Swimming Coach

Discipline: Internal
Job type: Flexible
Contact name: Rhys Gormley

Job ref: 193505

GLL is looking for a Swimming Coach to work at Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre joining the coaching team for the Barnet Training Scheme. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as an swimming coach there's never been a more exciting time to join us. This could be the first step in your journey from a swimming teacher to a career in coaching national and international competitors.


What you’ll do:


  • Deliver pupil focussed sessions in a passionate and professional manner Monday to Friday 17:30-21:00 and Saturday 06:00-09:00 - 20.5 hours

  • Ensure sessions are delivered in line with guidelines and take responsibility for the safety of your pupils

  • Undertake any necessary administration, captured manually or electronically to the compliance of relevant to specific aquatic discipline

  • Maintain a good and positive image of the Centre to customers and the public generally by providing a welcoming, helpful and professional poolside service.

  • Comply with the commitments outlined in the ‘Customer Charter’, ensuring that standards are maintained as stipulated.

  • Understand and follow the Safeguarding Policy and Procedure & Behaviour policy contained within the Swim School product.

  • Record and complete relevant certification in line with expected standards, ensuring that the levels are obtained

  • Coach to the standard set within the product manual to ensure a consistent approach throughout all the centres.


As a leader within the leisure industry, we can also offer scope to progress your career, and job variety like nowhere else.


What you need:


  • Essential STA Certificate Level or Swim England Level 2 qualification

  • Experience of working with swimmers through a range of ages

  • Commitment to ongoing personal development

  • A can-do attitude

  • A real focus on customer service

  • Passion and personality

  • Knowledge of health and safety

  • Be a great team player


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


  • A salary starting at £17.96 per hour, with opportunity to earn more with greater experience and qualifications.

  • A Values driven organisation

  • Learning & development to support career development

  • Good Pension schemes

  • Discounted gym membership for you and your partner.

  • 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 Gold 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.