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Watford Grammar School for Girls is an academic, over-subscribed school. In a recent Ofsted inspection the school gained "outstanding" (Grade 1) in all categories and was judged to be "an excellent school" where "the quality of teaching is excellent; results are outstanding and well above national averages".

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Lifeguards at Fuller Life Fitness Centre
Watford Grammar School for Girls

There are openings in the Fuller Life Fitness Centre on a Casual basis to join the team as Lifeguards.

You must be aged 16 or over and hold a current NPLQ qualification*.

To ensure that the pool has sufficient Lifeguard cover at all times, interested applicants should be available for a minimum of 2 shifts per week based on the pool opening times of:

Monday to Thursday: 7pm – 10pm

Friday: 7pm-9pm

Saturday and Sunday: 11am-2pm

* The NPLQ is valid for 2 years from the date of issue and a further 20 hours of on-going training and competency assessment must be completed before a lifeguard can renew their qualification prior to the expiry of their existing award.

Evidence of your qualification and on-going training will be requested, should you be shortlisted for interview.

If you meet the requirements, and would like to apply, please complete an application form (please confirm your availability on a covering letter).

If you would like further information about the role, please contact the Manager at Fuller Life on 

Further information about the Fitness Centre, visit

Job Description

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Applications should be made to the PA to the Headmistress, or call Mrs Sue Dabiran on 01923 223403

All employees at the school are subject to safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS clearance.


Working in partnership with a number of local schools Watford Grammar School for Girls is acting as a Lead School for the School Direct route into teacher training. 

Ever thought about Teaching? 

Are you:
Passionate about your subject?
Seeking a rewarding career?
Qualified to degree level?
(relevant subject, 2:1 or above)
Looking for a new challenge?

Watford Girls - Watford Boys - Queen Elizabeth Barnet
Yavneh College - Rickmansworth School - Dame Alice Owen School

This group of schools is seeking to appoint well-qualified applicants to train as teachers through the School Direct (salaried and unsalaried) Programme for the academic year 2014-15.

Places are offered in the following subjects:

Modern Foreign Languages (French, German, Spanish)

Working in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire, the schools can offer a high quality and comprehensive training programme. All schools have a proven track record in providing a stimulating and supportive environment for teacher training. Successful applicants will spend most of the week in school, with some time at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield.

Applicants are required to have a good degree in a relevant subject to the one they wish to teach. For the salaried route, 3 year career experience is a requirement. All candidates should have some school experience.

Information can be found on the Department of Education website – please follow this link Click here.

You may also click on the school names at the top of this document to go directly to the school websites for more information. Although the initial application is made to Watford Girls as the Lead School, the School Direct place will be offered in one of the collaborating schools.

Application is made though UCAS from November 1st 2013. Early expression of interest can be made to the headteachers of the schools in the consortium and information can be gained from Jane Hart -

The following links may also be useful:

For verification of equivalency of overseas qualifications - NARIC
For skills test information – DfE Skills Tests

All schools and Hertfordshire University are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.



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