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Head Activity Leader - Swimming Instructor

Organisation:Nottingham City Council 

Working Hours: Part Time , Hours per week - 10 

Salary:£24,543.71 - Pro-Rata 

NPPV Required:No 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Nottingham City Council Leisure Centres, Various Sites, Nottingham, NG 


Closing date:31 December 2021 at midnight 

Nottingham City Council is looking to recruit qualified swimming instructors (Swim England Level 2 or the STA Award in Teaching Swimming or equivalent) to join their large Nottingham Swim School Programme that is delivered from six City Council pools across the City.
The hours on offer vary across across the leisure centres. Nottingham Swim School mainly takes place Monday-Friday 4-6.30pm and weekends 8am-2pm,  hours available could be from 2 hours up to 25 hours a week. 
Nottingham City Council offers competitive rates of pay starting at £12.72 per hour and rising to £13.24 on the first anniversary and subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period. We also offer a range of ongoing training courses linked to the role including the NRASTC course. (National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches), generous annual leave, free uniform and there may be the opportunity to work additional hours on the school swimming programme. (Mainly operating from 9.30am-12noon and 1.30-3pm during school term time)  Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions Information which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working.
As a swimming instructor you will be responsible for:
* Producing appropriate session plans, schemes of work and ensuring swimming lessons are fun, progressive, inclusive, motivating and meet the level of ability being taught.
* Deliver high quality swimming lessons to a wide range of ages and abilities following the Swim England Learn to Swim framework and awards scheme.
* Carry out regular assessments of the participants against the set class criteria using the iPods provided.

* Swimming Teachers Qualification (Swim England Level 2, STA Award in Teaching Swimming or equivalent)
* National Pool lifeguard qualification or the National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (or willingness to complete)
* Experience of organising, leading and promoting sporting activities.
* Knowledge of the Swim England Learn to Swim Framework and awards scheme.
Please see the Job Description /Person Specification which are attached.
For informal enquiries please contact Claire Sullivan Claire.Sullivan@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
Please note we will interview shortlisted applicants on an ongoing basis throughout the advert period up until the 31st December 2021.
We particularly welcome applicants from the Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) communites, if you have a disability or  lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
Useful information for Applicants

This post is covered by the statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) (English Language Requirement for public sector workers) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English, as detailed in the job description and person specification, is an essential requirement for the role.

Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve. As a result of our commitment, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.

If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk

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Nottingham City Council is known for inclusivity and innovation, and we are continually working around the clock to deliver services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.

Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.

We will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!

Nottingham City Council is committed to recruiting a talented workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We are a fair and inclusive employer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and with different abilities. We recruit for diversity and value difference.

We particularly want to hear from you if you are from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic community, identify within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community (LGBT) and if you are Disabled - these groups of people are underrepresented in our workforce, and we’d like to reflect our local population more through our recruitment processes.

We have always been open to flexible working and the COVID-19 pandemic provided us with some new options to work in a completely different way. We welcome a conversation about flexible working at the point of interview.

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