Sports / Swim Coach, Westerham, Kent

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Valence SchoolWesterham, Kent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,792 p.a. pro-rated for Term Time Only working
Contract term: Permanent

Full Time - Term Time Only - Permanent 

Kent Scheme 6: from £16,792 pro-rated for 39 weeks and 5 weeks holiday pay (£10.30 per hour) 

Valence School is a KCC Foundation residential and day Special School. We cater for children and young people with physical disabilities, complex medical needs and associated learning and communication difficulties from age 4 to 19. 

In this role you will plan and deliver appropriate adapted and modified sport lessons to young disabled students within the school. You will have experience of delivery of sport sessions and want to gain additional experience in PE and school or club disability sport. 

We are looking for someone that is engaging, enthusiastic and has a genuine passion for sports coaching and PE. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to inspire our students to be actively interested in sport and swimming. 

Experience of working with SEND students is desirable, however what is more important is an aspiration to support disabled students to achieve. Minimum qualifications for this role are A' Levels and ideally a NGB (National Governing Body) Level 1 Sports qualification. 

If this sounds like a role for you, apply now! 

We offer a collaborative and friendly staff environment in a country school setting where you will have the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of Valence students and have access to professional and continuous training programmes with a supportive career progression. 

Closing date for applications: Sunday 30 September 2018

Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 15 October 2018.

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check

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More about Valence School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Westerham Road, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1959 562156
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We are proud to share with you the excellent work we do with children and young people who have physical disabilities and complex medical needs.  Our school is unique within the maintained sector in the whole of southern England.  We cater ...