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PERMANENT: Varying hours available
SALARY: £13.20 per hour
LOCATION: Crediton

Do you want to join an expanding service? Do you value development and challenge? We have an opportunity for a Part Time Assistant Swimming Teacher to join the team at Lords Meadow, Crediton our established Sports Centre.

At Lords Meadow, Crediton our benefits include: 

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • A flexible benefits scheme including access to a discount shopping (online and high street) and events
  • Discounted leisure memberships
  • Free uniform and DBS check
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent training and development opportunities

As an Assistant Swimming Teacher your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • To teach/coach all pupils on the programme (group lessons) to the standards set out by MDDC.
  • Manage the class appropriately and maintain records.
  • Assisting in the cost effective and efficient operation of the facility as designated by the Swimming Lesson Manager.
  • All duties to be carried out in accordance with current codes of practice, MDDC, the Health and Safety at Work Act, Data Protection Act, Child Protection, all standard operating and emergency procedures and any other legislation.

At Lords Meadow, Crediton we value: Pride, People, Performance and Partnerships

About you:

  • Swimming teachers Association (STA) Level 2 Award or Certificate, Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) Swimming Teacher Level 1
  • A team player with strong communication skills
  • Committed to personal development
  • Previous teaching experience is desirable but not essential.

To find out more information about Mid Devon District Council and our Leisure Services please visit:

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - LS18 - Assistant Swimming Teacher.

The Job Description refers to the level of competencies required for this post. For an explanation of what this means, please see Core Competencies.

A satisfactory enhanced disclosure check and three years complete employment history will be requested in the event of you being offered the position.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Alternatively, print and send by post to:

Human Resources
Mid Devon District Council
Phoenix House
Phoenix Lane
Tiverton, Devon
EX16 6PP

Please remember to quote the following post and vacancy numbers:


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MDDC reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications.

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.  We are keen to make our interviews accessible. Let us know on your job application if you have a disability and need any reasonable adjustments.

We're committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If we've not contacted you within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

Thank you for showing an interest in this vacancy and we wish you every success with your on-going job search.

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