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Casual Swimming Instructors (Teddington TW11)

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Casual Swimming Instructors (Teddington Pool) 

£18.59 per hour (plus 12.07% holiday relief allowance on top of hourly rate) 

- Are you a friendly and confident communicator who enjoys meeting people and providing great service? 


- Do you hold an ASA Level 2 swimming instructor qualification and enjoy teaching? 


- Do you have some availability to work ad-hoc cover shifts, plus the possibility some termly hours Monday to Saturday?  Then we need you to join our team! 


Where you’ll be working 
Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre - Facilities here include a main pool, learner pool, fitness suite, spin studio, exercise studio and hydrotherapy pool. 

What you’ll be doing 
You’ll be part of our swimming instructor team, providing professional and friendly tuition to both adults and juniors. This could be in a class setting or on a 1 to 1 basis. 

Making sure that all pupils are kept in a safe and secure environment, delivering great customer service and ensuring the facilities are clean, safe and staffed, so that every customer has a great experience. 

You’ll be expected to plan lessons, develop programmes and keep accurate records on attendances etc. 

In addition and subject to demand, instructors may be offered mutually convenient bookings for 1-2-1 and 1-2-2 swimming lessons with clients. 

Have a look at the job profile online for full details on the varied role you can expect to be doing. 

What we’ll need from you 
We ask that you are qualified and hold a minimum of ASA Swimming Instructor Level 2 for this role. A first aid qualification and some experience would also be very desirable. Good communication and organisational skills are essential for this role.  

You’ll also need a good knowledge of Health & Safety issues and an understanding of Diversity and Equality in employment and provision of service.  

What we can offer you 
£18.59 per hour (plus 12.07% holiday relief allowance on top of this hourly rate) 

We may offer you casual shifts covering daytime or evenings, both during the week and at weekends.  Any shifts offered would be by mutual agreement, so you can always fit in work around your other commitments. 

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments (subject to qualifying criteria). 

Apply now 
If you’re ASA Level 2 qualified submit a CV application now. Applicants who are not qualified or who do not fully complete the application process, will be rejected. 

Closing date:  7 July 2024 at Midnight. 

We will contact you by email after the closing date to let you know if you have been shortlisted for interview. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Equality Statement 
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. 

Important Information 
This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA). 

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils


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