Swimming co-ordinator

Shrewsbury | Leisure & Tourism

Location: Quarry Leisure Centre

Job type: Part-time, Fixed Term, 12 months

Working Hours: 18 per week, between Monday to Sunday. With the opportunity to pick up teaching hours for a larger contract

Salary: £25,080 (FTE) + Excellent Benefits


Here at Shropshire Leisure Community Trust our goal is to encourage active, healthy lifestyles in an environment that is safe, warm, clean, friendly and fun. To be the destination of choice for being part of an active community, whilst helping you to make MORE of every day'. 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 our team. 


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. 



You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with excellent training and development opportunities, as well as a free membership to our leisure centres.


Serco manages these facilities on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the Trust



About you


To be considered for this role you will need to hold either a STA Award/Certificate in Teaching Swimming or Swim England (Previously ASA) Level 2. and it's desirable but not essential that you hold a qualification in water safety/lifesaving (NPLQ)  


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.


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


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 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
  • Up to 21 days annual leave + public holidays (Pro Rata)
  • Life assurance up to 2x base salary
  • For all Leisure benefits please see Employee Benefits (moreleisure.com)


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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