Swimming Instuctor, Bradford

Closing date:

Southfield SchoolBradford
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Start date: Immediate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,524.76 - £21,898.18 (full time salary - this will be pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

 Swimming Instructor - Southfield School, The Southfield Grange Trust


Level 4. Term Time only + 1 week.   31hrs per week 

Southfield School is a part of The Southfield Grange Trust, a multi-academy trust established in 2013. The school is co-located with Grange Technology College, a mainstream secondary academy at the Southfield Grange Campus. Southfield School caters for around 270 including those in our Sixth Form at our Project SEARCH site at the Bradford Royal Infirmary. The main school houses Key Stages 3 and 4 in the Southfield Grange building. 

We have on-site support from other professionals including Speech and Language Therapists, the School Nursing team, Physiotherapy teams as well as support from Social Care and other services.  Our school also enjoys close links with education, leisure, sporting and commercial organisations across the locality and we are keen to actively promote these partnerships for the benefit of the children in our care.

We wish to appoint a Swimming Instructor, reporting to Leadership you will create a learning environment that enables students to fully access swimming lessons no matter their disability; support designated curriculum area(s); monitor and support student progress; implement and deliver an appropriate broad, balanced relevant and differentiated award schemes for swimming; assist and support intervention strategies in KS3 and KS4 for all ability levels and assist and support intervention strategies in KS5 for all ability levels, when they access the pool, e.g. Explorers, Discoverers and PMLD students.

The successful candidate will hold ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) and have a willingness to complete ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher Award or equivalent. Demonstrating experience of working with students in the specified area of swimming is pre-requisite in this role. Whilst not essential, experience of working in a hydrotherapy pool leading a group of students for swimming lessons would be desirable, as would experience of supporting with teaching 11-19 age range. With high levels of integrity, honesty and credibility the successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, communication skills and have experience of working with pupils with a range of special needs and disabilities.

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Closing date:   midnight Sunday 16 September 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable young people and expect all staff, casual workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practices and procedures are in place to ensure a robust safeguarding culture.  The successful candidate will therefore be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and vetting check.  As required a “Teachers Prohibition Check”, “Section 128 Management check” and “EEA teacher regulatory authority restriction check” will be undertaken. References will be undertaken and proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required before any employment starts.

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