Swimming Teacher (Scale 5)

  • Northern Ireland
  • Ongoing Agency
  • Temporary
  • Lisburn
  • £12.93

Bluestones Staffing


The swimming teacher will be based at Lagan Valley Leisureplex and will be responsible for designing, delivering and developing an innovative swimming programme to promote development through a range of swimming lessons and specialist classes. The promotion of physical well-being and improved health through swimming activities.

In particular, the post holder will be responsible for the organization, development, delivery and implementation of a comprehensive and structured schools’ swimming programme and Council swimming lessons programme.

The post holder may assume additional duties reasonably allocated by the sports programme co-ordinator and shall be required to carry out Lifeguarding duties when required.

Essential Criteria

  • A recognised full Swimming Teacher’s certificate (Level 2) OR A recognised Swimming Teacher’s Award (Level 1 & 2) will be considered but the successful candidate(s) must be willing to work towards & gaining a recognised Swimming Teacher’s Certificate Level 2 or equivalent, as above.
  • A practical working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel etc.
  • The ability to pass the council’s point-of-entry swim test.

Desirable Criteria

  • A relevant qualification for teaching swimming to disabled persons.
  • National Aquatic Rescue Standard (NARS) or National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
  • Two years’ experience of teaching swimming.
  • Two years’ relevant teaching experience in a local authority swimming programme.
  • A working knowledge of a computerised booking system.


The post for which you are applying is regulated and therefore a conviction can never become ‘spent.’ As part of the pre-employment checks you must declare any previous convictions on the ‘Criminal Convictions Disclosure Form.’  Furthermore, the post requires that candidates have a satisfactory Access N.I. enhanced disclosure, with Children’s Barred list check as part of the pre-employment checks. Access NI Code of Practice is available at the following link:-


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