Performance & Development Basketball Coach, Newham

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Newham Sixth Form CollegeNewham

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £ 19,109.54 – £20,228.26 (pro rata of £31,270.16 – £33,100.79) per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Performance & Development Basketball Coach – Term Time Only (26 hours per week) Fixed term contract until end of academic year 2019/2020

£ 19,109.54 – £20,228.26 (pro rata of £31,270.16 – £33,100.79) per annum.

Ref: OP/23

As one of the largest sixth form colleges in London (more than 2,500 students), we are a non-selective, diverse and secular college, proud to have launched over 50,000 young people onto university, training and employment since we were founded in 1992. Our results for A-Levels and vocational study are impressive – in 2018, a massive 90% of applicants progressed to university and we were also rated by Ofsted as ‘outstanding’ for Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare (PDBW) and ‘good’ for overall effectiveness.  The college combines great facilities with quality teaching and high standards, including a new multi-million pound building, providing state of the art technology enabled learning resource centre, drama studio and café.

A vacancy exists for a Performance & Development Basketball Coach to lead our basketball programmes over the coming years.

Since the college was established in 1992, NewVIc has recognised the value of sport and fitness in the lives of young people.  We have the benefit of some excellent facilities on campus, we have a strong team of teaching and coaching staff, and have good links with professional organisations which extend the range of sports-related opportunities available to our students.  

The college has had considerable success, particularly in team sports.  We are, for example, one of the most successful cricketing colleges in London and have a well-established Cricket Academy.  For a number of years we have also run a Basketball Development Academy which will be the focus of this post over the coming years.

The curriculum offer promotes progression and career opportunities for young people while the daily participation rates in a wide range of sport and fitness activities is excellent.  

Led by the Sports Academy Manager you will be involved in the development, promotion and delivery of all Basketball activity with our students (aged 16-19). 

As college we have a full programme of sports including elite sports provision, recreational and enhancement work as well as being committed to offering sports opportunities for the full range of our students with disabilities.

In addition, working in line with the AoC Sport ‘Fit for College, Fit for Work & Fit for Life’ strategy, we are ever expanding our work across other curriculum areas, supporting the teaching of specific course units to support appropriate levels of physical activity cross college.

Please see attached job description and person specification for more information on this vacancy.

Closing date: 12.00 noon, Friday 21 June 2019

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

NewVIc strives to be an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Due to the nature of our business and environment, the post for which you are applying is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, which means that candidates must disclose ‘spent convictions, cautions and reprimands’. A copy of our Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Policy is available on request.

We regret that we are unable to respond to every application. Therefore, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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More about Newham Sixth Form College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Prince Regent Lane, Newham, London, E13 8SG, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 7473 4110
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