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Job details
Employer William Perkin CofE High School
Location Ealing
Salary £16,159 pa (salary is negotiable for a candidate who is able to offer cover supervisory responsibilities - up to £20,701 pa)
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

This is a fixed term role from Wednesday 30 August 2017 for 11 months.

William Perkin Church of England High School opened in September 2013 with its first intake of Year 7 students and now has four year groups (7, 8, 9 and 10) totalling around 775 students. We have had an incredibly positive journey so far and are rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted (June 2015) and SIAMS (October 2016).

We are looking to appoint Sports Assistants to join our ‘Outstanding’ school as we move into our fifth year. The role would suit someone who is passionate about sport and who may be considering a career in teaching. This is a varied role, and tasks include coaching and running sports teams, officiating fixtures, assisting PE staff with the delivery of lessons and with games administration, and assisting with the implementation of the Community Sport Programme.

Students have a 100 minute ‘Core Elective’ session each week (afternoons) where they have additional time to learn new skills and apply them in full game situations. This 100 minute lesson - along with many ‘extended elective’ sessions after school - has helped create an outstanding offer of sport at the school. We have outstanding facilities including a full size floodlit 3G astroturf, 3 netball court floodlit MUGA, 4 badminton court sports hall, along with grass pitches and a cricket square.

This role represents an unusually interesting opportunity for someone with enthusiasm and relevant experience to join a talented and successful team, in a growing school, at a very exciting time in its development. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A sport based degree or have played sport to a high level (desirable)
  • Familiarity with at least one of our main sports (Football/Cricket/Rugby/Netball) (essential)
  • Aspirations to teach PE or progress along a coaching pathway (desirable)
  • A level 2 coaching qualification (desirable) 
  • Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent administrative and organisation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team
  • A UK drivers licence (desirable)
  • A commitment to the ethos of the school.

We offer: 

  • Positive working relationships at all levels
  • Connections to a number of high level sport organisations in London
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

For more information please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.

Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at the Twyford Trust by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to Please note that this is not the William Perkin School address, and please do not submit applications by fax.

Closing date: Noon, Wednesday 7 June 2017.

Interview date: TBC, Tuesday 13 June likely.

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see

You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE and SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AGREEMENT which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.

About the employer

Information about William Perkin CofE High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Church of England
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