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Dance and Sports Coach - Fixed Term

The Viking Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F20-85-S
  • Posted:06/09/2022
  • Pay:KR5/KR6 negotiable dependent on experience
  • Start Date:1st October 2022
  • App Close Date:23/09/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:26th September 2022

Schools this job is for


Ramsgate Arts Primary School is looking for a Dance and Sports Coach.

Are you a caring, enthusiastic person with an interest in dance and sports who is looking for an opportunity to bring your experience to an outstanding staff team at Ramsgate Arts Primary School? If so, we have the perfect role for you!

We are looking for a Dance and Sports Coach who will enjoy being part of the team running sports and dance sessions for our children

Our coaches are led by our PE leader and the successful candidate will assist the PE leader to provide engaging dance and PE lessons for children from Reception through to Year 6. 

The successful candidate will be required to engage with children by providing a varied selection of dance, sports and active play opportunities ensuring their wellbeing and maintaining their safety within school guidelines and policies.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Proven coaching experience
  • Dance knowledge and 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
  • A keen interest in learning and a willingness to engage in training
  • A high level of motivation, enthusiasm and a positive attitude


In return you will be offered:

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

The contract will be a fixed term appointment for one year in the first instance.

Whilst school-based experience is not a necessity, a genuine interest in children is - you need to like children, to want the very best for them and be prepared to put their needs first. Children will be at the heart of your work; you must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child within a creative and innovative school setting.

They will have the opportunity to:

  • Become part of a team that will play an integral role in the building of an outstanding and unique school.

Please note that this role will include periods of working outside, all year round.

Hours: 6 hours per week, term time only until 31st August 2023

Ramsgate Arts Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check.

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



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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.