Barnes Wallis Academy is now recruiting for a Sports Enrichment Officer. This role could be the ideal next step in your career.
About the role
Sport is at the heart of the David Ross Education Trust (DRET), a multi-academy Trust with a mix of primary, secondary and special academies.
As a DRET Sports Enrichment Officer (SEO) you will support the academy in delivering the Trust's sports enrichment agenda and their sports plan. Alongside PE staff you will help create, promote and drive the sports offering and encourage and enthuse our students to take part. You will lead enrichment sessions for pupils and take teams to fixtures and events. We’re looking for individuals to help our students access the unique opportunities the Trust offers.
Candidates must have a passion for sport and will ideally be seeking experience in the education, coaching, sports development or events sector or be considering a PGCE. Individuals will need to be energetic and inspiring, as well as outcome driven.
“An outstanding opportunity for anyone looking to gain valuable experience, be part of a world-class sports enrichment strategy, engage young people in sport and set themselves up for a career in a range of industries”
37 hours per week, term-time only
Fixed-term contract until end of academic year 2020
Salary & Benefits
- 15,183 (actual salary for term-time only)
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- An excellent provision for your professional development and Leadership Development programme
Who we are looking for
- Passion for sport and experience in coaching, development, organisation or delivery
- Coaching qualifications such as, but not being exclusive to hockey, athletics, netball, football, cricket and rugby
- Full driving license and willing to drive for work purposes
- Positive role model, demonstrating self-motivation and mature interpersonal skills
- Ability to develop and maintain a warm, respectful and valued rapport with young people
- Enthusiastic and energetic approach, with a can-do attitude
(Please see full person spec)
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
Barnes Wallis Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.