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Casual Swim Teacher / Casual Assistant Swim Teacher

Location:Various Sites
Hours:Various hours
Rate Of pay:Assistant Swim Teacher : under 21 £7.58. The rate of pay for age 21-24 is :  £7.70 and over 25 is  £8.21. The rate of pay for  Swim Teacher is : £10.91
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010 – Assistant Swimming Teacher

011 – Swimming Teacher

Do you have what it takes to be part of the team and to provide a first class customer service across swimming lessons within the OCL group?

Due to the hours available and the training provided, this role would be particularly suitable for those wanting to work on a part time basis around other commitments such as college, university, child care or other work commitments. Full training will be provided, commitment and the right attitude is all you require.

There are two roles available, Assistant where you will be in the water supporting participants and a teacher from the side of the pool, this is ideal for new and inexperienced teachers to gain experience. Teachers are on the side of the pool and will lead the lesson, this will require a higher level qualification but full support can be given to achieve this. The rate of pay for a contracted Assistant is £7.58 per hour for under 21’s. For those aged 21-24 is £7.70 and 25and over  £8.21. The rate of pay for a Teacher is £10.91 per hour.

A requirement for the role is to hold a current STA or ASA Swim Teacher qualification as well as an STA Safety Award for Teachers (SAT) or STA Pool Lifeguard (PLG) qualification. You will also be required to attend training for one and a half hours on a monthly basis in order to keep this qualification current and two quarterly CPD’s which will also be available throughout the year.

Working for the company is hectic and the expectations for high standards are always there – but the reward of teaching both children and adults to swim and seeing their progress will be fantastic.If this still appeals to you and you are looking to prove your skills as a swimming professional we want to hear from you.

Applications are invited from individuals who will be responsible for delivering a graded, progressive learn to swim scheme that fits within the Sports Development Continuum and meets the needs of the people of Oldham. The main duties of the role will include instructing swimming lessons, organisation of the swim tuition programme as well as associated administrative tasks. Operating procedures, policies and standards are to be achieved effectively with an emphasis on health and safety and customer care.

If after reading above you feel that you have what it takes and want to join a great team, apply on line at www.oclactive.co.uk/vacancies .OCL are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all. A DBS check is a requirement of the role.

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