Swimming Instructor - Portland Academy
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
As and when required
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Grade F: PT 10 – PT 14 (£10.76 - £11.64 per hour)
Schools - Support
Portland Academy is a successful secondary special academy for students aged 11-19. The population is predominantly students with severe or profound learning difficulties and those with associated autism. It is part of the Ascent Academies Trust, comprising four special academies across the region. As part of the staff team, you will play a key role in the achievement of small groups of students.
Interview date: Friday 6th December 2019
Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful.
The successful candidate will be required to teach swimming to pupils with a range of SEND within the secondary and post 16 age ranges so experience in this area is essential. The post holder will also lead hydro sessions as required. Candidates will possess GCSE A*-C or equivalent in Maths and English, ASA Swimming Teachers Qualification Level 2 and NRASTC or equivalent. Experience of teaching to the National Learn to Swim Plan is desirable.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people with Special Needs and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.