School Games Organiser, Kent

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The Hayesbrook SchoolKent
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Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £31,000 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

The Hayesbrook School

The Hayesbrook School is a non-selective boys Academy (with a mixed Sixth Form) that specialises in sports and mathematics.

The wide ability school serves the communities of Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas, with all students supported and challenged to reach their own personal excellence.

The school has 763 students on roll.  Our strengths are strong behaviour, examination success and an emphasis upon learning and teaching.  The Hayesbrook School is also renowned for its success in extra-curricular activities and for its support of other school, both locally and nationally.

Our vision is simple – to ensure that all of our students achieve beyond our expectations and flourish as confident learners with the highest aspirations, ready for the university or careers of their choice and also ready for the world in which they will work and live.

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School Games Organiser

The Hayesbrook School are looking for a School Games Organiser (SGO) for September 2017. The role is currently funded until 2020, with a salary of £31,000 per annum.  This post is full time, but part time will be considered (the salary will be prorata for part time)

The SGO will deliver a successful calendar of School Games competitions at intra and inter school level that feed into the Kent School Games county finals events. The post holder will ensure that competitions link to and support an established framework for competitive school sport at county, district and local level. The role will require significant partnership working with a wide range of local schools, clubs and NGBs involved in running and supporting school sport competitions and events. The role will also include delivery of the Change4Life Clubs programme in schools which aims to promote healthy lifestyles and reduce inactivity.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated and hardworking, with experience of working in schools.  It is essential that the successful candidate has a background in sports development and has previously organised a wide range of competitions.

Skills and Experience required:

  • QTS or Level 2 National Governing Body Qualification
  • confident working with children aged 4-11 years
  • knowledge and experience of school sport and community sport structures
  • previous experience of organising a range of sports competitions and festivals within a school environment.
  • working knowledge of ICT, including keyboard skills and Microsoft Office
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • a valid driving licence and own transport to travel between sites.

Further details of the role can be found in the attached Job Description.

Brook learning Trust

The Brook Learning Trust is proud to have The Hayesbrook School as part of our family of academies.  As a Trust, we bring together our unique academies in our belief in the power of education to change lives and communities.

It is would steadfast purpose to challenge and defy the barriers that constrain the education progress of any child.  We set high aims for aspiration and secure collective responsibility for all our children’s achievements.  Our work is underpinned by the values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Optimism, Excellence and Accountability.

A strong focus on teaching and learning as well as high standards and expectations has led the Brook Learning Trust to become one of the highest performing multi-academy trust in the country.  Last year, children in our academies made better progress – learning and growing with us – than they would have done in other schools or academies nationally.  The Brook Learning Trust, working with The Hayesbrook School, brings energy, passion and expertise to the education of our children.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment.  All post are subject to vetting checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references.  An overseas police check will be required by candidates who have worked or resided outside of the UK, in the last 10 years.

Application information

Applications should be completed using a Brook Learning Trust application form, with candidates demonstrating their ability to meet the key responsibilities, qualifications and skills contained within the job description. 

Completed applications should be sent to by 9.00am on Monday 4 September 2017

Previous applicants need not apply.  Please note that during the summer break there may be some delay in responding to applications or queries, we will endeavour to respond to you as quickly as possible

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