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Swimming Assistant

Vacancy Summary
Corbets Tey School
Scale 3, point 5.
Corbets Tey School
Working Pattern:
Part Time
16 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/03/2020 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

Corbets Tey School

Harwood Hall Lane

Upminster. RM14 2YQ

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen


Corbets Tey @ The Avelon

100 Avelon Road

Rainham RM13 7DH

Telephone: 01708 225888

Head Teacher: Emma Allen


Swimming Assistant

Based at Corbets Tey school Site

Grade: APTC Scale 3,  Point 5

Salary: £21,591 pro rata to number of hours worked.

Hours: 16 hours per week.

Flexible hours to be agreed including daytime, after schools sessions from 3.30pm to 4.30pm and some weekend work.

Required as soon as possible.

Contract: Permanent.


This successful school is based in a superb environment with attractive grounds with supportive governors and very special pupils.

The school hydrotherapy swimming pool provides timetabled swimming sessions to school students during the school day and after school sessions for children and young people with additional needs who attend other schools in Havering. We also run a session on Saturdays for adults with physical and leaning needs.  We require a swimming assistant to work closely with the swimming teacher to deliver these sessions. 

They should be committed to maintaining and developing their expertise in supporting children and young people to develop their swimming skills and physical strength, coordination and exercise.

Interested candidates must be able to demonstrate skills and personal characteristics such as:

  1. Creativity
  2. Flexibility
  3. Self-motivation
  4. Excellent time management skills
  5. Good observation skills
  6. Energetic and enthusiastic
  7. An ability to work effectively in a team
  8. A positive approach to working with children and young people with additional needs.


Please See full Job Description for the post.

Please apply via the Havering Jobs Website at https://ats-haveringschools.jgp.co.uk/vacancies/

This post is exempt from the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced disclosure.

Closing date for applications: Midnight 22nd March 2020

Interviews: Week Commencing 30th March 2020

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
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