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Casual Swimming Instructors

Salary – £10.65 per hour

Burnley Leisure are looking for passionate, enthusiastic, motivational and engaging Swimming Instructors to join our Swim Academy, delivering swimming lessons at St Peters and Padiham Leisure Centre.
Skills required for the post:

  • In order to be able to apply for this post you must possess either a level 1 or 2 in teaching aquatics.
  • Ideally the candidate will hold a valid Rescue award for swimming teachers and coaches or National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, although not essential.
  • Professional, punctual and well-organised person responsible for the implementation, development and organisation of swimming classes
  • Flexibility to work weekdays, evenings and weekends
  • Good communicator
  • Responsible for carrying out all administrative tasks associated with your position, including lesson plans schemes of work and class registers
  • Integration of the ASA Learn to Swim Framework and programme reward schemes into your classes

The successful applicant would be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic instructor team, working as part of the award winning Burnley Leisure Trust.

The position offers an attractive salary with a comprehensive health and wellbeing package.

Appointment to the post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service

For an informal discussion on the content of the job description or person specification, please contact Heather Alexander on 07866 791376

More information and job description

You can apply for jobs in two ways – via an online form or you can  download the application form in word format and return this by email to or by post to:-

Burnley Borough Council (Vacancies)
People and Development
Town Hall, Manchester Road
Burnley, Lancs
BB11 9SA

Before making a job application please ensure you download and read the guidance notes together with the relevant job description and person specification. In order to be invited for interview you must be able to show that you meet all of the essential and ideally all the desirable criteria. However, if you do not meet some or all of the desirable criteria you may still be invited for interview.

Good luck with your application!


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