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Swimming Instructor (Casual)

Sports & Active Lifestyles

£9.74 per hour


Times are changing for the Aquatics Team.  We are therefore looking to expand our team of Swimming Instructors to ensure our customers get the best possible Learn to Swim experience when they enrol on our programme.

You will be providing instruction and a ‘can do’ attitude in our Learn to Swim Programme.  An important team member, you will be familiar with the Learn to Swim Programmes and ensure that lesson changeovers are achieved in a professional and timely manner.

You must also be familiar with and adhere to, the Council’s Health and Safety Policy, helping us to deliver safe, enjoyable activities at all times.

Due to the expanding and diverse programming of the Learn to Swim Programme in the Aquatics facilities, there will be the continuing opportunities for you to access further training and assist with the delivery of activities.  In these cases, all training will be provided.

You must possess a valid RLSS NPLQ or NRASTC, an ASA Level 2 swimming instructor certificate or equivalent and have experience of a customer facing, leisure role.

Hours of work are variable initially to cover holidays (to be confirmed at interview).  The post is a casual post and the postholder will be required to work evenings and weekends.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Carolyn Brookes, Aquatics Officer at Jubilee2 on (01782) 742533 or Andrew Arnott, Sport and Active Lifestyles Manager on (01782) 742624.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and, as such, appointment will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.  This will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.


You can download an application form as a PDF (pdf 173kb) or Word Document (1mb) and email to humanresources@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk

You can also download a Job Description (pdf 78kb), Person Specification (pdf 80kb), Recruitment Statement (pdf 126kb) and Guidance Notes (pdf 170kb)

You can also contact Human Resources on 01782 742265/742266 (24hrs) or email us at humanresources@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk quoting post ref no CST.

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Council is also committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.


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