Posted: 20 February 2014

Sport & Physical Activity Coach - Lead Swim Teacher (3 posts)

Glasgow Life
City Wide
Job Type:
Sport & Physical Activity Coach - Lead Swim Teacher
Part time; 2 x 20 hours & 1 x 15 hours per week
£18,726.18 - £20,392.44 (Inclusive of Non Core Payments) Pro rata
Closing date:
23 March 2014

Glasgow Sport are recruiting highly skilled and motivated Lead Swimming Teachers to support the expansion of the learn to swim programme.

The lead teacher will be integral to ensuring the programme is a success and will be key in overseeing the day to day coordination of the programme.

You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining effective communication channels with all partners in Glasgow Sport. You will also ensure the implementation of robust monitoring and evaluation mechanisms that assist with the assessment of programme performance aligned to key performance indicators.

Duties will include:

• Managing and organising the delivery of daily lessons;
• Ensure a safe learning environment is provided for both staff and customers;
• Act as a positive role model to support and develop swimming teachers to deliver the best possible experience for our customers;
• Ensure best practice in coaching methods through our established learn to swim syllabus;
• Provide excellent customer service to parents, children, adults whilst building strong relationships with facility staff;
• Monitor the development of participants in the programme and provide regular feedback to Glasgow Sport;
• Maintain a high level of knowledge and teaching standards by attending in-house training programmes.

These posts are part time, 2 x 20 hours & 1 x 15 hours per week. Membership of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme will be essential on taking up these appointments.

To apply for these vacancies online please visit

Closing date is 11.59pm on Sunday 23 March 2014

Ref: GLA002864

Information is available in alternative formats, on request.

Phone 0845 270 1078