Baby and Pre School Swimming Teacher

Location Newbury
Job type: Flexible
Salary: £17.96
Contact name: Tracy Adams

Job ref: 191525

GLL is looking for Baby & Pre-School Swimming Teachers based at Newbury Health & Fitness Centre. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a Baby & Pre-School Swimming Teacher, there's never been a more exciting time to join us. This is more than a just a Baby & Pre-School Swimming Teacher job, it's a career.


As a Baby & Pre-School Swimming Teacher your primary role will be to deliver excellent quality Baby & Pre School swimming lessons inline with our product SWIMBiES. Baby & Pre-School Swimming Teachers deliver in the water for lessons, following the plans of the programme. Singing is a large part of the role, you will need to be confident to sing in public. You will be the face of our baby lesson programme at centres which means you will be expected to be able to communicate effectively to all customers, as well as being welcoming, creating a safe, fun and loving teaching environment.


What qualifications do I need to hold?

Baby & Pre School Swimming Teachers must hold one of the following qualifications:*


  • STA Level 2 Award in Baby & Pre School Swimming Teacher
  • Swim England Level 2 Teaching Pre-School Swimming
  • STA Level 3 Diploma in Baby & Pre School Swimming Teacher


* If the above qualification is not held but you hold a STA Level 2 Award or certificate qualification and you have a passion for delivering Baby & Pre School swimming lessons we will work with you to help develop your delivery experience. STA Level 2 Award in Baby and Pre School Must be completed within 6 months of taking on regular lessons


Experience/ Knowledge

As a Baby & Pre School Swimming Teacher you will have experience and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Experience working with babies & toddler’s
  • Experience working with parents & guardians
  • Understanding of child development in relation to baby swimming lessons
  • Knowledge of songs and games suitable for baby swimming lessons


Planning and completing any necessary administration will be a vital part of your role ensuring that the customer experience is positive from entering the centre through to changing and then during the lessons itself.


As a charitable social enterprise owned by its staff GLL has a great range of benefits for its employees:

  • A Values driven organisation

  • Learning & development to support career development

  • Good Pension schemes

  • Discounted gym membership for you and your partner.

  • A full time permanent position – Change accordingly

  • Industry leading rates of pay

  • opportunity to join the GLL Society and have a say in how we are run plus associated social events

  • Exclusive discounts on our villas in Portugal

  • Exclusive discounts on our Ski chalets in Bulgaria

  • Health assurance

  • Career pathways, professional development are just the start. To ensure you stay at the top of your game, we provide training with practical and theory elements too.

  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras)

  • 25% off Red Letter Days

  • 25% off Buy A Gift

  • 20% off GLL spa experience treatments and associated products.

  • Ride to work scheme

  • Free eye tests and discounted glasses


About GLL:

As the UK’s largest leisure operator and charitable social enterprise, we offer a range of careers for everyone in our local communities. We manage over 400 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres.


Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area.


One of our core values is ‘More than a Job’, because working with us opens up a wide range of possibilities and opportunities for you, starting with how you work with us. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you. Subject to vacancies, whether you are after a contractual commitment and a regular work schedule or the freedom of flexible hours, you may be able to choose an arrangement that works best for you and play your part in improving the health and wellbeing of your community.


We offer two different types of work arrangements:

  • A permanent employment contract - part time and full time
  • A flexible worker engagement by joining our flexible worker pool


If you are looking for a regular number of hours that you can work, and are flexible to meet the needs of a 7 day a week service, then a full-time or part-time permanent contract might be the right choice for you.


So whether your ambitions lie in sport and leisure, events & catering, health & beauty, corporate support or working with children, you’ll be able to find your ideal new job at GLL.


Passionate about seeing our communities thrive, we invest back into our facilities, projects and people and are Investors in People Silver Award employer.


However you choose to work with us, you can be sure that you will be a valued member of our team, working with great colleagues, and making a real difference to people’s lives.


We are an inclusive employer. We seek and welcome diversity in our teams.


All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location.