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Job Ref No. ECC8822093-51S Position Type: Coaching/Instructors Pay Range: Level 7 SCP 21-27 - £ 25,801 to £ 30,507 pro-rata
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2019 4pm Date of Interviews: TBA  

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Swimming Instructor

Level 7 SCP 21-27 - £ 25,801 to £ 30,507 pro-rata

26.25 hours per week, term time only (£ 15,797.24 to £ 18,678.60 actual)

Job Share considered - please indicate which days you would be interested in on your application form

Monday 8.50 am to 11.40 am and 1.00 pm to 3.30 pm

Tuesday 8.50 am to 12.20 pm and 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm

Wednesday 8.50 am to 12.20 pm and 1.00 pm to 3.30 pm

Thursday 8.50 am to 12.20 pm and 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm

Friday 8.50 am to 12.15 pm and 1.00 pm to 3.30 pm

Expected start date ASAP

We are looking to appoint a Swimming Instructor for our large Infant and Junior schools. We pride ourselves on being a child focused caring community; one in which all stakeholders views are valued. We are proud to be held in high esteem by our families and the local community and wish to share this valued position with the right candidate.

The successful applicant will hold an ASA Level 2 Teaching qualification and a current National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches or equivalents as a minimum. Experience in delivering swimming lessons in a school environment is also essential.

The main scope of the job will be:

To teach organised classes of swimming lessons to varying ages (4 to 10 years), abilities and disabilities.

To take sole responsibility for the entirety of the Swimming Pool area - including pool, poolside, changing rooms and viewing gallery. This includes the instruction and responsibility for all persons in those areas.

To prepare and deliver annual detailed lesson plans and schemes of work which are progressive and meet the needs of all children

To cover progressive courses of swimming instruction which are nationally recognised.

To instruct classes of varying abilities and ages and test them as appropriate.

To promote and instruct swimming lessons for the schools and supervise and advise poolside assistants in swimming techniques on request and as necessary.

To carry out end of term assessments for all children.

To keep a register of all children, for each school swimming, to record children's progress and achievements.

Ensure that the Health and Safety at Work Act is adhered to, in particular the Code of Practice for Swimming Pools.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, DBS and a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

Please be advised we are only accepting applications through the Essex County Council website.

Closing Date: 31st May 2019 at 4pm or sooner if suitable applications are received prior to this date.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Karen Burchell
Hamstel Road, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS2 4PQ
Telephone: 01702 468461
Email: bursar@hamstel-inf.southend.sch.uk