Swimming Teacher

  • Job Reference: 149541
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2021
  • Employer: Serco Limited
  • Website: https://www.serco.com/careers
  • Location: Shropshire (SY11 4QB), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £8.91 to £10.41 Per Hour
  • Sector: Leisure
  • Job Type: Part Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

Job title: Trainee Swimming Teacher

Location: Oswestry, Quarry, & Market Drayton

Working Hours: We are very flexible and have hours to suit most candidates.

Salary: £8.91 to start with but can rise to £10.41 per hour


Always wanted to be a Swimming Teacher but not had the resources to get your Qualification?


You should read on as we are recruiting for Trainee Swimming Teachers to be placed on a fully funded Swimming Teacher course from the 9th to the 13th August and then to work in our fun and vibrant team at Shropshire Community Leisure.


Swimming not only also teaches a skill for life it can provide a fulfilling and enjoyable job as you work with people of all ages to help them develop those skills. This could see you working with individuals, therapeutic groups, schools, or in our range of public classes. Either way though you'll carry out the lesson plans, ensure the safe use and storage of equipment, complete pupil records, and carry out assessment sessions.


This is your chance to train potential athletes, ensure children remain safe and aware of the risks around water and build confidence in all service users. Who knows, it maybe you getting a thank you from the Olympic swimmers of the future!


Ultimately, you'll ensure your pupils continue to progress, providing them with confidence in the water - and you with an enormous sense of achievement and pride.


We share your passion for leisure and we will offer a safe, fun and professional working environment with excellent development opportunities.  You will also receive free gym membership for you and a family member across our fantastic leisure centres!


About you


No previous experience or qualifications required as long as you are a confident swimmer and have excellent customer and communication skills.


We will hold interviews before the Swimming Course take place and if you are successful the swimming course will take place at Oswestry Leisure centre from Monday 9th August to Friday 13th August, so please make sure you are able to attend as 100% attendance is required.




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

  • Gain of life skill & deliver an amazing public service
  • Build a fantastic foundation career in leisure.
  • Get fit, stay fit & increase your social circle.
  • Gain a nationwide recognised qualification
  • 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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