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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 July 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week term-time only + INSET . Actual hours to be work are subject to negotiation.

Contract type

Fixed term - until 22nd July 2025

Pay scale

West Sussex Grade 6 + Crawley Fringe Allowance + Market Supplement to bring total remuneration to £15 per hour.

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated mentor and junior coach to join a professional coaching team in delivering an elite basketball programme within school and alongside a community programme with Sussex Storm. The school competes in the Academies Basketball League (CBL) and in national and county competitions for years 7-14 student athletes. Basketball is at the heart of the academy programme, with a professional approach across the board.

The role is ideal for an ambitious coach seeking to work as a valued mentor, role model and supporter of our junior Basketball student athletes. They would like the opportunity to develop and progress their coaching career whilst also gaining pastoral and mentoring experience in a diverse but inclusive community. This will include planning and delivering a comprehensive high-quality coaching and mentoring programme. As a coach, you will also work closely with the pastoral team to collect high-quality data to demonstrate the effectiveness of the programme and quantify the progress we are making for our young people. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal, mentoring and leadership skills. Someone who can communicate effectively with students and use Basketball as a tool for personal development, and growth towards future aspirations both academically and on the Basketball court.

The school’s partnership with Sussex Storm Basketball Club will allow a separate working arrangement to be made directly with the club for additional hours, which will require the flexibility to work regularly at weekends and some evenings. In this role, the successful candidate should have excellent knowledge and understanding of the game and the operation of club basketball.

The successful applicant will have to meet the requirements as set out in the Person Specification which accompanies the Job Description. Presentation of the Application Form and covering letter will form part of the selection process as will practical delivery and interviews on the day. Shortlisted candidates must be available for interview on the date indicated.

What the school offers its staff

Holy Trinity is a Voluntary Aided Church of England school of 1250 students aged 11 to 19. We are a vibrant multi-faith, multi-cultural community underpinned by core Christian values. Our vision is to be a centre of excellence for learning inspired by Christian values where everyone person in our school community fulfils their potential. We pride ourselves in the pastoral care and development of all students. We are located in Crawley, West Sussex. A mini-bus shuttle service is provided for staff to and from Three Bridges.

Further details about the role

Role: Basketball Mentor and Coach

Pay Range: West Sussex Grade 6 + Crawley Fringe Allowance + Market Supplement to bring total

remuneration to £15 per hour.

Hours of Work and Salary: 37 hours per week term-time only + INSET . Actual hours to be work are subject to negotiation.

Contract Type: Fixed-term contract until July 22nd 2025 initially Required: September 2024

Closes: 9am Friday 12th July Interview Date: TBC week beginning 15th July

Application forms and details about the post are attached / on the website. Enquiries concerning this post and Sussex Storm Basketball may be made in advance of application to Daniel Hildreth on 07834 828417 or dhildreth@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk Completed application forms with covering letter / statement should be sent to HR by the closing date or earlier.

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interviews will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis.

The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Holy Trinity CofE Secondary School, Crawley

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1351 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01293 423690

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