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FIXED TERM (3 MONTHS): 1 hour per week (Thursdays 11:00 - 12:00)
SALARY: £19.50 per hour
LOCATION: Tiverton

It will be an initial 12 week contract with the aim to progressing to permanent if the class is successful.

Do you have a passion for motivating people in a swimming pool environment? Can you make an exercise class fun, effective, safe and stimulating?  We are looking for someone who can bring energy to our class programme. If this sounds like you, and you have the ability to make individuals work hard but come away from the class feeling energised, then we’d love to hear from you. This is a real opportunity to bring your own style to Mid Devon Leisure.

Exercise classes are regularly monitored for improvement but will receive support from the Duty Officer for health and fitness to ensure the class is successful.   

All Coaches are expected to be punctual, energetic, and excellent at rapport building and to take onus on making their class successful.

Must hold an Aqua Aerobics qualification. A First Aid certificate would be advantageous but not essential.

This position also gives you the option to cover other Aqua Aerobics classes within Mid Devon Leisure covering holiday, sickness, and other absence.

To find out more

For an informal discussion about the post, contact Nick Dean, Duty Officer Health and Fitness on (01884) 234900

For full details please read the Job Description and Person Specification - LS24 - Coach

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

Unfortunately we are unable to sponsor skilled worker visas at this time. For more information on pre-employment checks, please review the documents found here.

How to apply

Please download and complete our Job Application Form and send to Opportunities@middevon.gov.uk. 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:

CLOSING DATE:  23 April 2024 at 1:00pm
POST NUMBER:  LS24-1
VACANCY NUMBER:  2024041

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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