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Sports Coach - Term Time

St Mildred's Primary Infant School, Broadstairs

  • Ref:KCC886-2328-79S
  • Posted:30/09/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 6
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:13/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:19/20th October 2022


St Mildred's is looking for a dedicated, innovative, creative, self motivated and determined Sports Coach to join our school.  The post will be a permanent position for 32 hours per week.

St Mildred's is a school with a creative and child centred approach to education.  Our inspiration is the quote "Children must be taught how to think and not what to think".

You will be part of a team determined to offer the best possible education for the children for whom we are responsible and who are not afraid to take a pioneering approach to achieve our aims.  

Our Outstanding Ofsted report from November 2021 stated ‘Everyone works together to help pupils achieve their very best. Consequently, pupils are happy and eager to be at school.'

You should be willing to use your skills and talents to undertake the practical delivery of a variety of sport activities, to students, during PPA cover and during lunchtime and after school clubs. You will also facilitate sports events across the school and in interschool competitions and festivals.

In exchange we can offer you happy, enthusiastic children and a supportive staff team who are passionate about St Mildred's and its vision "Dream Big, Aim High, Make a Difference."

 To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Level 2 English and Maths (GCSE or equivalent) preferred
  • Proven experience in the planning, coordination and practical delivery of coaching in a range of sports.
  • Successful experience of engaging children in sport.
  • Ability to plan and take personal responsibility for organising day to day workload.
  • The desire to be caring, nurturing and supportive of each individual.
  • A willingness to drive the school minibus – training will be provided.


Information about the school

St. Mildred’s is a three form entry infant school in Broadstairs with a creative and child centred approach to education. The school is situated near the railway station and library and is about 10 minutes from the beach at Viking Bay. Our Outstanding Ofsted report from November 2021 stated ‘Everyone works together to help pupils achieve their very best. Consequently, pupils are happy and eager to be at school.

St Mildred's has a well developed creative curriculum, which provides our children with exciting opportunities for learning, both in the classroom and in the wider environment. We place high value on the Arts and outdoor learning; we have established a Forest School in our grounds. Our staff are friendly, enthusiastic and very committed to providing the best education we can for our pupils.

We have a supportive Governing Body, all of whom contribute to the strong community environment we have within the school.

St Mildred's is a Co-operative Foundation Primary school which believes strongly in the Co-operative ethos. As part of Thanet Endeavour Learning Trust we work in very close partnership with Bromstone Primary School with whom we are federated, and with Garlinge Primary School. We share our Executive Headteacher with Garlinge, Bromstone and Parkside Schools.

As part of our Admissions Policy, children of staff who have been employed by us for 2 years or more rank second on our Admissions criteria to gain entry to our school.

St Mildred's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. You will therefore be subject to an enhanced disclosure process. The school will also, as outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 complete an online search for shortlisted applicants.

Please note that we will only accept applications made electronically through this site. Applicants will always require the relevant child safeguarding checks to be successful.

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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.