PE and Sports Coach, Derbyshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Ecclesbourne SchoolDerbyshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,795pro rata for part-time or term-time hours
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Ecclesbourne School is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity to join our Sport and Wellbeing Faculty as a PE and Sports Coach. You will be passionate about sport and coaching the next generation to sporting excellence.

Our ideal candidate will have: 

  • A recognised sports coaching qualification
  • Experience of coaching young people in a school or club setting
  • A commitment to developing sporting participation and healthy lifestyles within the next generation 

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Become part of a team of like-minded individuals 
  • Work with colleagues who are friendly, welcoming and committed to ensuring every student receives a first-rate teaching and learning experience  
  • Work with students who are well behaved, highly motivated and achieve very high standards
  • Receive full support for training and professional development 

This position is for 37 hours per week, for 52 weeks per year. Core hours will total 37 per week which will consist of daytime, evenings, weekends and school holiday periods. Term-time working and/or part-time will be considered; please state your preference when applying. Salary NJC Pay Scale Point 5, £18,795 per annum (pro rata for part or term-time hours). Salary may be negotiable for an outstanding candidate and will be commensurate with skills and experience.

We offer 33 days’ paid holiday per year (including statutory and concessionary days) rising to 37 after five years, and immediate membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Continuity of service recognised for local government employees. 

We are a non-selective school and committed to maintaining an all-inclusive community for all students. Children of members of staff, with a minimum of two years’ service at the school at the time of application, are included in our admissions criteria.

The school motto of ‘Integrity, tenacity and service’ is at the core of school life. To learn more about our school, please visit the school website at 

If you share our ethos, we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply, please return a completed Ecclesbourne School application form and letter (no more than two A4 typed sides) which outlines how your previous experience has prepared you for this position and what particular skills you will bring to it. Should you wish to visit our school prior to your application, you will be most warmly welcomed. For further information, to arrange a visit, or for help with the application process, please contact:

Lisa Brannan, Learning Services Manager
Tel: 01332 843251

Closing date: 9am on Monday 27th January 2020.

Please note that we do not accept applications by CV.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and employment will be conditional on satisfactory safeguarding checks and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance prior to employment. 

More about The Ecclesbourne School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wirksworth Road, Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 4GS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1332 840645
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The Ecclesbourne School in Duffield, Derbyshire is exceptional.  Rated outstanding in four successive Ofsted reports we provide an excellent education within a happy, purposeful atmosphere.  We are a non-selective school and committed to ma...