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Swimming Teacher - DGA06628

Dumfries & Galloway Council
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26 Jul 2021

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Swimming Teacher (2)
Castle Douglas
£4,058.83 - £4,372.67

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

We are looking to recruit 2 enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced Swimming Teachers to lead in the delivery of our Learn 2 Swim scheme and Club sessions. These posts are for 7 hours per week.

Working at Castle Douglas Swimming Pool, you will be responsible for delivering swimming sessions for four swimming squads and promotion of the Swim Scheme as and when required.

You will ideally possess a current UKCC Level 2 Teaching Aquatics certificate or equivalent. A UKCC Level 1 Teaching Aquatics certificate or equivalent is essential. You will have excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic, reliable and have experience of teaching children and young people.

You will also have experience of following lesson plans and the ability to work with varying abilities of swimmers. You must have excellent Customer Care skills and the ability to work as part of a strong team.

Ideally you will have background knowledge of the Scottish Swimming Learn to Swim Scheme, and an understanding of Child Protection Issues. A First Aid Certificate and knowledge of current Health and Safety issues are desirable.

This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. From 28 February 2011, preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to formal offer of employment being made by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Successful candidates must have a flexible approach regarding hours worked in order to suit the needs of the service. Holiday periods shall be fixed over the festive period and the remainder of the holiday year must be planned and flexible with the needs of the service.

For further information please contact Andy McLean ( )
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