Swimming Instructor x 2

01 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. We improve services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the public. Serco supports governments, agencies and companies who seek a trusted partner with a solid track-record of providing assured service excellence. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in the aerospace, defence, education, health, home affairs, local government, science, technology, transport and the commercial sectors.

Serco Leisure is committed to providing a safe, warm, clean, friendly, fun environment for the local community at an affordable cost. Honesty, integrity and a positive, can-do attitude are key to helping us deliver this mission and are values we expect from each individual.

Stechford Cascades has everything our customers need to stay fit and healthy, whilst having fun and keeping the family entertained. The Centre is home to a gym, three workout studios which host a wide range of workout classes, swimming pools, leisure pool with an array of water features and a cafe.

We are currently recruiting for 2 x Part time Swimming Instructor's one to work 15.5 hrs per week and one to work 5.5 hrs per week on a rota basis, Monday - Sunday.

Job Purpose
To deliver a programme of Swimming Instruction for various levels of ability and which meets the standards of the Schools or Strokes Swimming Instruction Scheme.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;
-To be responsible to the Site Manager for the effective day to day delivery and presentation of the Schools or Strokes Swimming Instruction Scheme.
-To provide advice and support to the Site Manager on the development of the site Swimming Instruction programme.
-Liaise with the Site Swimming Co-ordinator on course content and activity programmes specific to that site.
-To liaise with and assist teachers in charge of school classes when teaching on the schools instruction programme.
-To liaise with and maintain an effective relationship with parents when teaching swimming as part of the Strokes Instruction Scheme, including encouraging customer retention.
-To be responsible for the validation of appropriate badges and certificates relating to the Strokes Instruction Scheme and liaising with the Site Swimming Co-ordinator on their issue.
-Liaise with the Site Swimming Co-ordinator and Site Manager in relation to accessing appropriate staff training/personal development and in the maintenance of qualifications.

Essential / Desirable Skills for the role;
- Hold an ASA Swimming teacher qualification or equivalent is essential.
- Hold an NPLQ or Rescue award qualification or equivalent is desirable.
- Extensive and up to date knowledge of current swimming teaching practices.
- Good class management and motivation skills with a planning ability.
- Good Customer care and communication skills.
- To be able to work as part of team.
- Knowledge of current safety requirements for management of swimming lessons.

If you have the essential skills, experience and qualifications to fulfil this role, please apply now and upload a copy of your CV in a word or PDF format.

On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. Serco is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Serco Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application should the closing date of the advertisement be brought forward.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75310110

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