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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    16 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 July 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade F SCP17 £24,920 – SCP22 £27,514 (FTE)

Sports Coach (HLTA) Level 4 job summary

Required for September, the Governors are seeing to appoint a highly enthusiastic, qualified and experienced Sports Coach to work with classes across the school, supporting the development of Sport and PE. 

 The role will include working with a range of groups and whole classes, developing children’s skills, knowledge and positive attitudes through a range of sports and physical education opportunities. 

The successful candidate will also be required to teach model lessons, in order to ensure continuous high-quality professional development in PE for all staff. 

Additionally, the role will include the provision and management of a range of lunchtime activities and after school sports opportunities and clubs. The development of inter class and inter school and regional competitions will also be central to the role. The school has extensive playing fields, an outdoor enclosed court, a well-equipped hall and experienced PE curriculum leader in post with whom the successful candidate will work closely. 

We can offer: 

• Fantastic pupils and a friendly and nurturing Catholic school family 

• Support of a team committed to excellence with high expectations. 

• A committed leadership team, friendly and dedicated staff and supportive governing body 

We are looking for someone special who:

  • Is passionate about sport for all pupils
  • Motivation and determination to secure the best possible outcomes for all children
  • Is skilled in all aspects of PE in the primary school curriculum
  • Has experience in teaching PE to both boys and girls
  • Has proven, effective positive behaviour management skills
  • Is a practicing catholic or sympathetic to the strong catholic ethos of our parish school
  • Is an excellent practitioner with high expectations and aspirations for the children
  • Has the ability to work as part of a team and be flexible to the needs and priorities of the school.
  • Excellent communication skills leading to effective relationships with pupils, parents and other staff
  • Is resourceful, pro-active and well-organised
  • Is committed to extra-curricular provision
  • Can develop and maintain efficient record keeping systems
  • Demonstrates a commitment to Equal Opportunities
  • Is efficient in record keeping, written and oral communication
  • Is willing to participate in further training and development opportunities

Visits to the school are encouraged St John Fisher Primary School is committed to safeguarding all of its pupils. All staff are required to adhere to our safeguarding policies and procedures, have good references and undertake full police checks. Candidates will be asked during interview questions around safeguarding children

Closing date: Friday 16th September 2022 @ Noon

Shortlisting date: Monday 19th September 2022

Task and Interview dates: Thursday 22nd September 2022

Commitment to safeguarding

Prior to appointment, formal checks will be made in accordance with the current statutory requirements relating to child protection. St John Fisher RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
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About St John Fisher RC Primary School, Denton

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
241 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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As a Catholic school in the Diocese of Salford our Mission and Core Values are at the heart of everything we do.

Love, Faith, Courage and Passion are known by all the children and lived each and every day.

St John Fisher School is a lovely place to be. Our children are happy and together with their parent/carers, siblings and extended family are part of the wider St John Fisher family.

The staff and children of the ASD Base contribute to the school family in a very unique way and share in a number of joint celebrations with the main school each week.

All staff work in partnership with parents/carers and strive to keep improving the education we offer for our children. We value the contributions parents/carers make for it is when home, school and parish work well together that we get the best possible outcomes for our children.

We want to provide memories that our children will have for a lifetime but to also equip them with the skills, confidence and resilience to become change-makers of the future. We are ambitious and we want our children to reach for the stars.

We welcome visits to the school so that you can see for yourself why St John Fisher RC Primary School and ASD Resource Base is such a special place to be.

Arranging a visit to St John Fisher RC Primary School, Denton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@st-johnfisher.tameside.sch.uk.

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