Aquatic Lead

Aylesbury | Leisure & Tourism

Job title: Aquatics Lead

Job type: Permanent

Location: Stoke Mandeville 

Working Hours: 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend cover

Salary: £13,270 (£12.76 per hour) per annum + Excellent Benefits



Here at More Leisure Community Trust our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for an Aquatics Lead to join our team.


This exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the operational and commercial responsibility for all aquatics activity and revenue lines at Stoke Mandeville Leisure centre, while managing our dedicated Swim teachers' team. This includes learn to swim (More Swimming Academy), school swimming. casual swimming & PAYG, swim club & external hire and ticketed events (such as inflatables) & overall pool programme


This role will drive the commercial growth and financial results of all aquatics activity above and will be measured on core KPIs (inclusive of income, profit, cost, participation, length of stay & retention). This key role sits within the Senior Management team and is crucial to the business.


You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with free access to the leisure facilities, various discounts, and excellent development opportunities.


About you


Ideally the successful candidate will hold or have the ability to work towards gaining Swim England Level 2 Swimming Teacher or STA level 2 award and Certificate in Teaching Swimming.


This role is ideal for someone with a passion for swimming and teaching children this crucial life skill and / or someone seeking to progress their leisure management career.


If you feel you meet the above criteria, then please apply today! 


Why Serco


Meaningful and vital work: Working within Leisure means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that the communities we serve receive exceptional service and you'll help to provide our local communities with a safe and fun environment to stay healthy and connected to others. 


A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support our Leisure business and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, undertake additional training or progress into senior management you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career. 


Great people: Our staff are dedicated to providing the best possible service for our customers and we welcome those who take similar pride in their work. 





What we offer  

  • Free membership at the Centre plus heavily discounted use of classes and facilities.
  • Free safeguarding training and DBS check 
  • Excellent Development and Training Opportunities  
  • 6% employer matched pension contribution
  • 21 days annual leave (Pro rata for part time) + Public Holidays
  • Life assurance up to 2x base salary
  • Simply health cash plan
  • Anytime health line
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Benefits portal offering discounts on eating out, travel, shopping and entertainment
  • A safe and supportive culture  
  • A chance to make a positive difference to the community  


Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust's Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust's employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company's policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.


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29/05/2024 01:11:00
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