Swimming Development Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

University of Exeter - Campus Services, Sports Office

This fixed term post is available on a part time (19.5 hours per week) basis, on a rotation and will include some weekends and afternoons when lessons take place.

The St Luke’s Sports Centre is an integral part of the multi million pound investment in sport at the University of Exeter. Facilities include a newly refurbished fitness room, alongside a swimming pool and multi-use games areas. Exeter Sport are currently ranked 5th in the British Universities and Colleges Sport League and were awarded the Sports University of the Year in 2016/17.

We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic person to join our team on a fixed term basis for 12 months to manage and support the successful swimming lesson programme at the St Luke’s Sports Centre Swimming Pool. The programme currently delivers lessons to 1,000 children and adults from the local community. The Centre offers both Swim England and RLSS Rookie Lifeguard programmes to a wide range of users.

You will lead a team of 20 part time swimming teachers and ensure that the quality of the programme remains high and that number of participants is maintained.

You should:

  • Ideally have experience in leisure and hold an ASA Level 2 swim teachers award or equivalent
  • Have strong IT skills. Experience of using Leisure Management Software would be an advantage

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

For further information, please contact Richard Bean, Operations Manager, r.bean@exeter.ac.uk or (01392) 725813.

Please note that all applications should be completed by filling out the University online application form. Applications after the deadline date, CV’s and applications other than through the University process will not be considered.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution.  Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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