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Swimming Teacher

Lisburn & Castlereagh City CouncilLisburn£27,334 - £29,777 per year

KEY PURPOSE OF THE JOB: The swimming teacher will be based at Lagan Valley Leisureplex and will be responsible for designing, delivering and developing an innovative swimming programme to promote development through a range of swimming lessons and specialist classes. The promotion of physical well-being and improved health through swimming activities. In particular, the post holder will be responsible for the organization, development, delivery and implementation of a comprehensive and structured schools’ swimming programme and Council swimming lessons programme. The post holder may assume additional duties reasonably allocated by the sports programme co-ordinator and shall be required to carry out Lifeguarding duties when required. KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 1.     Teaching/coaching and organization of an in innovative swimming programme and other water-based activities to the schools. Teaching/coaching and delivery of swimming and specialist activities. 2.     Arranging, organising and setting up a structured programme of water activities designed to promote physical well-being and improved health through swimming activities. Delivery of an innovative swimming programme that allows for individual development as well as groups in a safe, stimulating environment. The designing, organisation and development of special events and holiday swim camps. 3.     Responsible for day to day administration duties in the organisation of lessons, galas, special events, etc., including supplying written reports to the sports programme co-ordinator. Carrying out risk assessments where applicable. 4.     Responsible for the organisation of all lessons, including special groups .Pursuing requests for swimming lessons and up-dating progress of each swimming class on a daily basis including lesson plan preparation. 5.     Handling, erecting and dismantling relevant equipment and ensuring that specialist equipment is safely used and correctly stored. 6.     Help ensure that the very highest standards of health and safety for both customers and colleagues are maintained at all times and that all relevant statutory health and safety requirements and Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council health and safety policies, procedures and work instructions are adhered to at all times. 7.     Help ensure that all Child Protection and Vulnerable Adult legislation, published relevant guidelines and Council policies are complied with in the operation of the services and activities of the facility, to help ensure a safe environment for both customers and work colleagues. 8.     Ensure high standards of cleanliness, maintenance and presentation of all relevant areas and equipment, reporting any defects or potentially hazardous situations to the manager on duty. 9.     Follow all governing body legislation such as Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS UK) and the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) and help ensure the safe supervision of casual swimming teachers and work experience students. 10. Ensure compliance with Council policies and procedures and operate within the highest standards of management and personal behaviour, which reflect the core values and behaviours of the organisation. 11. Promote equality of opportunity and access in service delivery and in the employment of staff through the mainstreaming of equality within the Council. 12. Ensure the provision of high standards of customer care across all the services provided by the Unit and promote and manage the service effectively and communicate in a way, which enhances and promotes the public image and overall reputation of the Council. 13. Develop and enhance working relationships with relevant partners and stakeholders to maximise corporate and community planning outcomes and to generate innovation in service delivery. Note: The post holder should be aware that the responsibilities and functional areas of the post may be subject to change as a result of organisational change. The Council therefore reserves the right to change the duties of the post by adding to or amending the range of functional responsibilities. The post holder will be required to be flexible and adaptable to meet the changing needs and requirements of the organisation. Person Specification – Swimming Teacher Essential Criteria Method of Assessment Qualifications 1.1  – A recognised full Swimming Teacher’s Certificate (Level 2) Or * A recognised Swimming Teacher’s Award (Level 1 & 2) will be considered but the successful candidate(s) must be willing to work towards & gaining a recognised Swimming Teacher’s Certificate Level 2 or equivalent, as above. Knowledge ·       A practical working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel etc. Interview / Assessment Centre General ·       The ability to pass the Council’s point-of-entry swim test. Practical Pool Test Desirable Criteria Method of Assessment Qualifications 1.2 – A relevant qualification for teaching swimming to disabled persons. 1.3 – National Aquatic Rescue Standard (NARS) or National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) Experience 1.4 – Two years’ experience of teaching swimming 1.5 – Two years’ relevant teaching experience in a local authority swimming programme  Knowledge ·       A working knowledge of a computerised booking system.  Behavioural Competencies 2.1 – Managing Our Own Work Plans, structures and prioritises own work to achieve optimum results 2.2 – Developing Our Own Capability Looks for opportunities to learn and develop in order to deliver and add value to their own role 3.2 – Influencing Outcomes Adapts style and approach to achieve effective outcome 3.3 – Meeting Customer Needs Establishes the needs of customers and strives to ensure that these are met. 4.4 – Continuously Improving Services Seeks to continually improve the services and processes that impact on users. Salary: £27,334 to £29,777 pro rata per annum (plus 19% employer pension contribution)

10 days agoPermanentTemporary

Technician In Wet Trades

South Eastern Regional CollegeNewtownards, Down

TECHNICIAN IN WET TRADES 21 hour post, Fixed Term Contract up to 20/12/24, Newtownards Campus £22,777 - £27,344 pro rata per annum  ​ABOUT US We take great pride in Inspiring. Transforming. Enriching lives. Each member of staff has an important role to play in ensuring that our students and business clients get the very best of quality education. Our working environment is a dynamic, challenging and rewarding one. We need the best talent to help us become a world leader. As well as a challenging role which will add value to your CV you will get an attractive renumeration package, access to professional development opportunities and the chance to work with some of the best in the education sector. We currently have a vacancy for a Technician in Wet Trades ​​​​​​​ JOB PURPOSE Reporting to the Head of School the post-holder will be responsible for providing technical support and assistance to lecturers/courses in the relevant curriculum area. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​For further information on the main duties and responsibilities of this role, please see attached Job Description.

13 days agoTemporary
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