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Swimming teacher

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Swimming Teacher 


Plas Menai

Legacy Leisure, established to support a national legacy following the Olympics, is 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. Aiming to deliver high quality services to our customers, the Company also prides itself on its exemplary health and safety record and commitment to staff.

Primary objective for the Swimming Teacher will be:

  • To deliver group and one to one lessons to a variety of ages and abilities as part of our Learn to Swim Programme, following the Swim Wales'’s Learn to Swim Framework.

  • To deliver at least 1 crash course during the year within our Learn to Swim Programme.

  • To deliver high quality lessons inline with the companies expected standards and schemes of work

  • To deliver the companies internal water safety competencies “Swim Safer, Smarter, Stronger”

  • To deliver both in and out of the water, providing explanations and demonstrating appropriate swimming techniques for skill level.

  • To carry out continued assessments and update the child's progression via the tablet after each lesson.

  • To adhere to all health and safety protocols as stipulated in the company's policies and procedures.

  • Must hold a NRASTC qualification and lifeguard own sessions when subject to local NOP/EAP.

  • To continue your professional development through various CPDs hosted by the company.

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

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

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

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification.

SEQ Level 2 Swimming Teacher Qualification or equivalent.



Among the personal characteristics sought the applicant:

  • 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.

What can Legacy Leisure offer you?

  • 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