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School name:
Sherdley Primary School
School address:
Mill Lane, St Helens, Merseyside WA10 6BX Tel: 01744 678683 Fax :01744 678684
Job title:
Sports Coach
People's Services
SCP 22-25
From: 10559.22 To: 11695.83
22 hours per week
Closing date:


Sherdley Primary School are looking to appoint an experienced and well qualified Sports Coach - temporary for 1-year, subject to sports funding.

3 full days per week 8:00am-4:20pm (total 22hrs), term time plus Inset Days (pro-rata).

Position to commence Tuesday 23rd April 2019, possibly sooner if possible.

Remuneration: Scale point 22-25, pro rata

The role of Sports Coach is ideally suited to an experienced professional from within the education sector or a sports coach with experience of primary school age coaching.

Daily duties include the supervision of whole classes for PE, managing support staff when appropriate, implement, plan and assess the agreed scheme of work and positively manage pupil behaviour as well as assisting pupils' in relevant activities. The successful candidate will also be responsible for the delivery of daily extra-curricular sports clubs.

The successful candidate will have some responsible for teaching and assessing PE across both Key Stages, as well as supporting the coaching and organisation of competitive sporting events.

The successful Sports Coach will have recent experience in either school or coaching/tutoring children. You should be resourceful and capable of encouraging pupils' to reach their full potential whilst maintaining the schools’ successful vision.

The position will be a fixed-term contract for one year, subject to a review of the sports funding/school budget and staffing structure.

We can offer you:
Enthusiastic, caring and happy children who are keen to learn
A strong, shared vision for school
Opportunities for personal and professional development
A supportive, hardworking and creative team of staff and governors, committed to promoting high achievement for all learners
A warm and welcoming environment
The opportunity to participate in exciting collaborations with other schools

The successful candidate will:
Develop and lead sports activities in school
Commit to strengthening the school’s sports programme
Teach engaging motivating lessons
Commit to the highest standards of learning and behaviour
Work in partnership with our whole school community
Possess energy, enthusiasm and passion
Committed to offering a varied range of extra-curricular clubs, before, during and after school
Be able to support teachers subject knowledge
Hold a variety of coaching qualifications

Potential candidates are encouraged to visit school and discuss the role further. Please contact he school direct to arrange a visit (01744 678683).

This post is subject to a satisfactory criminal records bureau (CRB) enhanced disclosure certificate.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For an application form and further details, please contact HR Dept, Town Hall, Victoria Square, Corporation Street, St Helens.

Completed application forms should be returned to the school marked for the attention of the Headteacher.

Deadline: Friday 22nd March, midday
Shortlisting: Week commencing Monday 25th March
Interviews: Week commencing 1st April 2019

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