Part Time Swimming Instructor, Activity Co-ordinator & Training Examiner - Sandwell Leisure Trust

Portway Lifestyle Centre, Newbury Lane, Oldbury, West Midlands B69 1HE
Grade 4 (Scale Point 20 - 25) (£19,819 - £23,111 per annum) pro rata
25 Jul 2018
20 Aug 2018
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Portway Lifestyle Centre is an exciting opportunity for a new Leisure Facility bringing together sport, physical activity and health.  This unique facility specialises in services for people with disabilities whilst ensuring that access is available to the whole community. The centre is a multi-agency facility with partners from the local GP surgery and Sandwell MBC Adult Services and Public Health, who are all working with SLT to provide an exceptional range and standard of service to all users.

We are seeking to recruit a Part Time Swimming Instructor, Activity Co-ordinator and Training Examiner to work alongside the management team at Portway Lifestyle Centre.  The successful candidate will report directly to the Facility Manager and will be at the cutting edge of the Centres activity development, whilst still growin68g, maintaining and managing the Centre’s Aquatic Development programme. Duties will include providing swimming instruction for our public swimming programmes including the delivery of appropriate lesson plans and the completion of supporting administrative tasks. 

Candidates will have a minimum of 2 years experience in the delivery of teaching swimming, 2 years experience of working with young people, qualified to STA Full or ASA Level 2, and hold a valid STA NARS Pool Lifeguard or Poolside Helper or RLSS Pool Lifeguard qualification.  Candidates holding only the STA Poolside Helper Certificate will be required to successfully complete the full Pool Lifeguard award within 6 months of appointment.

Due to the training Assessor element of the role, the ideal candidate will hold or will need to complete a relevant trainer assessor qualification within 12 months of appointment.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

Teaching Award – either/or

Amateur Swimming Association Level 2 (Teacher) Units 1-4 or Swimming Teacher Association Certificate (Full).

Rescue Award – either/or

RLSS National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches or National Pool Lifeguard Award

STA National Aquatic Rescue Skills for Poolside Helpers or National Aquatic Rescue Award for Lifeguards, or equivalent.

Please note that the Trust operates a Smokefree Workplace Policy.

TITLE:                          Part Time Swimming Instructor, Activity Co-ordinator and Training                                                   Examiner                                

GRADE:                      Grade 4, SCP 20-25 (£18,638 to £21,734)                      

LOCATION:                 Portway Lifestyle Centre, Newbury Lane, Oldbury B69 1HE

HOURS:                       22.84 hours per week

CLOSING DATE:        20th August 2018 at 12 noon

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