Sep 14, 2021

Swim Lessons Manager - Winchester City Penguins Swimming Club - Salary 26,000 - Closing date 24 September 2021

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  • Winchester, Hampshire, UK
Full time management Swimming

Job Description

Interview date30 September 2021Job DescriptionJob Purpose
To manage the Charity’s Learn to Swim Programme and identify new opportunities for growth. You will lead the day to day running of activities, ensuring a well-structured, progressive and high quality programme is delivered at all times.
We are looking for a full-time (37.5 hours) member of staff, with a minimum of 10 hours spent on poolside working with, and supporting, the teaching team. We are open to looking at alternative hours or working arrangements for the right person.
The Lessons Manager will work very closely with our Head of Finance, Memberships Officer, and Lessons admin support to ensure a smooth and effective experience for the swimmers / parents.

Employee Benefits
25 days annual leave + public holidays, entitlement to paid sick leave, kit / uniform, training opportunities.

Key responsibilities
Act as the main point of contact for the lessons programme, including being present as the poolside supervisor for a number of sessions each week.
Manage, develop and monitor the implementation and administration of the Learn to Swim programme.
Establish and maintain excellent relationships with our teaching staff as well as our customers, dealing with queries in a timely and proactive manner.
Coordinate the efficient and effective training and deployment of teaching staff to meet the demands of the programme
Keep an up to date list of all employee qualifications and ensure all mandatory qualifications, licensing and CPD/ training requirements are up to date, including own.
Maintain an up to date knowledge of the ASA Learn To Swim Pathway and School Swimming Charter.
Work with senior staff to prepare a comprehensive termly scheme of work and disseminate to the teaching team.
Ensure operational excellence of programmes and excellent communication to customers, partners and staff.
Manage your own lessons budget
Contribute to and deliver on a development plan for the Lean to Swim Programme.
Complete all administration, with the help of the admin support team, maintaining an up to date database of members and their progress, managing bookings, waiting lists, new enrolments, registers and pool layouts.
Coordinate a marketing and recruitment strategy of all lessons programme swimming activities to maintain a high profile and run at maximum capacity.
Identify and setup new development swimming opportunities to meet the demands of our customers and strategy; including mother and baby and disability swimming sessions
Work with squad coaches to ensure a clear development pathway exists for all swimmers.
Work with colleagues to build relationships with local schools, facilities, sports clubs and swim schools locally.
To assist in the creation of accurate reports as required to assist in the evaluation of performance and progress of the lessons programme.
To work as part of a committed team and support other initiatives and events when required


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