Cover Supervisor/Sports Coach, Hampshire

Closing date:

The Petersfield SchoolHampshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £13,668 actual
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


32 hours per week/39 weeks per year (Term Time only)


Grade C £18,426

Start date: September

A vacancy has arisen within our school for a talented and enthusiastic Sports Coach who will cover lessons in PE, as well as in other subject areas as required. The role will be ideal for anyone looking to pursue a career in teaching or coaching, as you will work as part of the PE team to manage classes and help to develop students in their knowledge and practical skills.

When covering in other curriculum areas, you will support students with work set by the class teacher. You will have the opportunity to become involved in extra-curricular activities in PE, and to support in the coaching of teams. Experience of or an interest in the Duke of Edinburgh Awards programme would also be welcome.

Under the direction of the Heads of Faculty or Department, you will cover for absent teachers, delivering the work set by the member of staff or by the Head of Faculty/ Department.  You will assist with the preparation of teaching resources, liaise with teachers, and carry out administrative duties to support teaching staff.  We are looking for someone with a minimum of Grade C GCSE, or equivalent, in English and Mathematics. A job share may be considered.

We would love to hear from you if you have the essential skills and experience from our person specification and job description and:

• have a passion for sport and coaching young people with a range of abilities

• have excellent communication skills

• can demonstrate effective classroom management skills

• are discreet, loyal, patient and understanding

• are well organised and work well under pressure

• are a supportive, proactive team player with a warm and down to earth manner

• have a flexible and positive approach to work

If this role excites you and you think it may be for you, please send us your completed application form and a covering letter, stating why you are perfect for this job.  We would love to hear from you.  

The Petersfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to DBS checks along with other relevant employment checks. 

For an application pack, please visit the Information and Vacancies section of our website

If you would like to visit the school prior to application to see our facilities and to meet the PE team, please contact Mrs Sarah Holman via 

Please send completed applications to

Closing date: Friday 28 June 2019; interviews thereafter.

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More about The Petersfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cranford Road, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 3LU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1730 263 119
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