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Sports Coach

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Job title: Sports Coach

Salary: WPT Band 5 (£26873 - £28770 (£19191 - £20545 pro-rata)

Hours: 30 hours per week, term time

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Wickersley Partnership Trust


Who we are

We’re Wickersley Partnership Trust (WPT) - a multi-academy trust with eight primary schools, five secondary schools, one sixth form and one Central Team under our umbrella.

We’re dotted across Rotherham, South Yorkshire with one school based in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

At WPT, students are at the heart of everything we do, and we aim to send all children into an ever-changing world, able and qualified to play their full part in it. To give them the best educational experience possible, we recognise the importance of investing in and supporting our colleagues.

And that starts with finding the right person for the job!

Join Our Team as a Sports Coach! 

Are you passionate about inspiring young minds and fostering a love for physical activity and sports? Do you have a talent for planning engaging lessons and motivating students to reach their full potential? If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team as a Sports Coach!

As a Sports Coach, you'll play a vital role in promoting physical health and wellbeing among our students, contributing to the planning and delivery of PE lessons and extracurricular activities. Your enthusiasm and expertise will help create a positive and inclusive environment where every student can thrive.

Key Responsibilities Include: 

Contributing to the effective planning and preparation of PE lessons, ensuring that the diverse needs and interests of students are met, and providing support to teachers as needed.

Delivering coaching in a variety of physical activities as part of the Academy's PE curriculum, with a focus on out-of-school hours learning to encourage participation and skill development.

Monitoring students' participation and progress, offering constructive support and feedback, and contributing to the assessment of their development, progress, and attainment.

Evaluating students' progress through a range of assessment activities, maintaining accurate records, and preparing monitoring reports to track their ongoing development.

Assisting in the organisation of inter-school and intra-school sporting competitions, supporting with administrative tasks, and ensuring the smooth running of school and competition events.

Being a positive role model for students, creating a supportive and enjoyable environment that motivates and encourages children to participate in sports and physical activity.

Taking proactive steps to identify and overcome barriers to participation among children, prioritising access and inclusion for all.

Developing and maintaining effective and positive working relationships with all staff, as well as the wider community and sporting organisations, to promote collaboration and enhance the student experience.

Maintaining contacts with outside sporting bodies to ensure opportunities for signposting are available to specific groups and individuals.

Additionally, providing first-aid as needed and holding relevant qualifications, with training provided where necessary, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students during sporting activities.


Join Our Team and Make a Difference! 

If you're ready to make a positive impact on the lives of students and inspire a lifelong love for physical activity and sports, we invite you to apply for the position of Sports Coach. Together, let's empower our students to lead healthy, active lives and achieve their full potential.

Apply now and become an essential part of our dedicated team!

**Closing Date: Noon, Wednesday 19th June 2024***

For further information and to apply, please visit our recruitment website:

For more information about Wickersley Partnership Trust, including the benefits of working for us, please visit our main website:

We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this vacancy may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate an effective and creative approach to teaching, a passion for your subject and a commitment to supporting the development of the department.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Please note we operate safer recruitment and do not accept CVs. All applicants must complete an application form in full**

**Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position

  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the documents attached to the advert)

  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned