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Swim Teacher - Downham

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Swimming Teacher | Downham Leisure Centre

We are seeking a teacher for the following;

Friday 16:00-19:00 Sunday 08:30-12:00

Additional hours are also available.

Swimming Teacher to promote our Swimming Lesson brand, deliver engaging swimming lessons to all ages and abilities and provide exceptional customer service standards.

Primary objectives for the Swimming Teacher will be:

  • To ensure the successful delivery of the Learn to Swim programme in line with company policy and Swim England Learn to Swim framework.

The Swimming Teacher will focus day to day on the following tasks:

  • To teach customers of a varying age and ability as per the Swim England’s Learn to Swim framework and complete all necessary administration.

  • To ensure teaching, customer care and health and safety standards are maintained in line with company policy.

  • To maximise the retention of swimming lessons participants through quality standards, motivation and customer care.

  • To ensure strong communication links between yourself, the swim manager, reception and duty management.

  • To deal with customer enquiries, feedback and concerns.

The Person

  • Our swimming lessons are based on the Swim England Learn to Swim framework and it is desirable to hold an SEQ Level 2 Swimming Teaching qualification or equivalent. Candidates with an SEQ Level 1 Assistant Teaching qualification will be considered with a view to train to complete your SEQ Level 2 Swimming Teaching qualification.

  • The NRASTC or NPLQ qualification is desirable but successful applicants will be provided with full training in all aspects of the role. The position is subject to a DBS check.

  • Will be able to communicate well with both children and adults in a teaching setting.

  • Will be able to gain acceptance and respect from colleagues and customers.

  • Will be able to build strong relationships with customers, colleagues and teachers.

  • Will be able to meet the demands of the role by having some flexibility in their working hours when required.

  • Will be passionate about always looking for ways to improve our swim lesson programme and better our service to swimmers and customers

What can 1Life offer you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Incremental annual leave

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

1Life is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to Kayleigh Stenning at


About 1Life

1Life is a forward thinking lifestyle and management solutions company that engages with people in local communities to enhance lives through health and wellbeing, physical activity, learning and the arts.

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