Posted: 24 February 2020

Fife Sports and Leisure Trust - Relief Swimming Instructor

Fife Sports and Leisure Trust
Job Type:
Level 1: FC5 £10.96 per hour - Level 2: FC6 £12.15 per hour
Closing date:
13 March 2020
Interview date:
26 March 2020

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.


  • Minimum Level 1 Certificate for Teaching Aquatics with a commitment to qualify to UKCC Level 2 Teacher of Aquatics / ASA, Full Teacher of Swimming or equivalent within an agreed timescale

* Applications will be accepted from candidates who have undertaken the new SSTQ (Scottish Swimming Teacher Qualification)

  • First Aid Qualification
  • Child Protection Training

*Placement on the salary scale will be dependent on qualifications and experience 

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.


  1. Deliver fun and innovate swimming lessons to children and adults of all abilities, in line with the Scottish Swimming (SASA) Learn to Swim programme
  2. 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
  3. Promote the Fife Sports and Leisure Trust (FSLT) Learn to Swim programme and provide information of alternative products and services
  4. Undertake Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and appropriate additional training in accordance with FSLT employee development scheme
  5. Operate in accordance with FSLT guidelines, policies and procedures
  6. Observe operational and health and safety procedures to ensure appropriate management of vulnerable groups

Job Profile, Person Specification and Application Process can be found by clicking on the 'Apply' button.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 13 March 2020