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Contract Type:
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Part time - term time plus specified days
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Advert End Date:
24/09/2021 23:59
£20,092 - £22,183 Grade 5 (pro-rata to hours worked)
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Required to work at any council workplace within County Durham as directed by the Schools Swimming Aquatics Development Manager.
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Closing date:
24 Sep

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Children & Young People’s Services
Education & Skills

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/21/406A

Post title: Swimming Instructor – part time (32.5 hours per week) term time plus 5 CPD days. This post is temporary until 21/07/2022

Salary: £20,092 - £22,183 Grade 5 (pro-rata to hours worked)

Job Location: Required to work at any council workplace within County Durham as directed by the Schools Swimming Aquatics Development Manager.

We are looking to appoint a motivated, enthusiastic and committed Level 2 Swimming Teacher to be part of a dynamic team, delivering high quality Primary School Swimming Curriculum lessons as part of the Education Durham School Swimming Team.

The successful applicant will be expected to make a significant contribution to the continued development of our School Swimming program. You will be responsible for the delivery of a comprehensive Primary School Swimming Curriculum to a wide variety of ability and mix ability groups in various County Durham swimming pools.

You must have the ability to be engaging and motivational, work independently and as part of a team, have a good knowledge of the outcomes of the National Curriculum for School Swimming and Water Safety, fundamentals, core aquatic skills and stroke progression, along with a desire and passion to raise standards in pupil progress and achievement using an active learning approach, which meets the needs of all pupils.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact: David Bullen, Schools Aquatics Development Manager on 03000 265819.

Required Qualifications: Level 2 Swimming Teachers Certificate and possess a current National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and or National Rescue Test for Swimming Teachers and Coaches Certificate.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held remotely week commencing 04/10/2021.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on 03000 263154 / 266148 or via e-mail at PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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