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 Casual Swim Teacher /Casual Assistant Swim Teacher  


Location:Various Sites
Hours:Various hours
Rate Of pay:Assistant Swim Teacher : £7.58. Swim Teacher: £10.91
Job description/ Person Specification

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 and 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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Location:Failsworth & Saddleworth
Hours:minimum of 30 hours
Rate Of pay:£3.70 per hour
Job description/ Person Specification 

Do you have what it takes to join the team within Oldham Community Leisure Limited?

This is a great opportunity to begin on your career in leisure, gaining experience and qualifications in a progressive Leisure Trust, forge your career and the sky is the limit.

OCL are looking for effective team members who should have exceptional customer care skills and an infectious enthusiasm to provide the best possible standards of service to the Oldham community. The Trust’s mission is “A Community More Active, More Often”, and working in a customer facing role our Apprentices are key to this. The role of the Apprentice is to support the everyday running of the facility, ensuring excellent customer care.

Individuals will be supported to achieve a National Vocational Qualification at Level 2 or 3, relevant key skills and also undergo in-house training. The training provided may include First Aid at Work, Gym Instruction, Health and Safety, Manual Handling, Pool Lifeguard, Swim Teaching and Pool Plant Operations.

There are currently various hours available and there is flexibility to work around individual’s commitments and hours which will be discussed at interview. Hours may include evening and weekend work. The rate of pay for the role is £111.00 for a 30 hour week, however there is the opportunity to pick up additional hours on a casual basis.

The role of Apprentice will occasionally require flexibility to work across various units and the place of work may be varied from time to time.The Pool Lifeguard qualification is a requirement of the role and therefore will require successful candidates to be a strong swimmer and also be available to attend the Pool Lifeguard training course on the 18th February – 23rd February 2019 at Royton Leisure Centre.

As part of OCL’s total reward package there is a generous holiday entitlement which is over and above the statutory minimum, a pension scheme into which the company contributes, you will be provided with full uniform and any equipment required to undertake your job role. Also offered is free parking, use of the facilities and discounts at the cafeteria. OCL are a Bronze Investors in People employer and take pride in being an excellent employer of excellent staff.

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

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9.00am on Friday, 1st of February 2019. OCL are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all. A DBS check is a requirement of the role.

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