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History Of Primary Sports

Primary Sports and Education (Formally Sporting World Sport Services (Devon) Ltd) have been operating in the South West for 11 years and delivering over 650 hours of sports coaching per week. The company is rapidly growing into one of the leading sports coaching organisations in the South West. We also have two sister companies who provide Forest school and Music provision.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated, a good communicate, is able to work within a team, to organise and manage their own after-school and holiday camps and to promote the company within other local schools and community.

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to join our ever-growing South and West Devon team. We expect the candidate to be highly motivated, able to work as part of a team, has an outstanding knowledge of School Sport and the new curriculum, is able to use affective behaviour management strategies within their practise, to organise and administrate after-school and holiday camp provision, promote sport within the schools, update our social media platforms on a weekly basis, to promote our company ethos, values and morals to other local schools and within the community. 

SAFEGUARING STATEMENT - Primary Sports is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Prospective applicants will be supplied with Primary Sports child protection policy and safer recruitment. 

Part Time Position available for South Devon (Newton Abbot area) – September 2023 - Option to start Late July/Early August supporting Holiday camps

Job Description:

The role is full time working at one Primary School in the Newton Abbot area 20.25 hours per week. Candidates must have at least 2 years’ experience of working within a school environment delivering sporting programmes to primary aged children. 

The successful candidate will be delivering a large number of our programmes including Continued Personal Development (CPD), curriculum time, PPA, extracurricular, Yoga and Wellbeing, Interventions, Active Playgrounds, Gifted and Talented clubs, Holiday camps and our PSHE classroom-based schemes

Personal Specification 

We also expect the successful candidate to be vibrant, fun, confident, reliable, punctual, well presented, attend all CPD programmes delivered by Primary Sports, follow our schemes our work, to build positive relationships with teachers, children and parents in each of their schools, to organise and run interclass and inter-school tournaments/ competitions, adhere to our company policies, to have experience of coaching SEN children, to make themselves indispensable within their schools, to be able to provide constructive feedback to teachers about the programmes that they will deliver and to discuss the assessments they have created at the end of a unit of work. 

 Knowledge of the current National Curriculum (September 2019)

Rates of pay: £13-£15 p/h depending on experience/qualifications and which programme is being delivered. Opportunity to lead Holiday Camps during Non-Term time (£20 p/h) including option to organise and lead your own holiday camps during half term holidays. 

Candidates must have:

• NGB Level 2 Qualification 

• Clean driving license 

• Clear enhanced DBS check 

• Level 3 Paediatric First Aid 

• Level 2 Safeguarding and Child protection 

• Prevent training 

• Allergy training 

• Preventing the spread of COVID certificate

• Knowledge of the current National Curriculum (September 2019)

• Knowledge of the current GDPR laws and regulations

• A clear passion for Sport 

• Experience of coaching a wide range of sports to primary aged children 

• Experience of working with SEN children

• Competent in literacy and numeracy at level 3 standard 

• Computer literate in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel 

• Competent in using social media 

How Primary Sports can help you:

• Offer a wide range of CPD courses/ training to develop as a coach 

• Performance-based incentive scheme

• Potential for taking on more active roles within the company

• Work within a positive and supportive team to help develop your personal targets and career

• To work alongside a lead coach for 6 months focusing on the areas of focus set by you. 

Interview Process:

Candidates will be expected to attend a formal interview via Zoom and complete a practical assessment at one of our partnered schools. Candidates will also be expected to complete our Criminal Records and Child Protection Declaration forms during the interview process. 

Please send through an up to date CV including two references to 

Closing date for the post is Friday 2nd June 2023

Candidates who require more information please contact Lee on the contact details: 

Lee Evans - 07549701530

Interviews will commence on Monday 5th June 2023 and the successful candidate will be expected to start September 2023 once a DBS enhanced check, references and other necessary checks are obtained. 

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