Relief Level 2 Sports Coach – Swimming Instructor

Date Posted: Thu 16 May 2019

Salary: Grade F £11.88 - £13.11 per hour

Hours: Casual

Location: Queens Leisure Centre

Contract: Relief Contract

Directorate: Communities & Place

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and qualified Sports Coach to join the team at Queens Leisure Centre. The role will be to deliver a variety of swimming sessions to all age ranges and abilities. We are looking for a vibrant and enthusiastic instructor that has a passion and drive to increase participation in our Learn to Swim programme

The successful candidate will plan, deliver and monitor our co-ordinated sporting programmes to a high quality with professional coaching activities. As Derby City Council, we aspire to motivate people within the community to become more physically and culturally active, this role will play a key part in this developmental area.
The hours of the role are varied seven days a week, on a casual basis. Therefore the successful candidate will be required to have a reasonable amount of flexibility for this role.

You must;
* Have previous experience in Sports Coaching
* Have the ability to plan a range of innovative coaching sessions and programs
* Be customer focused, friendly and approachable 
* Be able to work as part of a team

* Have a working knowledge the Swim England Learn to Swim Syllabus 
* Have experience of working with schools
* Sound knowledge and understanding in safe guarding

You must hold a current Level 1 or 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming

If you have any questions, please speak to Stuart Tate, Assistant Manager - Swimming on 01332 641444 or email

To apply for the post please email a CV and covering letter to

Before you complete your application form please read our guidance on filling in your application form

Please see Job Description here

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For more information and to apply, please take a look at the Council website