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Sports Coach - Term Time

The Viking Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F20-68-S
  • Posted:23/05/2022
  • Pay:KR3-5
  • Start Date:1/9/22
  • App Close Date:10/06/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

Schools this job is for


We have an opportunity for a Sports Coach to join our sports team at Upton for 25 hours per week, term time. Working hours will be 11:30 - 4:30 each day although at times some flexibility may be required for sporting events that take place.

The role will involve leading playground activities and supervising children at lunchtimes and being part of the team running PE lessons and after school clubs each afternoon. Attendance at competitions and inter-school events will also be required. Our Deputy Head and PE leader have a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to support the successful candidate.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Proven coaching experience
  • Proven experience working with primary school aged children
  • Great team-work and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of successful behaviour management
  • The belief that physical activity plays a key role in a child's education

We can offer you:

  • A supportive team
  • A leadership team committed to delivering the best for our children
  • Fantastic and enthusiastic children who make the job worthwhile
  • Support from the sports teams across Viking Academy Trust 

Please outline in detail in your application how you meet the job description and why we should choose you. 

The contract will be temporary for one year in the first instance.

Please contact Mrs Kate Law, Head of School, by email with any queries or questions regarding the role (headofschool@chiltonprimary.co.uk)

 The Viking Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the care and welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service records check and references.

Information about the trust

The Viking Academy Trust is a primary only, Multi-Academy Trust consisting of three inspirational schools: Upton Junior School, Chilton Primary School and Ramsgate Arts Primary School.

Our One Childhood One Chance philosophy resonates throughout everything we do at the Viking Academy Trust.

The Viking Academy Trust has a dedicated staff team determined in their efforts to ensure all pupils receive a first class educational experience. We combine a broad, challenging, high-quality education with excellent pastoral care and extra-curricular opportunity.

Our aim is to educate our pupils in the broadest sense, offering a firm foundation for life, a challenging but safe environment and a strong community spirit.

Our pupils; staff, parents and governors are proud of their schools - come and see why!

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lisa Blatchford, Chief Operations Officer
  • Address:Chilton Primary School,
    Chilton Lane,
    CT11 0LQ
  • Telephone: 01843 597695
  • Email: coo@vikingacademytrust.com



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).