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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    24 April 2024

Job details

Job role

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: Monday, 0830-1530 Tuesday to Friday term time plus INSETS

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,979 and £29,777

Additional allowances

SEN £2,539

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Candidates must have a full STA Level 2 Swimming Teachers Certificate or ASA Level 2 Certificate for Teaching Swimming - essential
  • RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - essential
  • CIMSPA National Pool Plant Operator Qualification - desirable
  • Experience of working with SEN children aged 4 – 19 years - essential
  • Experience of working with a pool plant room - desirable
  • First Aid - desirable
  • Use of Makaton / Sign-a-long - desirable
  • Experience of managing staff - desirable
  • Ability to use and teach with the swimming equipment - essential
  • Ability to use the mobility aids at the pool - essential
  • Ability to effectively lifeguard the pool and perform rescues - essential
  • Ability to assess, record and report achievement - essential
  • Ability to be creative thinker - essential
  • Good communicator - essential
  • Ability to encourage pupils and put them at ease - essential

What the school offers its staff

  • Training: A full induction and on the job training with a commitment to supporting and coaching you towards excellent practice
  • Wellbeing: a host of wellbeing tools and advice including employee assistance with a supportive whole staff team and governing body
  • an exciting and challenging role
  • a fantastic pupil population with supportive parents and families
  • a highly profession staff team
  • onsite parking

Further details about the role

Swimming and/or Pool time is often our pupils very favourite activity and is greatly valued by all of the community for regulation, skill development and fun! Water safety and confidence are also incredibly important for our pupils to develop and where they can, pupils also go on to develop real swimming ability giving them the opportunity to excel in a sport, thereby increasing their self-esteem and fitness.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We are committed to securing genuine equality of opportunity in all aspects of our activities as an employer and education provider

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About Brookfields Special School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 19
School size
238 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
0118 942 1382

SEN School catering for 3 to 19 year olds

Arranging a visit to Brookfields Special School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@brookfields.w-berks.sch.uk.

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