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  • Application deadline

    8 November 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Physical education
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
Contract type
Fixed term (Fixed Term)
Salary commensurate with experience

Job summary

About the role: The Tonbridge & West Kent School Sport Partnership (TWKSSP) is looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic PE and School Sport Coach to support the progression and development of physical education and school sport within the TWKSSP. The role can be full or part time and is fixed term which will be reviewed annually.

Operating from The Hayesbrook Academy in Tonbridge, the successful candidate will support in the delivery of the school sport partnership PE programme, develop an extensive school sport offer and assist in the facilitation of events, festivals and community driven projects to raise standards and enhance the school’s physical activity opportunities. The role is mobile, moving between various primary schools across the Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells area.​​​​​​​

We believe that these opportunities will:

Have clear education value
Be inclusive and easily accessible to all children
Encourage aspiration and achievement
Inspire and motivate
Provide a varied array of activities
Value participation regardless of ability
Encourage and support progression to higher levels of performance as appropriate
Provide opportunities for competition and various levels
Encourage positive personal and social values such as teamwork, self-esteem and self-awareness
Promote responsibility as a citizen and develop leadership

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
444 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About The Hayesbrook School

About TWKSSP: TWKSSP is committed to providing high quality physical education sporting opportunities across the schools within the local area. We currently work with 75 schools across Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Cranbrook supporting these schools in a number of ways that are appropriate and applicable to them.

The partnership delivers the national School Games programme, and offers a comprehensive buy-in scheme to support primary schools achieve the recommended outcomes of the PE and School Sport premium funding. The School Sports Partnership also works with National Governing Bodies and other agencies assisting the development of coaches, officials, volunteers and the wider workforce. We have earned a great reputation and constantly strive to improve on the service we deliver.

We believe that participation in high quality PE and Sport is valuable in its own right because of the specific educational outcomes and the personal, social and health benefits. It is also a very effective means of engaging young people in their broader learning, by raising aspirations, providing motivation and promoting behaviours that lead to higher levels of attainment across the full range of school subjects.

Our vision is “to provide every child with equal access to high quality PE, School Sport opportunities and Physical Activity programmes that are inclusive, safe, challenging, progressive and enjoyable.”

About Hayesbrook Academy: Hayesbrook Academy is a non-selective boys Academy, with a mixed Sixth Form, that serves the communities of Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas, with all students supported and challenged to reach their own personal excellence. The school has 450 students on roll. For more information visit

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust will comprise 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

School location

Brook Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2PH

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