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Swimming Instructors, Focus School Swimming (2 posts)

Commercial Development & Economic Growth Directorate | Sport and Active Lifestyles

Hours: 22 hours per week (36 weeks per year plus holiday pay) 

Salary: £21,748 (per annum, pro-rata)


Times are changing for the Aquatics Team.  We are therefore looking to expand our team of Swimming Instructors to deliver our new School Swimming and Water Safety Programme.

You will be providing instruction and a ‘can do’ attitude to support school children to learn to swim.  An important team member, you will be familiar with the Swim England School Swimming and Water Safety Programme and ensure that lesson changeovers are achieved in a professional and timely manner.

You must also be familiar with and adhere to, the Council’s Health and Safety Policy, helping us to deliver safe, enjoyable activities at all times.

Due to the expanding and diverse programming of the School Swimming Programme at Jubilee2, there will be the continuing opportunities for you to access further training and assist with the delivery of activities.  In these cases, all training will be provided.

You must possess a valid RLSS NPLQ or NRASTC, an ASA level 2 swimming instructor certificate or equivalent and have experience of a customer facing, leisure role.

Hours of work will be between 9am – 3.30pm Tuesday – Friday (dependant on bookings from local schools and times will be clarified at interview) commencing September 2021.  These posts are on a Fixed Term Contract for a period of 2 years with the potential to become permanent.

For an informal discussion about these posts, please contact Carolyn Brookes, Aquatics Officer at Jubilee2 on 01782 742533 or Lucy Taylor, Sport and Events Manager on 01782 742615

These posts are exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and, as such, appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Criminal Records Bureau before the appointment is confirmed.  This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

Closing date:  12pm on Friday 18 June 2021

(Should we receive a large number of applications, then this post could close sooner than the date stated)


To apply please download an Application Form, Job Description, Person Specification and Guidance Notes.  

Please email your completed application form to humanresources@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk by the above closing date.

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Council is also committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


Page last updated 4 June 2021

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