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Sports Coach & Mentor - Wrekin View Primary School

Employer
Learning Community Trust - Wrekin View Primary & Nursery Trust
Location
North Road, Wellington
Salary
£13.93 - £14.91 per hour
Closing date
21 Jun 2024
Reference
TW/TP/214/617

Job Details

Primary Sports Coach & Mentor 

Permanent, full time (8:30am – 4:30pm) 37.5 Hours per week 

To start September 2024 

Wrekin View Primary is committed to providing all children with a high-quality physical education. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and enthusiastic sports Coach/Mentor who shares this passion. Our school is a welcoming and friendly school who strives for every child to be happy and successful.   We want children to enjoy sport and give them opportunities to thrive and celebrate achievements beyond the classroom by entering competitions and offering after school clubs so that every pupil gets access to high quality and regular sporting activity.  In 2023 The school was awarded the Platinum Sports Mark.     We have also created a legacy of sporting success both locally and across the county.  

Wrekin View Primary School is part of the Learning Community Trust. Our vision is to provide an ambitious, engaging and relevant curriculum to develop happy, successful, curious children equipped for life in an ever-changing world.  

The successful applicant will be responsible for building a positive culture of sport and physical education across the school. They will promote and deliver exciting, enjoyable, and inclusive lunchtime and after-school sports clubs where children from a range of ages, backgrounds, and abilities are made to feel like they belong and are able to succeed. Interpersonal qualities are essential as they will work alongside class teachers in a coaching and mentoring capacity to enhance PE lessons, which we offer children from the ages of 4-11.

We strive for the children’s skills and abilities to be tested in respectfully competitive scenarios, so the successful candidate will arrange and lead competitions in a variety of sports within Wrekin View Primary and against other primary schools, both in the Learning Community Trust and local area. Our children’s safety is paramount, so all lessons, clubs, competitions, and resources will be comprehensively risk assessed by the applicant. 

They will have budgetary responsibility for sourcing and purchasing appropriate resources which have a positive impact on the children’s ability to access their PE lessons and sports clubs. They will work alongside senior leaders to write and deliver the school’s sports premium funding policy to ensure that all children are allowed to flourish regardless of personal circumstances – a genuine passion to inspire young people and a wholehearted commitment to reducing obesity levels is crucial. 

The school is committed to staff development and all staff receive high quality induction and ongoing CPD. Our teachers and support staff work closely together to plan personalised learning for our children. We are seeking to employ staff who enjoy working within a team and are able to value the contributions of all.

If you require further details or want to arrange a visit please contact the school at the following address, hazeloshea1@lct.education or call 01952 388088

The Learning Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and young people. All post holders are subject to an enhanced DBS check (including a check on the children’s barred list) and an online search for the successful applicant. 

References will be checked following the Learning Community Trust recruitment and selection process. 
In line with the Statutory Guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education an online check will be undertaken for all shortlisted candidates prior to the interview.

Keeping children safe in education 2023 (wrekinviewprimary.co.uk
 We are committed to equality and diversity and follow the Safer Recruitment practices as set out in the Statutory Guidance - Keeping Children Safe in Education.   
  
For more information regarding our school’s commitment to safeguarding, please see our Child Protection & Safeguarding Policy:

Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy | Wrekin View Primary 

We welcome visits from prospective candidates so please contact Hazel O’Shea if you would like to book a visit to the school.

To apply please write a letter of interest along with the application form to Lesley Stephenson, Acting Headteacher by Friday 21st June 2024. 

All letters and applications should be emailed to the school (hazeloshea1@lct.education)  

The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, on-line checks and suitable references for the successful applicant. We are committed to equality and diversity.

Closing Date: Friday 21st June 2024 12 noon 

Shortlisting : Friday 21st June 2024 

Interview date : TBC

Interview Date: Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. 

Attached documents
Application Form
Job Description
School Information
Sports Coach Recruitment Pack

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