Swimming co-ordinator

Shrewsbury | Leisure & Tourism


Location: Quarry Leisure Centre, SY1 1RU

Working Hours: 15 per week, with the opportunity to pick up teaching hours for a larger contract

Salary: £11.50 per hour


Here at Shropshire Community Leisure 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 a Swimming Co-ordinator to join the centre.


Working at Quarry Leisure Centre, the successful Swimming Co-ordinator will implement and control on-site administration, contributing to the operation and development of the Swimming Lesson programme and have responsibility for the safety and skill advancement of the pupils in your care.  


On a day to day basis your duties will include, assist with objectives to increase the number of participants for the swimming lesson programme, deliver marketing materials with regards to current and forthcoming swimming lesson offers, input/update computerised swimming lesson booking system, assess Swim teachers to ensure compliance with teaching/administration processes, instruct individuals/groups in line with the Learn to Swim scheme for swimming or other aquatic activities, provide schemes of work and lesson plans and promote and support the swimming lesson scheme



About you


To be considered for this role you will need to hold a minimum of either a Swim England level 2 or STA Award qualification. Its is also desirable that you hold a qualification in water safety/lifesaving (NPLQ, NRASTC).


You will have excellent customer service skills as you'll be interacting heavily with our customers and your team of Swimming Teachers. So, whether you've earned that experience in a leisure or another customer facing environment, you'll be a people person who is happy dealing with people of all ages and backgrounds.


Lastly, you will have good basic finance, IT, and clerical/administrative skills and extensive and up to date knowledge of current swim teaching practices and safety requirements for management of swimming lessons.


Why Serco


Meaningful and vital work: Swimming not only makes people healthier and happier it also teaches a skill for life. As one of our teachers you'll be at the forefront of helping people develop those skills.


A world of opportunity: Our swimming teachers are integral to the running of our centres, so as well progressing into aquatics coordination they can move into other centre management roles in one of our 55 facilities.


Great people: Teaching can lead to a great sense of accomplishment as you watch people progress and work with your local community. And as you're supporting your students, we'll be supporting you with ongoing training and development.


What we offer


  • Free/heavily discounted use of all the facilities at the Centre
  • Excellent Development and Training Opportunities
  • 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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07/04/2023 02:54:00
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