Female Swimming Instructor
The Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) is looking to recruit a qualified swimming teacher/s for the Leaner’s Pool.
An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Govanhill Baths for the post of swimming teacher for those who are passionate about swimming and making a difference to the health and fitness of our local community.
In 2001, Govanhill Baths was closed down against a tide of opposition by the local community. After 15 years of campaigning the GBCT has raised substantial funds for the refurbishment and restoration of the building into a Wellbeing Centre. Building work will commence in September 2017.
Between the 1st of August 2016- and 31st July 2017 the Learner’s Pool will be opened to the public for hire and for the delivery of swimming classes to the local community.
Reports to: Trust Manager
Key tasks:  Plan, co-ordinate and deliver swimming lessons to toddlers, children, individuals and vulnerable groups to ensure that they progress and that maximum benefit is gained from each lesson.
Hours: To be determined within the hours of 9am-8pm week days and 10am-6pm Saturdays.
Duration: 1st August 2016 – 31st July 2017
Rate of Pay: Self Employed /Sessional £15.00p/h
Additional duties and responsibilities:
 Ensure that your qualifications are renewed and updated as and when required
 To be responsible for reporting any defects in equipment or pool infrastructure to the Leaner’s Pool supervisor.
 Ensure that information, monitoring and evaluation forms are kept up to date and stored correctly.
 Undertaking administrative duties to support the delivery of an effective programme of coaching and teaching
 Ensure compliance with all health and safety rules and regulations and monitor all persons entering issues and ensure appropriate authorisation.
 Develop and maintain professional relationships with visiting clubs and users and ensure compliance to all safety programs and policies of organisation.
 Set up and put away any equipment needed for lessons
Person Specification
 Excellent interpersonal skills with children and adults with diverse needs.
 Ability to communicate effectively and build successful relationships with swimmers, parents, schools and community groups
 Good organisational skills
 Punctual and reliable
 Team player
Qualifications Essential:
 Level 1 & Level 2 ASA qualified swimming instructors (with current PVG is desirable)
Qualifications Desirable:
 National Pool Lifeguard qualification or similar (desirable)
 Other complimentary ASA/STA Qualifications (e.g. Adult & Child, disability, other aquatics etc)
 First Aid
Knowledge & Experience:
 Experience of delivering swimming lessons to a variety of ability levels
 Experience of working with vulnerable and disabled swimmers and groups
 Experience of working with diverse communities.
 Proven technical swimming knowledge.
 Proven ability to work effectively as part of a team
To Apply
Please email your CV and covering letter to Fatima Uygun by 5pm 8th July 2016 fatima@govanhillbaths.com. Interviews Wednesday 15th of July.
Women only need apply as this job is required to be for a person of a particular sex under Schedule 9, part 1 of the Equalities Act 2010