This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside our PE Lead and qualified coaches. To further raise the quality and range of sports provision in the school; improve levels of participation and excellence in pupils and work alongside teaching staff to ensure the delivery of a high quality PE curriculum.

The governors of St Lawrence CE Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is willing to work as part of our team to inspire participation and excellence in sport as well as instil a love of learning in our pupils. The successful candidate will be a physical activity role model for our pupils.

Duties & Tasks

To provide high quality sports coaching during and after school to help raise attainment and improve competitive sport provision
Assist the Sports Achievement Lead in the planning, delivery and evaluation of physical education and school sport to classes of children
Provide support to individuals and groups during lessons to enable them to access the curriculum, whilst monitoring progress and dealing with challenges as they arise
Support the development of extra-curricular offers by running sports-based after school clubs
Promote an active lifestyle by leading games at lunchtimes, encouraging children to participate
Contribute to the implementation of an effective behaviour management strategy, applying it fairly and consistently within clear boundaries and reinforcing positive aspects of behaviour
Develop positive relationships with parents, carers and families by taking a partnership approach, maintaining and sharing accurate information where appropriate
This role requires some flexibility; you may be asked to support after school events
Some of the teaching will be outdoors; some may be at alternative venues

Contract Length: The post will commence 1st September 2021 until 31st August 2022.

Hours: 25 hours per week with shifts between 7.30am – 6pm, Monday to Friday in term time (39 weeks). Flexibility required.

Salary: NJC D4-5 / Hourly rate – £9.81-£10.01

Qualifications Required: GCSEs grade C/4 or above or equivalent is desirable in Maths and English

Skills Required

Reliability and commitment
Good communication skills
Ability to work as part of a team – both under direct supervision and on own initiative
Experience of Sports Coaching and working with young children would be an advantage

St Lawrence is an ‘outstanding’ church school and so the successful candidate needs to show that they will support the strong Christian ethos. A commitment to professional development within this church school is also a given. Details of our friendly school can be found at . St Lawrence was graded ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features at our most recent Ofsted inspection (February 2020).

Applications should be directed to the school office

Closing date for applications is Sunday 13th June 2021

Interviews will be held in the week beginning 14th June 2021

St Lawrence CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding children, and all appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks in accordance with the code of practice.

PE Teaching Assistant Level 1 Full time