Fife Sport and Leisure Trust

Posted: 14 March 2019

Casual Swimming Instructor(s) - Level 1 & 2 - Fife

Fife Sports and Leisure Trust
Fife Wide
Job Type:
£10.28 - £11.40 per hour
Closing date:
17 March 2019
Interview date:
21 March 2019

Contract Type: Casual 

Interview date: Thursday 21st March 2019

Salary: Level 1: FC5 £10.28 per hour 

Level 2: FC6 £11.40 per hour (pay award pending)

Locations throughout Fife in the following Clusters: East: Cupar, Leven, St Andrews West: Dunfermline Central: Cowdenbeath, Glenrothes and Bowhill Coastal: Kirkcaldy and Burntisland.

To assist/lead and deliver learn to swim sessions to the agreed standard as outlined by Scottish Swimming (SASA the sports governing body) and our company’s in-house programme. Where appropriate adapt lessons in response to business, individual and groups needs.

Requirements UKCC Level 1 or Level 2 - Teacher of Aquatics First Aid Qualification Child Protection Training.

Before confirming appointment, you will be required to obtain Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme membership through.

Disclosure Scotland and become a member of the relevant PVG scheme.


  • Deliver fun and innovate swimming lessons to children and adults of all abilities, in line with the Scottish Swimming (SASA) Learn to Swim programme
  • Utilise continuous assessment methods to observe, analyse and record progress of swimmers through the Learn to Swim Programme, in line with the LTAD (Long term athlete development) Swimmer Pathway
  • Promote the Fife Sports and Leisure Trust (FSLT) Learn to Swim programme and provide information of alternative products and services
  • Undertake Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and appropriate additional training in accordance with FSLT employee development scheme
  • Operate in accordance with FSLT guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Observe operational and health and safety procedures to ensure appropriate management of vulnerable groups.
  • The Individual Delivery of swimming lessons to children and adults Scottish Swimming Learn to Swim Programme or equivalent.
  • Working with swimmers of all abilities from complete beginners to stroke development level Liaising with parents of swimmers.
  • Ability to group swimmers according to ability.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with swimmers (children and adults), parents and team members Demonstrate an understanding of Health and Safety when delivering swimming lessons.
  • The ability to demonstrate enthusiasm, to inspire confidence and motivate participants Excellent communication skills.
  • Enthusiastic and innovative Outgoing and confident.
  • Ability to listen and adapt and react quickly and positively.
  • Punctual Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team