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Parent and Baby Swimming Teachers - Level 2

West End Swim School Ltd T/A Shirley Pool
Job Type:
Qualifications Required:
Teaching Swimming: Level 2 Teaching Swimming Qualification or Level 2 Award in Teaching Aquatics
Working Hours:
Full time
Closing Date:
30th June 2019
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West End Swim School at Shirley Pool, based in Sunny Southampton, is looking for full time, permanent Parent and Baby swimming teachers.

Benefits include a subsidised shared staff house; 28 days' paid holiday; company pension; £1000 relocation allowance and fully funded training courses for suitable applicants. T

he UK's only purpose built, two pool teaching centre, privately owned and managed but still open to the public, Shirley Pool is dedicated to learn to swim. It provides a clear progressive pathway from baby to butterfly and beyond. Using its own teaching plan ad awards, the centre has consistently produced swimmers of County, Regional and National standard. With over 1,800 current customers on direct debit, the business is healthy and demand for tuition is growing.

You should only apply for this position if you are a dedicated, career swimming teacher. You don't have to be fully qualified but you will need to demonstrate huge enthusiasm for the role, high quality communication skills at water level and a genuine appetite for the hard work that is involved in teaching children to swim properly. In a perfect world, you would have a current NPLQ, parent and baby experience as well as level 2 equivalent. But for the right candidate the company are prepare to invest in professional training.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work status to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working visa to undertake employment.

The pool is situated in its own grounds, in a busy suburb, a mile from the City Centre. Southampton is a vibrant, diverse City with excellent links to London and the South Coast with its beaches and National Parks. The company owned staff house is opposite the pool and two teachers share the 4-bedroom home, paying £275.00 including all bills. Teachers are hourly paid, starting at £16.05. After training, a full-time teacher will earn in excess of £23,000 per annum for a 35-hour week.

Depending on skill sets, the applicant can expect to teach around 20 hours a week over five and half days, complimented by admin and reception hours. There is potential to train in all aspects of running a busy leisure centre.

The pool has its own cafe - a converted double decker bus - and staff receive a 30% discount. Cooled water is provided pool side.

The centre closes at Easter, from Good Friday – Easter Monday, Christmas (normally 22nd/23rd – 2nd January and has a two-week shutdown in August (dates to be advised at the start of the year) plus all bank holidays and teachers will need to book their holidays around these shutdowns. Staff receive 28 days' paid holiday a year.

Reporting directly to the managing director you will be responsible for assessing, teaching and progressing your own classes through all the strokes.

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