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Various Locations across South Lanarkshire, ML3 0AA
£15.23 - £15.43 per hour
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Job Description

Locations: Various locations within South Lanarkshire

Hours: Various hours available

Duration: Permanent

South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture have an award winning Swimming Development programme which delivers high quality lessons in our nine pools. Due to the continued expansion of our programme which currently delivers lessons to around 10,000 people a week, we are looking for enthusiastic, highly motivated Lead Swim Teachers who love teaching swimming to a variety of abilities and age groups through out South Lanarkshire Pools.

All successful candidates should have a Scottish Swim Teacher Qualification (SSTQ) or SQA Level 7 and will be expected to apply for PVG Scheme registration and complete induction before commencing any paid work.


As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007. Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children.

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

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South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture are Equal Opportunities employers and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council / South Lanarkshire Leisure & Culture is committed to providing support to members of the British Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.



Set up / take down equipment where required

Ensure regular, relevant communication and feedback with customers/participants and colleagues in relation to all aspects of the programme. Provide management with relevant performance management information.

Plan session or block to be coached ensuring it is of the correct level and standard for the group it is to be delivered to and in line with activity goals

Prepare for and deliver sessions in accordance with Health and Safety guidelines, Normal and Emergency Operating Procedures including Risk Assessments

Deliver a fun, structured and progressive coaching session at the correct level and standard for the group, in-line with the appropriate National Governing Body guidelines

Assist the Swim Development management with staff development and the delivery and development of the programme.

The Individual

Applicants must hold a SSTQ or SQA Level 7 qualification. Please do not apply for the post if you are awaiting your result. Please submit your application when you have achieved your qualification.

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