Trainee Swimming Teacher

Location Lincoln
Job type: Flexible
Salary: £12.45
Contact name: Cole Mackinder

Job ref: 192805

GLL are currently recruiting trainee Swimming teachers to join us at OneNK Leisure Centre, all of our Swimming Teachers are qualified to at least STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming. The STA qualifications are nationally recognised and will give you the skills of how to teach non-swimmers, beginners and improvers.


If you have a passion and talent for Swimming, you could be part of our team of Swimming Teachers and help give people of all ages a valuable life skill. We are the largest Swimming School in the UK and our continued growth means we are looking to qualify and employ a growing number of Swimming Teachers. So, if you’d like the opportunity gain the qualifications and training needed to teach people of all ages and abilities how to swim, apply to be a Trainee Swimming Teacher


Successful applicants will be fully funded to complete their STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming.


We have a range of hours available cross weekdays and weekends.


The next available STA Level 2 Award Course will be run at Sleaford Leisure Centre on the 12th, 13th, 15th, 16th, 19th and 20th of July 


We are looking for applicants who are:

*         A competent swimmer

*         A good communicator (verbal and non-verbal)

*         A good motivator (supportive and able to give feedback)

*         Approachable and patient in nature

*         Imaginative

*         Will to learn and commit to a 5 day intensive training course

*         Previous experience working with Children is desirable but not essential

Being a Swimming Teacher is really rewarding, as you’ll thrive on supporting people to achieve their potential. Naturally, there’ll be some administration involved, but rest assured that, once qualified, almost all of your time will be spent teaching, working with a range of ages and abilities.

Once qualified, you will be apart of one of our Teaching Teams working with a Lead Teacher to support you in your day to day role.

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


In return, you will get:

  • A flexible hours contract

  • Industry leading rates of pay

  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres

  • Discounts across thousands of retailers (GLL Extras)

  • A fantastic pension scheme

  • 25% off Red Letter Days

  • 25% off Buy A Gift

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

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

  • 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.


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.


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.


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.

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

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