University of York

University of York

Swimming Assistant

Swimming Assistant

Department

York Commercial Ltd

Salary

£12.00 per hour

Grade

Not applicable

Contract status

Open

Hours of work

Part-time

Based at

University of York campus

Posted Date

02/02/2024

Apply by

18/02/2024

Job Reference

13102

Documents

  • Swimming Assistant.pdf (PDF, 393.98kb)
  • Role Description

    We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and determined person to join us and assist in the successful delivery of the York Sport ‘Learn to Swim' programme.

    York Sport's mission is to inspire everyone to embrace active lifestyles, exercise and take part in sport and to offer the widest range of first class sport, health and fitness facilities, services and programmes in the city. We encourage everyone of all abilities to enjoy sport, with a huge range of pay- as-you-go and membership options to suit everyone. We have over 39 acres of sports fields and a range of indoor facilities to support a variety of sports, clubs and teams.

    As a Swimming Assistant you will responsible for welcoming pupils and parents to their swimming lessons, providing an excellent service at all times. You will also assist Swimming Instructors to teach swimming to participants of various abilities.

    You will possess an ability to work on your own initiative and a commitment to working within a team where you will need to constantly adapt to different workplace scenarios. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

    The rate of pay is £12.00 per hour. The role is 3.5 hours per week: Tuesday (15:45-19:15)

    Why Should You Apply?

  • We offer 38 annual leave days, includes the public and bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Car parking on premises is available and subject to competitive monthly fees
  • We provide 10% discount at on-campus catering outlets and Nisa retail shops (T&Cs apply)
  • We offer discounted postage services (National and International)
  • We provide concession rates to use York winning sports facilities, York Sports Village and York Sports Centre
  • We offer Competitive rates at Campus Nursery and Cycle to Work Schemes
  • We offer discounted rates on local retailers and services that are exclusive to YCL
  • Take a look at YCL's Career webpages to find out more about YCL, what we do and what we offer.

    Closing date: 18 February 2024

    It's anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 26 February 2024.

    York Commercial Ltd. (YCL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of York. The Head Office is situated at the University of York, Heslington, York, YO10 5DD. The successful candidate will be appointed on YCL terms and conditions of employment.

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

    Job details

    Title

    Swimming Assistant

    Employer

    University of York

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 03, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 18, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Education

    About the employer

    The University of York was established in 1963 when the University Grants Commission permitted a university in 1960. The university started operating with its first batch of 230 students on Oct. 9, 1963, under the leadership of Lord James as its chancellor. Originally the university only had 28 staff members and six departments; economics, English, education, history, politics, and mathematics. At present, the university includes nine colleges and more than 30 research centers and academic departments. The university is now accredited by the Privy Council.

    Located in Heslington, the University of York has been improving and expanding its campus ever since its establishment. The campus has plenty of landmarks, sculptures, and college buildings. The King's Manor is a historic structure that currently houses the Centre for Medieval Studies, the Centre for Eighteenth-Century Studies, and the Department of Archaeology. Located in the center of the campus, Central Hall is a tiered auditorium used for hosting concerts, competitions, conferences, graduations, fashion shows, and other events. The university's archives and library network includes many libraries on the campus and in the nearby area. The JB Morrell library is the campus' main library. Heslington Hall is another significant landmark of the campus.

    The University of York offers a plethora of undergraduate, research, and postgraduate programs in various fields like archaeology, sciences, computer science, law, management, medicine, mathematics, languages, arts, philosophy, psychology, and sociology. The university has 18,930 students. The university has collaborations with reputed research-oriented institutions across the world. It is a part of an alliance of 24 well-established research-intensive universities. Also, the university has great student exchange programs and research links with numerous other universities around the globe. It offers excellent professional training to its students and provides them outstanding employment opportunities in prestigious firms.

    The university has produced several notable and successful alumni. Greg Dyke is a renowned British journalist, media executive, broadcaster, and football administrator. Aníbal Cavaco Silva is Portugal's former president. Mahmoud Mohieldin is the vice-president of the World Bank Group. Jung Chang is a British writer, famous for her award-winning book 'Wild Swans'. Anthony Horowitz is an English screenwriter and novelist, popular for his works such as 'The Diamond Brothers' series, 'The Power of Five' series, and the 'Alex Rider' series. Han Seung-soo is South Korea's former prime minister. Peter Hitchens is an author and journalist who writes for The Mail. His popular works include 'The Abolition of Britain', 'The War We Never Fought', and 'The Rage Against God'. Many other distinguished people are a part of the university's alumni network.

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