School Games Organiser, Bethnal Green, London

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Oaklands SchoolBethnal Green, London

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Start date: Required to start as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Up to £37, 500, depending on experience
Contract term: Fixed Term

School Games Organiser                                               

Required to start as soon as possible  

Salary Range: up to £37, 500, depending on experience 

Contract: 2 years fixed term and full-time, all year round, or 45 weeks negotiable  

Are you a talented and dynamic sporting practitioner? Do you wish to play a key role in developing youth sport in Tower Hamlets via working in a highly successful school? 

Oaklands School is pleased to offer, in conjunction with the Youth Sport Trust and the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, the position of School Games Organiser (SGO). This new and exciting role consists of two areas of work: the development & co-ordination of inter-school sports competitions at primary and secondary level and the development of elite sporting opportunities in Tower Hamlets. 

The appointed SGO at Oaklands will work alongside the other borough SGO to develop competitive sport at primary and secondary level via borough wide tournaments. This will involve working in partnership with other schools and organisations to ensure the maximum participation levels of Tower Hamlets school children. 

The development of elite sport is unique to this SGO position. The role requires the harnessing of the considerable talent of the young people of Tower Hamlets to play representative, district sport. The position entails the organisation of teams, fixtures and coaching networks for 3 key sports; alongside the development of other elite sporting pathway opportunities for talented individuals in other sports. 

We are seeking an outstanding practitioner who has experience in coaching and developing talent, alongside knowledge of organising tournament based competitions and working with a variety of schools and sporting organisations. You will be based in a school with an excellent reputation for developing staff and realising opportunities for young people. 

Oaklands is an inclusive school which creates many chances for its students and we expect our ethos and vision to resonate with all that we do.  

Hence we are keen to hear from you if you:- 

• Are able to inspire young people

• Aspire to develop further as a professional 

• Are flexible and adaptable 

• Are ambitious, hard-working and a team player   

We can offer you the opportunity to join:  

• A highly committed and dedicated staff

• Excellent CPD opportunities.

• Students who love their school, are ambitious and want to learn and participate in the wider community

Oaklands School is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.   

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be DBS checked. 

Please contact HR for an application pack:    

Telephone: 0207 613 1014 Email:  

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 14th December 2018

Interviews: Week beginning: 17th December 2018

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More about Oaklands School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Old Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 6PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7613 1014

Oaklands is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in East London. It is a community state school as well as a NSS (National Support School] that provides support to other schools. A smaller than average ...