Graduate Assistant Sport & PE, Cambridgeshire

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North Cambridge AcademyCambridgeshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UQT 1 £16,626
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

North Cambridge Academy is looking to appoint a Graduate Assistant to Sport and PE. The successful candidate will work in the Sport and Physical Education department and the School of Core Achievement at North Cambridge Academy for a fixed period of 12 months during term time. The successful applicant will be asked to work on Saturdays and will have, with negotiation, one full day off during the week. 

The role is an exciting opportunity for a graduate considering a career in the Sports Industry or in teaching. The position will offer a comprehensive experience developing skills in a supportive and collegiate environment. The opportunity will act as an excellent introduction to a PGCE teaching qualification or serve as a way in to professional work in the Sports Industry. 

The successful candidate will be fully immersed in the day to day life within the vibrant Sport and PE department and will have the opportunity to effectively manage sport and PE sessions, working with and supported by the PE teaching staff, external coaches and sporting organisations. The successful candidate will also be asked to participate in the school’s extra- curricular programme.

North Cambridge Academy has working relationships with Cambridge Tennis Academy, Norwich City Football Club, Cambridge Gymnastics Academy, Cambridge United Football Club, British Cycling, Cambridge Junior Cycling and Anglia Ruskin University. There is an on-site state of the art, fully equipped gymnastics facility. Other sporting facilities include: A brand new judo centre, flood lit tennis courts, a large sports hall and extensive rugby and football pitches. 

We can offer you:

· An induction programme for new staff

· Weekly training sessions and staff meetings to ensure effective communication 

· Employee Assistance Programme to help support you in everyday life as well as career decisions

· Staff social activities, including staff fitness and wellbeing sessions

· Free breakfast in the school restaurant and free tea and coffee throughout the day.

· Ample on site car parking in a city location.

· As a member of the CMAT Trust, there is potential to be promoted and/or work across a number of schools in a close geographical area. 

North Cambridge Academy moved into a brand new state of the art building two years ago, which affords us an excellent working and learning environment. We are situated to the north of the city, approximately a mile from the centre of Cambridge. There is easy access from the A14 and we are

close to the new Cambridge North train station. Cambridge is a vibrant university city with a growing reputation as a great place to work and live. 

If you would like the chance to join a dynamic sporting and PE department, we welcome your application. 

Please note that we do not accept CV’s 

The closing date is Monday 2nd July 2018 

For further information about North Cambridge Academy or the post advertised please contact Alison Gallagher PA to the Principal. or telephone 01223 491 530. 

North Cambridge Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This means that the post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people. 

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More about North Cambridge Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Arbury Road, Kings Hedges, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 491 500
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