Sports Coach, Westerham, Kent

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Valence SchoolWesterham, Kent

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,792 p.a. actual pro-rated for term time hours
Contract term: Permanent

Full Time - Term Time Only - Permanent 

Kent Scheme 6: from £16,792 p.a. actual pro-rated for 39 working weeks and 5 weeks holiday pay

Valence School is a KCC Foundation Special School with residential facilities for students with physical disabilities, complex medical needs and associated learning and communication difficulties from age 4 to 19.  We are part of the Kent Special Education Needs Trust.

In this role you will plan and deliver appropriate adapted and modified PE lessons to young disabled students within the school. You will have experience of delivery of sport sessions and want to gain additional experience in PE and school or club disability sport. 

We are looking for someone that is enthusiastic and has a genuine passion for sports coaching and PE. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to inspire our students to be actively interested in sport and swimming. 

Experience of working with SEND students is desirable, however what is more important is an aspiration to support disabled students to achieve.  Minimum qualifications for this role are A' Levels and ideally a NGB (National Governing Body) Level 1 Sports qualification. 

This role is an ideal stepping stone into trainin to teach and we can provide full support to do this.  If this sounds like a role for you, apply now! 

We offer a collaborative and friendly staff environment in a campus school setting where you will have the chance to make a real and positive impact on the lives of Valence students.  You will have access to professional and continuous training programmes with a supportive career progression. 

Closing date for applications: Sunday 25 November 2018

Interviews are expected to be held on Friday 7 December 2018.

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check

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More about Valence School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Westerham Road, Westerham, Kent, TN16 1QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1959 562156
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We are proud to share with you the excellent work we do with children and young people who have physical disabilities and complex medical needs.  Our school is unique within the maintained sector in the whole of southern England.  We cater ...