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Course Co-ordinator

Job details
Posting date: 17 June 2024
Salary: £26,010 to £29,552 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 30 June 2024
Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
Remote working: Hybrid - work remotely up to 4 days per week
Company: The Amateur Swimming Association (Swim England) Limited
Job type: Contract
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About Us

The Institute of Swimming work in conjunction with Swim England as a subsidiary, and exist for the good of the sport; developing the best aquatic professionals is our priority.

We are the largest provider of Swim England qualifications and aquatics courses and we train over 60 per cent of all swimming teachers in the UK.

About The Role

The Institute of Swimming are seeking a Course Coordinator to join the team on a full time basis (35 hours per week), on a fixed term contract basis (12 months).

The role will be based at our SportPark office in Loughborough with some flexibility to work from home. Where possible flexible working will be considered.

This is an exciting opportunity working within the Programmes team, responsible for building the national programme of training whilst providing excellent customer service, coordination of training opportunities and marketing of aquatics and pool plant training courses. You will ensure accurate and timely information for all aspects of the training centre, tutor and customer experience.

Reporting to the Programme Leader, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing and progressing detailed annual training plans, to meet the needs of employers, clubs and individuals, as well as meeting the Institute of Swimming’s targets. This role will hold specific responsiblity for our Safeguarding programme.

You will work with other departments, customers and stakeholders to deliver the KPIs set by senior management ensuring that courses are planned and delivered within the required budgetary requirements. You will effectively communicate with tutors and delivery venues to ensure all information and resources are in place prior to courses. You will market the training opportunities to ensure that courses are viable to run where possible at maximum capacity.

To find out more about the role, download the full Job Description and Person Specification document.

About You

In order to be shortlisted for the next stage in the process you must demonstrate within your application how you meet the following essential criteria:

Excellent customer service skills
Proven ability of delivering against KPIs/targets
Previous administrative experience with the ability to manage a varied
administrative work program to meet tight deadlines


Knowledge of the Institute’s courses and programmes
Knowledge of educational functions, processes and systems

So if you feel you have the suitable skills and attributes for this position then we would like to hear from you.

Please be advised that we cannot offer visa sponsorship and that you must have right to work in the UK to apply or be considered for this role. If you are a non UK/EU National, you must have an appropriate working Visa to undertake employment. You must also be working within the UK to apply or be considered for this role, due to the public liability insurance Swim England holds.

Swim England is committed to inclusion and embracing the spirit of all equalities legislation. As a Disability Confident Employer, we actively encourage applications from disabled people. We recognise that the diversity of our workforce is not reflective of today’s society and we are currently operating a pilot scheme whereby applicants from ethnically diverse backgrounds can opt into our guaranteed interview scheme. Candidates that have opted into the scheme will be guaranteed an interview provided that they have demonstrated, within their application, that they meet the essential criteria for the role. When completing the application, applicants from ethnically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to ‘Opt In’ to the scheme, by ticking the box.

Where possible, Swim England will always make reasonable adjustments for accessibility to anyone who requires it. If you would like any of the documentation in a different format or would like to apply in a different way please get in touch via All appointments will be made on merit, following a fair and transparent process, in line with the Equality Act 2010. However, the organisation may employ positive action where candidates from underrepresented groups can demonstrate their ability to perform the role equally well.

Swim England is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Nick Farmer, Programme Manager via

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Interviews provisionally planned to take place on Thursday 11 July 2024

No Agencies Please

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