Swimming Teachers: Glasgow Life

Location: Various locations throughout the City, G4 0QW
Salary: £18,455.98 - £20,091.95 per year pro rata
Contract type: Permanent
Position type: Part Time

Job Description

Glasgow Life is the charity providing the support, inspiration and opportunity for Glasgow’s citizens to access the services that matter most to them.  Working across museums, the arts, music, sport, world-class events, festivals, libraries, community facilities, and physical activity, learning and heritage programmes; the scale and reach of our activity makes a real and positive impact on the lives of Glasgow’s residents and creates unforgettable experiences for our visitors.

Interested in a career Teacher Swimming??

Then Glasgow Sport is looking to recruit YOU for our growing Learn to Swim programme!

If you want to make swimming teaching your career and have the motivation, enthusiasm and drive to offer our customers the best service possible we believe our programme is right for you to develop and progress in our fast paced and expanding programme. We are currently recruiting the following posts:

  • Part Time Swimming Teachers with contracts available between 4:20hrs and 13hrs per week(evenings and weekends) offering an hourly rate of approx £10.60 - £11.50 depending on experience

Specifically, we are looking to recruit swimming teachers in preparation of our lessons commencing in Glasgow Club Scotstoun and also to help us grow our programme of lessons in other venues across the City. With a range of twelve fantastic swimming venues across the city, including Tollcross International Swimming Centre and the newly refurbished Scotstoun Leisure Centre; you will become part of a growing team of Teachers delivering high quality swimming lessons across Glasgow.

Our programme is designed to offer the best opportunities for teachers to develop their teaching skills with support on hand from our Lead Swimming Teachers and Swimming Coordinators. We have re-programmed our classes based on our teacher feedback, to provide the optimum teacher and customer environment for Learning to Swim. 

Our lessons include an Early Years Programme, comprehensive Learn to Swim Programme and Adult Programme utilising the Scottish Swimming Framework. 

As a large organisation, delivering a wide range of lessons throughout the week we can offer flexible working options and offer shift patterns with varying hours and work days. This is perfect for those with existing commitments, or those who are looking to make swimming their career.

We are looking for motivated Swimming Teachers who hold a Scottish Swimming Teaching Qualification (SSTQ) or equivalent UKCC Level 1 or Level 2 Teaching Aquatics qualification and have experience with teaching children. Once recruited, we offer ongoing training opportunities to further develop you as a teacher through our programme of in-house training and CPDs’.  

As a large provider of lessons, we also offer our swimming teachers the opportunity to develop and progress through our recruitment pathway if interested. This includes; Swimming Teachers, Lead Swimming Teachers and Swimming Co-ordinators.

If you think this sounds appealing, come join our growing team of teachers and work for Glasgow!

We believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens and visitors of Glasgow, and if you want to be a part of it, we’d love to hear from you.

In return we can offer a generous holiday allowance of 29 days (rising to 34 days after 5 years), plus 6.5 public holidays.  You will also be eligible to join the Strathclyde pension fund, one of the largest local authority pension providers in the UK.  Additional staff benefits include staff discounts, annual leave purchase scheme, flexible retirement and family friendly policies.

Glasgow Life seeks to reflect the extraordinary diversity of our city at every level of our organisation and in our programmes. We strongly encourage suitably qualified applications from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Glasgow Life. To find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity.

This post is a re-advertisement, applicants who have applied in the last 12 months should not reapply, unless they now meet the essential criteria.

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further information and applications

Date published: 28 June 2022
Date updated: 28 June 2022


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