PE Graduate Assistant Sports Coach, Kent

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Sevenoaks SchoolKent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pro-rata of £19,037 (fte) plus benefits
Contract term: Fixed Term

PE Graduate Assistant Sports Coach 

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, well-qualified graduate and a dynamic coach. He or she will be able to lead coaching sessions to develop student skill, fitness and tactical understanding. 

The candidate will be expected to manage a team for training sessions (during games afternoons and after school practices) and fixtures, providing positive and constructive feedback to students on their performance. Love of the subject and an ability to convey this to students is essential.  In supporting the work of the department, the graduate assistant will foster a strong team spirit, help to develop their skills and look to inspire the students. 

He or she will also be a good administrator, able to proactively manage given day-to-day tasks in the department efficiently and with initiative. They will be responsible for ensuring that teaching staff are supported with the necessary equipment for lessons. As such, it is essential that all requirements and regulations for Health and Safety and Child Protection policies laid down by both Sevenoaks School, the PE department and the Sennocke Centre Manager (as appropriate) are adhered to.   

We are looking for applicants comfortably confident to deliver in areas such as hockey, netball, rounders, tennis and athletics for girls games and applicants in football, rugby, cricket, tennis and athletics for boys games.  A commitment to excellent pastoral care and enriching all co-curricular activities is desirable.  

Duration 

This role is a fixed term contract, required from 28 August 2018 to 30 June 2019 (inclusive).     

Working Hours 

0900 – 1630 Monday to Friday, plus 0900-1630 Saturdays  On some days there may be a requirement for a later finish, balanced by a later start time, but this will be agreed in discussion with management and notice will be given.   

Hours worked on a Saturday will be compensated by time off in lieu during the week.  

Remuneration 

The remuneration for this contract, including pro-rata holiday entitlement, will be pro-rata of £19,037 for an academic year i.e. 10 months.   Exact salary for the 10 months contract will be £13,950 including paid annual leave.  Membership of the school’s sports centre and school lunches (Monday to Friday and Saturday when the school is in session) are provided free of charge during term-time.  

Accommodation 

A furnished studio style accommodation may be available for the duration of this contract at a rental figure to be provided by the Bursar’s Secretary.  This will be approximately £260 per month (current rate however this may increase) inclusive of Council Tax and water, light and heat provision.  You will be required to provide a deposit in respect of your accommodation, which will be refunded at the end of your occupancy, provided the flat is left in good, and clean, order and no damage has been caused.

For full information and details on how to apply, please download the attached job description in full.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Inter-denominational
Address: High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732 455133
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Academic excellence, with a strong pastoral and co-curricular emphasis and a global dimension.

Sevenoaks School is a large, co-educational HMC school. Founded in 1432 by William Sevenoke, the school has over the last 50 years developed an internati...