PE/Sports Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Pondhu Primary School, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5DS

13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (12 month)

Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary


Actual salary


PE/Sports Higher Level Teaching Assistant job summary

35 hours per week-term time + 2 days fixed term September 2022 until 31st August 2023
Actual starting salary 14,618
Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint a passionate PE / Sports Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to further develop PE and sport within a one-form entry primary school. The position would require teaching PE to all year groups, running after school sports clubs including fixtures, taking groups of children to sporting events, organising PE / Sports administration and break/lunchtime play leading with groups of children.
We are looking for someone who is:
• Passionate about providing children with opportunities for sporting activities.
• Confident to coach / teach a number of sports.
• Experienced in supporting across the primary phase and successful whole class teaching.
• Able to manage pupil behaviour positively.
• Fully committed to meeting the needs of all pupils.
• Able to inspire and challenge pupils and motivate others by example.
• Positive in their attitude and willing to make a significant contribution to raising standards across the school.
• Committed to working with all members of the school community, particularly with parents, our PE/Sports leader and leaders at other Cornwall schools.
• Eager to take a full and active part in all aspects of school life.
• Raise the profile of PE / Sport within the community, providing pupils with opportunities to take part in a wide variety of sporting events.
• Passionate about making learning experiences exciting, memorable and fun.

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools with a strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large and dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating over 7,500 learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools.

Application forms and full details are available to download from or, alternatively, please email Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th June 9.00am
Interviews to be held: Friday 24th June

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

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Application forms and full details are also available to download from or, alternatively, please email Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

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About Pondhu Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
236 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01726 216650

Pondhu School is very fortunate to have a dedicated and talented team of staff and Governors who are committed to providing our children with rich learning experiences within a beautiful setting and modern facilities.

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