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Post Title:             Sports Coach
School:                 Peareswood Primary School
Status:                 Fixed Term until July 2020
Hours:                  34 hours per week
Weeks per year:   39
Grade: BEXLEY     07 point 1-4
Post Start Date:   April 2019
Closing Date:      Wednesday 17th April 2019
Interview Date:   Week beginning 22nd April 2019

Peareswood Primary School is seeking to appoint an experience Sports Coach to join the Peareswood Team and join the mission to remove barriers for all and ensure that children access a broad and varied curriculum, where everyone has the opportunity to exceed expectations.

At Peareswood we promote independence and challenge through a bespoke curriculum localised firstly within the community we serve and draws on the rich cultural heritage that is on our doorstep. Our specialism, Learning Outside of the Classroom, provides all children with lifelong skills and experiences providing opportunities for children to achieve qualifications beyond the traditional curriculum.

As our sports coach, you will play a part in developing and delivering the school’s physical education and school sports curriculum and activities to ensure that the children receive high quality lessons and the opportunity to take part in the school’s sports offer.

You will have experience in delivering a range of sports and coaching with primary aged children and the associated tasks such as setting up, planning and administration and working in partnership with the sports lead.

Our staff receive 3 extra paid well-being days per year, an extensive CPD offer, amazing development opportunities, employee assistance programme and a chance to make a real difference in a supportive and happy environment.

The start date will be as soon as possible according to the successful candidate’s current position and the appropriate checks being made. The post will initially be based at Peareswood Primary School (34 hours per week, 39 weeks per year with half an hour for lunch and will initially be a one year fixed term contract until 30th July 2020).

The successful candidate must be qualified within the relevant L3 Sports diploma or higher.

Interviews will take place throughout the week commencing 22nd April 2019.

The Woodland Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.
The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.
For further information about the school please visit the school website:

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete the attached application form and email direct to

Please note that two references are required for this post and must include your most recent employment as your first reference. It would be appreciated if applicants could include the email addresses for both referees within their application within the appropriate section.

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