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Swimming Instructor

Closing date: Monday 24th June, midday

Interview date: Friday 28th June 2024

Founded in 1802 and set in a beautiful Yorkshire valley, Ampleforth College is the world’s foremost Catholic boarding school, welcoming girls and boys of all faiths aged 11-18. Each student’s unique talents are recognised and nurtured within a welcoming community rooted in Benedictine values. 

The role of swimming instructor involves the planning and delivery of high quality swimming lessons, which requires close liaison with the swimming coordinator in order to agree a programme best suited for the children both in the College and the public. The successful applicant will have experience coaching youth and age grade swimming and display a passion and commitment in developing young people cross differing abilities and stages of development. 

In return, we have a great benefits package to offer, which includes:

  • Annual closed periods between Christmas and New Year
  • Free meal during working hours
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme with Legal and General (Employer contribution matched up to a maximum of 8%)
  • Death in Service Gratuity
  • A generous Bounty scheme for referral of new staff
  • Free car parking on site
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Staff Lodging (where available)

If you wish to apply for this role, then please download and complete the attached application form and return it to

Alternatively, if you would like to find out more about the position, then please contact Karen Teasdale,

Closing date for Applications is 12:00 noon, Monday 24th June 2024

St Laurence Education Trust and Ampleforth College are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.

A Compass for Life

Full Boarding & Day School for students aged 11 to 18