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Swimming Pool Lifeguard / PE Technician
Dover Court International School, Singapore

Job reference: 07404

Location: Dover Court International School, Singapore

Closing date: 11/10/2019

Department: School Support

Established in 1972, Dover Court International School in Singapore is one of the leading inclusive British international schools in South East Asia.


The school caters to students from age 3 to age 18. The curriculum is based upon the UK EYFS framework, the National Curriculum for England, the IPC, IGCSE/GCSE and the IB Diploma Programme. The school is active in the local International School sports league and are extremely competitive across a number of sports. The school has an extensive programme of residential trips starting in Year 4 and continuing up into the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award. All students are involved in a wide range of after school activities mainly run by teaching staff. About 10% of our students are supported by our integrated SEN unit.


We are members of FOBISIA and CIS and will finalise CIS accreditation in November this year. We are a EDEXCEL and AQA exam centre and are authorised by the IBO to deliver the IB Diploma Programme. We are the only school in Singapore to offer ASDAN courses.


Staff are well supported with weekly CPD sessions run in-house and access to external training courses where they fit the school and personal development plans. There is a strong ethos of professional collegiality.


Our Schools


Each Nord Anglia Education school is unique in character and designed to meet the needs of its community. We are united by our philosophy, to be ambitious for our students, our people and our family of schools. We believe that being part of our family of over 60 schools gives them a special advantage. Our schools have access to a wide range of resources and support to enhance their success. We also create unique opportunities to benefit our students and people, such as the Global Campus, Nord Anglia University, and our collaborations with The Juilliard School, MIT, UNICEF and King’s College London.


About the role


The core role is undertaking general pool lifeguard responsibilities, including ensuring the pool area is safe and ready for use, for lessons and extra-curricular activities. The lifeguard is expected to maintain a poolside presence, administering any rescue or safety exercise to ensure the full safety of all within the pool area where necessary. It is also expected that the lifeguard is up-to date and maintains all necessary qualifications to undertake their role.

There will also be a small additional duty of the PE technician role. This will involve checking store cupboards and ensuring equipment is ready and fit for lesson.


About you


Receptive to feedback and ready to embrace change, you will be keen to support the work of our PE team and share best practice where required.


Your strong motivation and communication skills will also enable you to create a feeling of energy, excitement and personal investment within the department. You will also be able to meet visa-related requirements for Singapore.




We provide a competitive package and access to continued training as required.


Selection Process


Applications should be made through the Nord Anglia Job Tracker available below. The closing date for application is 11th October 2019. Interviews will be at the school.


At Nord Anglia Education we are committed to providing a world class, safe, happy environment in which children and young people are able to thrive and learn. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our pupils irrespective of race, ability, religion, gender or culture.


All post holders in regulated activity (having regular unsupervised contact with children) are subject to appropriate national and international vetting procedures including satisfactory criminal record checks from both Country of residence/birth and any Country of residence within the last 10 years.



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