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Swimming Instructor

Hours of work: 5 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Friday 1 July 2022 9am

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Ashdown Primary School
Herne Rd, Crowborough, East Sussex
Phone: 01892655846
Email: office@ashdown.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: https://www.ashdown.e-sussex.sch.uk/
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

We are looking for a Swimming Instructor to join  Ashdown Primary School. We wish to appoint a reliable and self-motivated individual who has proven skills, knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

Provide swimming tuition to a group of pupils and encourage them to reach their full potential, plan lessons and assess pupil's abilities. 

Comply with School’s Health & Safety Policy, Normal Operating Procedures, Emergency Action plans and internal risk assessments relating to our pool.

To be responsible for the daily running of the pool, complete checks and report immediately any concerns.

To provide weekly checklists and comply with all COSHH procedures.

5 hours per week/46 Weeks per year equivalent to £2,492.82 per annum

Hours: 5 to be worked every Friday during term time at the Junior Site.

If you are interested in applying the job description, person specification and application form are attached below.

Completed applications should be emailed to office@ashdown.e-sussex.sch.uk

Additional Information


Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/43000/24902

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Crowborough

  • Salary
  • £20,853 to £23,346

  • Closing date
  • 1 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • Ashdown Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Permanent

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 5

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education