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Swimming Team Leader

Salary Range: 
£11,040.00 to £11,760.50 per annum
18.5 per week
Council Swimming Pools
Closing Date: 
22 March, 2018 - 17:00

Swimming Team Leader – Maternity Cover

£11,040.00 - £11,760.50 (18.5 hours per annum)

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

Ipswich Borough Council runs a comprehensive and exciting sports and fitness programme that is focused on improving the lives of local people through a wide range of sports and activities. We operate three sports centres, two swimming pools, five gyms and deliver over 85 fitness classes a week, as well as the largest swim lesson programme in the area. We also work closely with local partners to manage and deliver health and physical activity programme. If you are looking to develop your career in the sports and fitness industry then we have opportunities for you.

We are looking to recruit a Swimming Team Leader to supervise, support and deliver on our extensive swimming lesson programme. This is an exciting role where you get the chance to work in a customer facing environment and help develop a programme that provides life skills to young people across Ipswich and beyond. You will have the chance to influence and develop the programme along with managing a team of experienced and friendly swimming teachers.

This post will be subject to full Enhanced Disclosure.

Day to day:

This role will be supporting the delivery and development of our extensive swimming lesson programme as well as managing a team of experienced and dynamic teachers.

About you:

You will be educated to 1 A Level or 5 GCSE’s or an NVQ Level 3 or 2 years qualitative experience and have Level 2 Practical/Theory Teachers Amateur Swimming Association (ASA)/ Institute of Swimming (IOS) qualification certificate also have Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) Rescue Test for Teaches & Coaches of Swimming Certificate (or willing to work towards qualification).

Striving to be the ‘Employer of Choice’, we want people who have a passion for sport and fitness and are looking for an opportunity to progress in their career.

More information:

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.

Closing Date: Thursday 22nd March 2018 at 5pm

Interviews will take place w/c Monday 26th March 2018. The selection process will comprise an interview and a presentation.

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.