Posted: 07 January 2019

Glasgow Life - Sport and Physical Activity Coach(Swimming) Part Time - Re-advertisement

Glasgow Life
Job Type:
11.5 hours per week
£16,808.24 - £18,298.15 pro rata
Closing date:
20 January 2019

Glasgow Life is the charity responsible for inspiring Glasgow’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture, sport and learning.

At Glasgow Life we believe in the transformational power of the services we provide for the citizens of and visitors to the City of Glasgow.  Glasgow Life has a significant role to play in ensuring Glasgow retains its position as a world class city following the 2014 Commonwealth Games.  We operate 156 venues across Glasgow including Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Emirates Arena, Mitchell Library and the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.  In addition we are proud to be responsible for Celtic Connections, the Glasgow Club and the City’s 32 local libraries. 

As Sport and Physical Activity Coach (Swimming) you will report to the Head Performance Swimming Coach and be responsible for:

  • Leading the coaching, training and competition programme of one of the COGST Masters Squad (or similar group as directed by the Head Performance Coach) to deliver a valuable technique development, fitness, participation/competitive and engaging club swimming experience to adults;
  • Attending swimming competitions as required for all groups/swimmers within the COGST programme;
  • Attending local and regional forums/meetings on behalf of the Club and Glasgow Life, including providing reports to key personnel as required;
  • Work with Glasgow Life swimming lessons staff to ensure the continual introduction of children from learn to swim into the COGST training groups

To be successful in this role you have the following skills and experience:

UKCC Level 1 Coaching or Teaching Aquatics or equivalent
You will be a highly motivated, professional and innovative person.  You will have excellent communication skills, have a flexible approach to work and knowledge of coaching within a club programme.

Glasgow Life services are the top performing services delivered by or on behalf of Glasgow City Council.  Three of the top four scores for satisfaction are achieved by our services, including Museums and Art Galleries, Libraries and Sport and Leisure Facilities.  None of this would have been achieved without the considerable strength of our workforce – building on our commitment to make Glasgow a successful and vibrant city.

Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up appointment.

Salary will be pro rata to reflect Part Time.

This is a re-advertisement and previous applicants shouldn't reapply.

For full details including the online application please click HERE

The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Sunday 20 January 2019.