Swim Teacher – Uppingham Careers

Swim Teacher

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Job details

Contract hours: Part time, 7 hours per week
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £5,179.91 per annum
Location: Sports Centre - USSC
Closing date: 18 April 2024, 9:00 am


The role

Uppingham School Sports Centre is seeking a vibrant and experienced addition to their dedicated Swim School staff on a permanent basis. If you’re passionate about teaching swimming and feel you can make a positive difference to children within our swim school, we would love to hear from you. Help us in creating a fun and engaging swimming environment that will make a real difference to the children and adults on our swim school journey. Apply now to dive into this fantastic opportunity!

As a valued member of our Swim School team, your main role will involve planning and conducting enjoyable and secure swimming lessons for individuals of all ages, including children and adults. You’ll have the privilege of using your knowledge, experience and skillset, all within our state-of-the-art facilities. Working in this world-class environment, you’ll be surrounded by a warm and supportive group of professionals, making your journey with us both professional and relaxed.

About you

We are looking for an individual who is enthusiastic 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 or have a level 1 teaching assistant qualification.

We are currently recruiting to the following days and times:

Shifts available:

  • Monday 16:00 – 19:15 (3.25 hours)
  • Saturday 09:30 – 12:30 (3 hours)
  • Or Sunday 09:00 – 13:00 (4 hours)


When you join us, you become part of a community that appreciates and supports its team members, you will enjoy a range of benefits that reflects our appreciation:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for the School’s private health scheme
  • Free Westfield Healthcare
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual joining fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee discount
  • 25% Holiday Club discount at Uppingham School Sports Centre for children of Uppingham and Maidwell Hall staff
  • Retail, gym, supermarket, cinema and restaurant discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Occupational Health Services
  • Free annual flu jabs
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer
  • Recognised as “Investors in Diversity”

Closing date: Thursday 18th April 2024.

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.