Swim Teacher – Uppingham Careers

Swim Teacher

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Job details

Contract hours: Part time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £18.13 per hour depending on level of responsibility
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 15 May 2023, 9:00 am


Uppingham School seeks an enthusiastic and experienced Swim Teacher to join our Swim School team on a permanent basis.

You will be responsible for planning and delivering safe, fun, and effective swimming lessons to children and adults of all ages, helping them to learn valuable lifesaving skills within our state-of-the-art facilities. As part of the Swim School team, you will have the opportunity to work in a world-class environment, alongside a friendly and supportive team of professionals.

We are looking for an individual who is passionate about delivering an outstanding service and who possesses excellent communication and teaching skills. You will be well qualified and will have or will be willing to work towards either an ASA Teachers License, STA Full qualification, teaching assistant qualification or a National Pool Lifeguard qualification. Previous experience as a Swimming Teacher/Instructor or Lifeguard would be desirable. If you have a genuine interest in swimming and would like to grow and develop a career in the leisure industry, we would be delighted to hear from you.

We have two vacancies available for the Swim Teacher; one to start in June and one to start in September.

The ideal candidates will be able to work any of the following days and times during term time:

June Start: Wednesday 3.45pm – 7.30pm & Friday 9.45am -11.45am

September Start: Monday 4pm – 7.15pm, Saturday 9.15am-12.30pm & Sunday 8.45am-1pm

In return, Uppingham offers a competitive salary, ongoing training and an opportunity to work in a lively and friendly environment, with a community that values people. We are warm, compassionate, and mutually supportive. Including a whole host of benefits.

Swim Teacher – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.