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Sports Coach - Fixed Term

Lenham Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2168-98S
  • Posted:14/08/2022
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:15/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:September 2022


Are you a Sports Coach looking for a new challenge?

We are looking for a great Sports Coach to join our fantastic team to help lead lunchtime play and support PE lessons.

In return Lenham Primary School can offer; 

  • Fabulous children
  • Ongoing professional development,
  • A supportive friendly team with the childrens interests at heart.
  • Pride values throughout our school

We are looking for a pro-active and dedicated individual to join our team. A working knowledge of the best practice and the ability to inspire and support both children and adults are a key requirement. An active willingness to contribute to whole school improvement is vital. 

The position on offer is a temporary post until July 2023 and requires attendance, Monday to Friday 11:45- 4:15.  There is also a possibilty for a TA post in the mornings as additional hours at KR3. You may be requested to attend additional training days and sports competitions with notice. 

Applications should be made via Kent Teach online submission by the closing date. Any queries should be sent by email to Simone Williams- King, School Business Manager on office@lenham.kent.sch.uk. Please note that our Safer Recruitment policy dictates, that we will obtain references before interview, if you are selected.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 14th September.  Interviews will take place between 15th September - 21st September. You will be expected undertake a PE activity with a class.  

We would welcome and encourage interested applicants to make contact and visit us.

Lenham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. Appointment to the position will be subject to an enhanced DBS Check and proof of eligibility to work in the UK.


Information about the school

Lenham Primary School is a friendly school set in the rural community of Lenham. The school is single form entry with 210 pupils on roll. Access to the school is quick and easy by car from most areas of Kent, Medway or the London fringes via the M20 and A20. There is also easy access by train or bus.

Our pupils benefit from extensive grounds which are used to enhance the learning opportunities for all pupils. The school is very much at the heart of the community with a number of community activities based here. We have a well-established staff team, supportive parents and strong links with our local secondary school.

Lenham Primary had a good OFSTED inspection in June 2018. We have a reputation for successful inclusion, well-behaved pupils and an interest in Olympic and Paralympic values.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Andrea McCluskey
  • Address:Ham Lane, Lenham, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 2LL
  • Telephone: (01622) 858260
  • Email: admin@lenham.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01622) 851652


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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.