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DG1 Leisure Complex, Hoods Loaning, Dumfries, DG1 2HT
£9,644 - £10,361.33 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
16 hours per week

This position has expired.


Swimming Teacher (19/588) (Fixed Term)                                                                                 


£9,644 - £10,361.33



Are you passionate about providing high quality swimming tuition and looking for a new challenge?


We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and self-motivated and Swimming Teacher to assist in the delivery of our Learn to Swim Swimming Programme, working 16 hours per week, 52.14 weeks per year.   This post is fixed term for 8 months.


This post may be suitable for secondment.  Agreement from your line manager must be sought before applying for this post


You will be responsible for instructing swimming lessons and assisting with the administration and promotion of the Learn to Swim Scheme as and when required.  Instruction will take place during the daytime, evenings and weekends.


You will ideally possess a current Scottish Swimming Teacher Qualification (SSTQ) or a UKCC Level 2 Teaching Aquatics certificate, or equivalent.  A UKCC Level 1 Teaching Aquatics certificate is essential.  You will have excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic, reliable and have experience of teaching children and adults.  You will also have experience of writing and following lesson plans and the ability to work with varying abilities of swimmers.  You must have excellent customer care skills. Ideally you will have a background knowledge of the Dumfries & Galloway Council Learn to Swim Scheme, and an understanding of Child Protection.  A First Aid Certificate and knowledge of Health and Safety are desirable.


This post is subject to candidate vetting through Disclosure Scotland


For further information please contact Bethany Hutton, DG1 Swimming Coordinator on 01387 243550 or email