Swimming Instructor – Portland Academy

Swimming Instructor – Portland Academy

Swimming Instructor - Portland Academy
Portland Academy
Closing Date
Monday 11th July at 9.00am
Contract Term
Hours/ Weeks
31.5 hours per week/ 39 weeks per year (TTO)
Grade/ Salary
£16,177 - £17,500 (Actual salary)

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.

We can offer you:
• An opportunity to work with highly-skilled professionals who love what they do
• Chance to work with our amazing young people and their families
• Excellent career development and progression opportunities
• Comprehensive induction programme
• Opportunity to work across all ages and abilities within the Trust
• Opportunity to work in settings which value multi-disciplinary ways of working
• Access to a range of subject and SEND specific networks, regionally and nationally
• An exciting and extensive commitment to high quality professional development, identified through a strong appraisal process
• A comprehensive wellbeing and support package for staff
• 30 days paid Annual Leave plus bank holidays
• Membership of the Local Government Tyne and Wear Pension Scheme
• Free parking at all Academy sites

These are exceptional opportunities to make a difference within a positive and exciting environment. If you share our community’s ethos of diversity and collaboration, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about these posts please contact Karen Hart, Assistant Head of Portland Academy via email [email protected]

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Closing Date: Monday 11th July 2022 at 9.00am
Interview Date: Wednesday 20th July 2022

Candidates who have not been contacted by the interview date can assume they have been unsuccessful on this occasion.