week to children and young people and adults, designed to teach safety and life skills in the water as well as swimming to keep fit. We also deliver a number of specialist courses such as snorkelling, synchronised swimming and rookie lifesaving.

We are looking for exceptional instructors, coaches and teachers who are qualified as Level 1, Level 2 and above swimming instructors.

Day to day

Working with in the busy pool environment you will teach a variety of swimming lessons, insure that the correct equipment is available before and after the class, along with helping to establish and maintain a fantastic customer experience. This role will involve weekends and bank holidays working and flexibility in the hours worked to fit in with the pool programme.

About you

We are looking are looking for qualified Swimming Instructors who thrive on providing energetic and educational Swimming Lessons to a range of ages and abilities by following specified session plans. You must have the ability to encourage and motivate groups of children and adults, be organised, communicate well, and self-motivated. So, if you have a Level 2 Teaching Aquatics qualification or equivalent needed to teach all ages and abilities how to swim, join us as a Swimming Instructor and play a key role in the next step of our journey. This is your chance to deliver safe, consistent swimming lessons that give our customers real confidence in the water – and an invaluable life skill.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check

If you are interested in finding out more please download a Job Pack or contact Phil Hamblin on 01473 433655 or via email phil.hamblin@ipswich.gov.uk.

The selection process will be a pool based demonstration, followed by an interview.

Closing Date: Friday 30th March at 5pm. Interviews to be arranged on an individual basis.

How to apply: You will need to Login or Sign Up for to My Ipswich to complete the Online Application Form for this vacancy. This will then be saved in your ‘My Requests’ records.