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INCLUSIVE DANCE TRAINER

Job Title: Inclusive Dance Trainer 

Company: Para Dance UK

Location: Based in Watford (will work throughout UK)

Contract statues: Freelance

Salary: £100 per day for on course delivery. Up to £40 travel expenses

Main purpose of job:

We are looking for someone with a passion for teaching to join Para Dance UK  as a freelance Inclusive Dance Trainer to deliver our training programmes to participants wanting to become Instructors. Courses are delivered over 3 days and would be on an ad hoc basis. The majority of courses would take place at our dance studio in Watford, but you may be required to travel to other locations as necessary.

Purpose of the job:

Deliver face to face courses:

  • Ensuring all aspects of Para Dance UK training programmes and criteria, including specific aims and learning outcomes are covered through the course
  • Using a variety of teaching methods to accommodate different learning needs, abilities and experience
  • Making arrangements for specific learner support
  • Monitoring learners progress throughout the course and provide/evidence constructive feedback to aid the learner’s development
  • Ensuring access to appropriate support materials and resources
  • Making regular checks to actively involve learners in the learning process

Standardisation and training;

  • Attend at least, one face to face and one electronic standardisation per year

Maintaining accurate progress records:

  • Detailing trainer lesson plans and course delivery
  • Registering learner progression with worksheets
  • Recording learner attendance and provisions to support learning

Maintaining a current knowledge in the subject area(s) delivered;

  • Providing accurate and up to date information to learners for courses
  • Ensuring the level of information provided is relevant  to the learner needs

Person Specification

•      Dance Teaching Qualification

•      Experience working with disabled people or those with special needs or a special interest in this area

•      Willingness to travel as necessary

•      A forward thinking approach, promoting reflective practice and development

•      Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

•      Attention to detail and willingness to complete paperwork to high standard

•      Strong desire to promote the ethos and beliefs of the Para Dance UK and make inclusive dance accessible

Other Relevant Qualifications

Trainers should hold or be working towards one of the following qualifications;

  • Bachelor in Education (BEd)
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
  • Certificate in Education (Cert Ed)
  • City and Guilds Further and Adult Education Teaching Certificate
  • Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS)
  • Certificate in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector (CTLLS)
  • Diploma in Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Equal Opportunities

  • We are committed to providing equal opportunities and our policy is to ensure that no job Application or employee receives less favourable treatment, particularly on the grounds of sex, race, colour, national or ethnic origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.
  • We have designed this application process to help us select the best candidate for the job and to eliminate the possibility of discrimination.

To apply, please email your completed application form, CV and relevant certificates to projects@paradance.org.uk  

Following a successful application, you will be required to attend an initial standardisation session and shadow an existing course trainer.

 

Closing date is June 21st

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SPEECH and LANGUAGE THERAPIST

We are looking for an experienced Paediatric SLT to join our multi-disciplinary team, for the charity Playskill, with pre-school age children, working in a play based setting. Tuesdays, term-time, 12.15pm to 3.45pm term-time, in Watford. 

Qualified paediatric experience is an essential requirement.  You will have experience in working with children who have complex needs and a range of associated communication difficulties, as well as knowledge of AAC.  Knowledge of Makaton signing is highly desirable; experience in paediatric dysphagia would be beneficial. Applicants need to be fit for pre-school based work. The role also involves supporting staff and parents with training.

£20.22 per hour. [including holiday pay], with pension option.   DBS & references required. 

Informal visits welcomed 24th April 2018.  Start date 19 June 2018 with assessments then 11th September for main groups.

Deadline for applications is Monday 30th April 2018. Interview date Thursday 3rd May 2018. 

Contact Tanya Jacques for an application form tanya@playskill.org or for more information contact Andrea Clarke Director/Paediatric Physiotherapist 07572 465504 or andrea@playskill.org

Charity No. 1122745.  

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

We are looking for an experienced Paediatric OT to join our multi-disciplinary team, for the charity Playskill, with pre-school age children, working in a play based setting. Tuesdays, term-time, 12.15pm to 3.45pm term-time, in Watford. 

Qualified paediatric experience is an essential requirement, experience in specialist seating and Bobath training is desirable. Applicants need to be fit for pre-school based work. The role also involves supporting staff and parents with training.

£20.22 per hour. [including holiday pay], with pension option.  DBS & references required. 

Informal visits welcomed 24 April 2018. Start date 19 June 2018 with assessments then 11th September 2018 onwards for main groups.

Deadline for applications is Monday 30th April 2018. Interview date Thursday 3rd May 2018. 

Contact Tanya Jacques for an application form tanya@playskill.org.  For more information contact Andrea Clarke Director/Paediatric Physiotherapist 07572 465504 or andrea@playskill.org

Charity No. 1122745.  

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SPECIALIST WORKER POSITIONS (Four positions available)

Required for the charity Playskill with pre-school age children, working in a play based setting.  Tuesday’s term time, 12.15pm to 3.45pm, in Watford. 

Experience of working with children with Special Needs is essential and applicants need to be fit for pre-school based work.   

DBS & references. £8.66 per hr. [including holiday pay], with pension option. 

Informal visits welcomed Tuesday 24th April 2018.  Start date 19 June 2018 with assessments, then 11th September 2018 onwards for main groups.

Deadline for applications is Monday 30 April 2018. Interview date Thursday 3rd May 2018. 

Contact Tanya Jacques for an application form tanya@playskill.org. Or for more information contact Andrea Clarke Director/Paediatric Physiotherapist 07572 465504 or andrea@playskill.org Charity No. 1122745

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