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Swimming Instructor job vacancy in South Gloucestershire

Job type:
South Gloucestershire
£17,173 to £18,240 per annum
Special Educational Needs
Job reference:
Consultant name:
Laura Fairbrass
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Swimming Instructor job vacancy in South Gloucestershire, Permanent position

ITN Mark Education is looking for a swimming instructor on behalf of an SEN school in South Gloucestershire. Due to the growth of the school and an increase in student numbers the school would like someone to start ASAP, this role will be permanent and full time.

The role will be based on site in their own pool building, and some weekends may be required due to boarding students and weekend activities. The school itself cater to children with challenging behaviour and attachment disorders, providing an alternative approach to education for its students. This is an innovative school with staff willing to do whatever it takes to change students' lives. For this post, the school have specified that having previous experience with nonverbal communication is essential for this role.

Duties include:

  • Teaching non swimmers to swim
  • Leading leisure activities for students
  • Teaching and promote health and safety in the pool building
  • Instructing students directly
  • Communicating effectively with other staff members including LSAs, Occupational therapists and speech and language therapists in order to deliver therapeutic activities for students.

Desirable criteria:

  • QTS or relevant teaching qualification
  • A certified course in non-verbal communication
  • At least 2 years experience in a SEN environment, particularly working with challenging behaviour (Steiner experience is advantageous)
  • Have confidence to tackle difficult situations and approach them with a calm and mature way
  • A genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student.
  • Team Teach training would be an advantage but training will be provided by the school for successful candidates.

If you would like more information, please get in touch using the contact details on this page quoting Job Reference LFB381822 or apply using the button to send in your CV.

ITN Mark Education is an Equal Opportunities Employer. ITN Mark Education is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.