Casual Swim Instructor - Working for Essex
Salary: £14.41
Closing date: 22 Jul 2024
Location: Castlepoint
Hours: Part-time
Req ID: 17458
Role: Customer Services
About the role

Casual Swim Instructor

Castle Point Borough Council

Temporary, Part Time

From £14.41 per hour

Location: Castlepoint

Closing Date: Monday 22nd July 2024

*Please note that this is a part-time role up to 12 hours per week*

Why Castle Point?Castle Point Borough Council is a statutory body responsible for employing nearly 350 staff, and delivering over 150 council services, both statutory and for the community's well-being and benefit. Castle Point Borough Council aims to provide high-quality and financially sustainable services while prioritising outstanding customer service, transparency in decision-making, and promoting local democracy. Additionally, the council seeks to transform, modernize, and improve its performance, as well as support and enable the communities within its jurisdiction to be strong, healthy, and thriving.

Our values: Trust, Respect, Improving and Learning, and Customer Focus

The Opportunity

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join us as Casual Swim Instructors. This is an exciting opportunity to teach important life skills to our residents.

As a Swim Instructor, you will be working with a dedicated team writing and delivering lesson plans in accordance with the STA Swim Academy framework and in line with the Council’s Swim Academy QMS.

You will be responsible for motivating and encouraging swimmers of varying abilities and ages.

Lessons are held Monday and Friday evenings and weekend mornings therefore this role would be ideal with someone with a flexible approach to working, we are also able to offer job share.

Qualified professionals are desirable however, full training will be provided to the right candidate.


· To act in a manner which is professional and promotes Castle Point Borough Council in a positive manner in line with its Values and Accountabilities

· To contribute to achieving the Council’s agenda for achieving continuous improvement in service delivery

· To contribute to achieving the Council’s corporate objectives and priorities

· To actively promote and market the Council’s swim academy, activity programme, facilities and services

· To assist the Swim Academy Manager to increase participants and income

· To promote the use of the parental access (home portal)

· To administer the swim academy lessons utilising the Go Learn software

· To ensure the Council’s Android devices are collected before each lesson and returned, and charged if required

· To ensure that high levels of customer service are maintained, and ensuring that the wearing of correct uniform and name badges are worn at all times

· To set up and put away equipment for swimming lessons, ensuring all equipment is safe and effective for use

The Experience You Will Bring

· Confident swimmer

· Enthusiastic and outgoing

· STA Level 2 Award and/or Certificate Qualification OR Swim England Level 2 Swimming Qualification (desirable)

· Flexible approach to working patterns

· First Aid Qualified (desirable)

Castle Point Borough Council is proud to be a disability confident Leader. We’re committed to interview all disabled applicants if they meet the minimum requirements of the job. We’re also committed to interview all veterans and care leavers, who meet the minimum requirements of the role for which they are applying. Please speak to our Recruiters if you require any reasonable adjustments during the process.

Castle Point Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you have queries on this role or require anything further, please email OR