Sports Coach, Rochester, Kent

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The Gordon Children's Academy - JuniorRochester, Kent

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Start date: asap
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £19,846 - £22,337 (FTE)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

“Good in all areas” - Ofsted Feb 2017

£19,846 - £22,337 FTE (pro rata £13,314 - £14,985)

30 hours per week, term time only

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Sports Coach to support sports coaching, physical activity and Physical Education within school. 

Applicants should have a minimum of Level 2 or above Coaching Qualifications, previous involvement in a range of sports and physical activities or appropriate qualification. 

We shall require evidence of experience of working within KS1 and KS2, including supporting pupils with additional needs. Applicants will also require a current full first aid certificate.

The Gordon’s Children’s Academy is a newly federated academy based in the Strood area. Our Junior and Infant school work closely together to ensure that all staff and children work together as one. We are lucky enough have a passionate workforce at our school who all care for and respect the fantastic children of our school. We are dedicated to school improvement and we all aim to provide a happy, safe and fun school environment for the children, and our staff too. 

What you will get from The Gordon Children’s Academy:

  • Happy, well behaved children who are keen learners
  • Parents who are supportive of the school
  • High expectations for all members of the school community
  • Supportive staff within the school and amongst the Trust
  • A school that puts children first and at the centre of all policy, practise and decision making
  • Discounted gym membership at Thinking Fitness

Our school is set in a large Victorian building, with high ceilings and plenty of space for intervention and breakout sessions. We have three large halls, three playgrounds, we have a fantastic Early Years outdoor play area, a remembrance garden and a small stage built into one of our playgrounds too. Our location provides excellent links to the M2 and A2. 

Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. To ensure all our academies focus on our mission school leaders translated our mission to core values that would be demonstrated and evident in all our Academies:

Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in a large Primary academy, benefiting from a large support network and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

We also encourage any early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we suitable candidate is found. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 11 years
Address: Junior School, Gordon Road, Strood, Rochester, Kent, ME2 3HQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1634 719971
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