Girls’ Games Coach, London SW8

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Newton Prep SchoolLondon SW8

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,377 (minimum actual pro rated salary) plus an additional payment for occasional weekend working.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Newton Prep is a leading co-educational day school for pupils aged 3-13 years, children who are keen to learn and enjoy a range of PE and sporting curricular and extra-curricular activities.  The PE Department’s aim is to provide children with the opportunity to participate in a wide range of PE/sports activities in order to instill positive attitudes to exercise. The PE Department has excellent indoor and outdoor facilities (including two gymnasiums, an all-weather pitch and a Sports Hall) and has a strong track record in extra-curricular activities with high levels of participation by pupils.

We are seeking to appoint a PE graduate or experienced Games Coach to join our PE Department in September 2019.  Your duties will include supporting the PE Department in the delivery of curricular PE and Games lessons to girls in Years 3 to 8; managing teaching resources; leading coaching sessions; accompanying teams to off-site fixtures and generally helping to motivate and encourage our pupils to develop and reach their potential in sports. You will need to possess excellent communication skills, a high level of skill in either hockey, netball, gymnastics, cricket, swimming and have had experience of coaching in two or more of these areas. The ability to work as part of a cohesive team and a strong work ethic are also essential pre-requisites of this role.

Working hours are 8.45 am - 5.15 pm Monday to Friday term time only (35 weeks per year) plus occasional weekends.  The minimum pro-rated (actual) salary for the role is £17,377 plus an additional payment for occasional weekend working.

Other benefits include contributory staff pension scheme, staff gym, free school meals during term time and free car parking.

Full details and an application form may be obtained from the School's website  or from the HR Assistant on 0207 720 4091 ext. 1255, email

Applications by digital or printed form only to: HR Manager, Newton Prep, 149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX. Email: 

Early application is advised as applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Newton Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure check and references may be taken up on all shortlisted candidates, prior to interview.

Newton Prep

149 Battersea Park Road, London SW8 4BX

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More about Newton Prep School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 149 Battersea Park Road, London, SW8 4BX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 77204091
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Newton Prep is a successful and dynamic independent school, offering a challenging education for boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 13. Although a relatively new school, having been set up in 1991, it has grown from strength to strength (curren...