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Funded Swimming Instructor Scheme

Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure

We operate a range of leisure, library, culture, park and open spaces in the London Borough of Redbridge.

20 Aug 2022
Full Time
Closing date
31 Dec 2022

Job Responsibilities:

  • To assist the Level 2 teacher for approximately three months. This will include accompanying the pupils in the water for a minimum of 8 hours per week, paid at a competitive rate.
  • To demonstrate commitment and suitability to our Swim Scheme and in return Vision will fund and enroll you on a Swim England Level 1 Teaching Aquatics course.
  • To teach your own classes under the supervision of a Level 2 teacher on poolside on completion of the Level 1 course.
  • To offer exceptional customer service to all users at all times.

Job Requirements:

  • Candidates need to be over 16 years of age, no qualifications are required.
  • Candidates need to be able to swim and be deep water confident.
  • To deliver safe, consistent swimming lessons under the supervision of a Level 2 swimming teacher in line with the Swim England National Plan for Teaching Aquatics and associated awards programme.
  • To take every pupil’s needs into account, drawing on your knowledge of practices, progressions and teaching points, applying them in the most effective and appropriate way.
  • To ensure through best practice that every pupil is made to feel safe and confident in their lesson.
  • To be an Assistant Teacher who thrives on supporting pupils to achieve their maximum potential in their time with you.
  • You will be approachable, friendly and able to exercise the patience needed to motivate and gain pupil’s trust. You will encourage pupils, offer praise and appropriate feedback.
  • Have an understanding of Safeguarding & Protecting children & vulnerable adults. (We will arrange for you to complete online training if your application is successful).
  • To comply with all Health and Safety legislation and be aware of your role in managing emergencies.

To request a copy of the job description and person specification, please email [email protected].

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