KA Leisure provides sport, leisure and recreational services for the North Ayrshire community and beyond. The Company shares a vision, in common with other North Ayrshire Community Planning Partners (NACPP) and as identified in the Single Outcome Agreement for North Ayrshire 2013-17, of “North Ayrshire A Better Life”.

To deliver the shared NACPP vision, the Company mission is to ensure “people are more active, more often” through provision of a comprehensive range of accessible activities, programmes and events across North Ayrshire.
KA Leisure Annual Report 2015, KA Leisure Progress Report 2014


Relief Gym Instructor

Job Ref: L728
Rate of Pay: £6.9486 per hour.
KA Leisure provides workers with a minimum hourly rate of £7.85 per hour under the Living wage initiative. (Terms and conditions apply.) This vacancy is salaried, paid on the 12th of each month.
Hours: As and when required
Location: Various locations throughout North Ayrshire

Job Outline

Swimming Instructor (Relief)

Job Ref: L653
Rate of Pay: £10.22 per hour – Level 1 Swim Teacher
£13.07 per hour – Level 2 Swim Teacher
(Dependant on qualifications)
Hours: Relief (as and when required)
Location: Various Locations throughout North Ayrshire

Job Purpose:

  • Promotion and delivery of swimming lessons to children and adults as part of the KA Leisure swimming programme.

Main Activities:

  • Prepare and deliver a variety of swimming lessons.
  • Encourage and promote KA Leisure swimming lesson programme.
  • Ensure the health and safety of all staff and customers.

You must have:

  • Current teaching/coaching certificate as approved by the relevant Governing Body of Sport.
  • Availability to work evenings and/or weekends.

Aerobics/Aqua/Dance Instructor (Relief)

Job Ref: L634
Rate of Pay: £17.41/hour
Hours: Relief – as and when required
Location: Various locations throughout North Ayrshire
Job Purpose:

To deliver fitness classes across KA Leisure and community facilities

Main Activities:

  • To deliver fitness classes within the KA Studio and community fitness programmes

You Must Have:

  • Hold a recognised REPS Level 2 qualification in any of the following disciplines; Exercise to  Music; Dance; BTS; Aqua; Pilates; Yoga; PSI; BACPR
  • An outgoing personality, positive attitude and excellent communication skills

Application Information

All posts within K:A Leisure are subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003 as amended or the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

Regulated Work with Children/Protected Adults:

Where work is considered regulated work with children and/or protected adults, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with children and/or protected adults.  Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by KA Leisure.

Please note:  Successful candidates will meet the cost of the relevant PVG check (£59 for scheme membership and £18 for scheme member update); this will be deducted from wages following commencement of employment with the Company.

For further information on the PVG scheme, please visit www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

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Recruitment Packs are available by telephone: 01294 316475 or 01294 316467 or in writing from Human Resource Department, K:A Leisure, The Magnum Leisure Centre, Harbourside, Irvine KA12 8PP.

Please note, CV’s will not be accepted as supplementary information and will not be supplied to the shortleet panel.

We will be in contact with you no later than 20 working days after the detailed closing date of the post however, if you have not heard from us within that period, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003, as amended, applies to all posts.

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