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Swimming Manager

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Swimming Manager

Kidlington & Gosford Leisure Centre

Full Time position working 20 hours per week Swimming Manager and 20 hours per week Swimming Teacher.

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a not for profit charitable organisation committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

This is an ideal role for an individual who is motivated by managing a team of staff, is sports development focussed and has a keen interest in learning to swim programmes and swimming in general.  Whether for the development of your career or the belief in a worthwhile role, the satisfaction, pride and personal responsibility you gain from such a key role will be important to you.  A key role, a key challenge, a personal experience.

The Opportunity

  • To provide Coordination of swimming programmes at the leisure centre.

  • Working to ensure the swimming programme is operated in accordance with the National Teaching Plan.

  • Ensure the swimming lesson brand is fully implemented at the centre.

  • Manage a team of swimming instructors to deliver the programme.

  • Forge positive working relationships with the local Swimming Clubs, Regional ASA and the Council’s Sports Development Team to the benefit of the Learn to Swim Programme and swimming in general.

  • To teach swimming lessons across all stages and abilities of the swimming programme.

The Person

  • The candidate must demonstrate extensive knowledge of learn to swim programmes and the ASA National Teaching Plan.  Abilities in teaching and managing a team of staff is also essential.

  • Must be an excellent communicator with the ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels.

  • It is essential that the applicant is self motivated and focused on achieving target driven objectives.

  • Have a friendly and approachable manner to ensure positive relationships are formed with key partners and stakeholders.

  • Level 2 Swimming teacher qualification is essential.

What can Legacy Leisure offer you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Generous 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

Legacy Leisure 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

About Legacy Leisure

Established to support a national legacy following the Olympics, Legacy Leisure seeks to educate, inspire and support physical activity, to enhance the lives of our patrons and enable long term positive lifestyle changes. Legacy Leisure is passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of our patrons, and aims to offer a diverse range of physical and cultural activities that will engage and invigorate communities, be it through sport, the arts or other activities.

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