We are hiring!

Are you looking for a fun career working with children?

We are looking for a friendly and enthusiastic individual to work as a swimming teacher in Bolton and may provide cover to surrounding areas if and when necessary.

Great rates of pay, 50% discount on swimming lessons, as well as scope for progression within a rapidly growing and expanding swim school.

Splash Stars will fund the cost of all training, which will be required to be undertaken in your own time. This requires lots of study prior to undertaking the qualifications.

You will undertake various training course including:

Safety Award for Teachers – 1 day course.
Baby and Pre-School
Level Two – 3 days course.
Level
Two in Swimming Teaching – Award course – 3/4 day course.
People with disabilities – level two – 3 day course.
You will also undertake extensive in house training and co-teaching. As part of your training, you will be co-teaching alongside Nichole and the team in order to gain the experience necessary to undertake this role.

We will also fund the cost of your CRB checks, STA membership fees and insurance.

Considering our significant investment in the candidate we expect you to be fully committed to learning and development in your own time.

Once qualified and competent you will be teaching your own lessons. The sessions available at the moment will be on a Thursday and a Sunday. More hours are likely to become available, as sessions grow and new pools are acquired.

This role is term time only. In order to cover nonworking periods you will receive a payment of 12% of your earnings for the year, which will be paid in August.

Essential criteria:

Committed to splash Stars.
Committed to undertake courses and training in own time (unpaid) some of which may require travel.
Effective communicator.
Fun, friendly personality.
A keen interest in swimming.
Interested in making a career with Splash Stars.
Team player
Be friendly and approachable with the ability to interact with both children and their parents.
Ability to lift and carry equipment as well as meeting physical requirements of first aid provision poolside.
Have a clean criminal record
– CRB will be completed before appointment.
Must be completely committed to the role.
Own transport or reliable private transportation to venue.

Desirable Criteria (not essential):

Worked with children.
First aid trained.
Your children already attend our lessons.

Duties include:

Teaching classes of up to 8/9 parent child pairs or 6 school age children or 4 special needs children.
Delivering high quality, fun, focused and progressive lessons.
Ensuring you revise your lesson plans before lessons.
Ensuring you are in control
of and are maintaining a safe environment.
Understanding
swimming strokes and techniques and how to correct these to become proficient.
Encouraging and nurturing children to achieve their best.
Developing good rapport with parents/carers and children.
Setting up before
classes and laying away after the classes.
Let customers into the venue and take a register.
Chatting to parents and children.
Show parents to the pool and changing facilities.
Keep changing rooms and pool area clean and tidy.
Enforce pool rules.
Own transport or reliable private transportation to venue.

Additional Information
Training
will commence in September.

To apply, please forward your CV with a supporting statement as to how you feel you meet the criteria to becoming a swimming teacher for Splash Stars to nichole@splash-stars.co.uk

If you have any questions before applying, please call Nichole on 07943660639.

All applications are to be received by 17:00 on Wednesday 6th September 2017. Interviews will be held shortly after.

We reserve the right to end this early or extend as required.