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Aquatics Programme Coordinator

David Ross Sports Village

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £23,256 to £26,071 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Monday 09 October 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  REG098523X1

Previous applicants in the last 6 months need not apply

Are you passionate about teaching children and adults to swim? Are you looking for a new opportunity to contribute towards the development of a Learn to Swim programme? The University of Nottingham has a new full-time role available to support with the delivery and administration of the Aquatics programme, focused around the Learn to Swim programme.

Our Learn to Swim programme is available for all ages and abilities from 6 weeks to adults; delivering group lessons, 1-2-1/Private Bubble lessons and a School Holiday programme. 

Roles and responsibilities will include providing first class standard of teaching, delivering a minimum of 18 hours of teaching per week to a range of ages and abilities. Supporting the Aquatics Officer in co-ordinating high quality and diverse programme including tasks such as arranging staffing for the delivery of the lessons, monitoring the movements, numbers and assessments of the swimmers, co-ordinating the enrolment of current and new customers onto the programme, working with swim lesson software systems, responding to customer enquiries, supporting with the training and development of the Swim teachers team and Front of House team and providing customer communication updates and promotions.

Previous experience of teaching swimming lessons and an understanding of swim programme procedures, enrolments and customer communication is essential. SEQ Level 2 swim teacher qualification or equivalent is essential.  Ability to work flexibly and meet deadlines, excellent organisational and time management skills, proven communication, presentation and interpersonal skills and basic computer literacy skills is essential.

This position is offered on a permanent basis. Hours are full time (36.25 hours per week), will include evenings and weekends. Job share arrangements may be considered. This position will be based at the David Ross Sports Village.

Core teaching hours each week:

  • Mondays 16.00-19.30
  • Tuesdays 16.00-20.00
  • Fridays 9.00-12.00

The working hours will be a minimum of one weekend in two, to be available to cover at weekends when required and support on key booking weeks. The working hours are flexible and can vary from week to week based on the needs of the programme. You will be required to be working key assessment and booking weeks. During the school holiday periods your hours will change to be able to deliver the school holiday programme Monday-Friday, with weekends off.

Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Skilled Worker, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Joanne Brown, tel: 0115 7487000 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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