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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available


Special Needs

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£27,807.00 - £29,214.00 Annually (FTE)

Specialist Swimming Instructor/Lifeguard and Pool Plant Operator - 1 Year Maternity Cover job summary

Willow Dene is part of a unique and exciting thirteen school federation, enabling us to forge meaningful mainstream links that benefit both children and staff.  Willow Dene is a school for children aged 2 –19 .  We are excited to share with you that we have just opened a 6th form provision in September 2023.  We have a warm water pool at Swingate Lane and a swim spa at Oakmere Road.   Willow Dene is a forward thinking and innovative school that is committed to providing an outstanding education for children with a wide range of learning needs. We have been awarded NAS advanced accreditation and are a MOVE centre of excellence.

Willow Dene is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils attending the school. As the duties of these posts involve regular contact with children, any offer to the successful candidates will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained via the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

We have recently been judged by  Ofsted as "Outstanding". The report recognised that ‘all staff are determined to give every child who comes through the school’s doors the best possible start in life’ and ‘leaders have successfully created a culture where staff feel valued and supported’. 

We are looking for a dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic swimming instructor, who is willing to learn and wants to achieve the very highest standards of teaching and learning in the pool.  We are looking for candidates who are able to see the possibilities for our exceptional learners and support them to have safe, enjoyable and enriching experiences in the water.

You will be joining a friendly, enthusiastic and well qualified staff team and we hope you will find this post challenging, stimulating and rewarding. In-service training, an induction programme and mentoring will be provided by the school. 

Visits are essential and can be arranged by contacting Barbara Box, School Office Lead. You can also find out about us on our website www.willowdene.compassps.uk

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About Willow Dene School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
272 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Willow Dene School, SEND

School location

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