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PE Technician - Term Time

Valley Invicta Academies Trust, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC104-1000-207S
  • Posted:27/09/2023
  • Pay:£17,153 pro rata to £20,648 VIAT 3
  • Start Date:November 2023
  • App Close Date:11/10/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:16 October 2023


This role will be based at the VIAT Campus at the state of the arts sports facilities shared between Invicta Grammar School, SST Maidstone and Valley Park School. 

Hours of work: 37 hours per week from 8.00am – 4.00pm, Monday – Thursday and 8.00am – 3.30pm on Friday. The position is term-time only.

The successful candidate will be required to work with teachers as part of a professional team to provide support to staff and students, to ensure the smooth operation of the PE departments.

• Set up resources/material/equipment for lessons when required, with the help of the Trust Site Team, when needed.
• Support structured and practical activities for groups or on a one-to-one basis.
• Support with extra-curricular clubs, as required.
• Order and maintain sufficient supplies of materials and equipment to enable delivery of lessons and assist others in their use.
• Safely and securely store allocated equipment to prevent unauthorized access/misuse.
• Clean and undertake maintenance of equipment as needed and as directed to ensure that it is clean and in good working order.
• Organise and deliver PE workshops for Primary schools.
• Liaise with students regarding clubs and teams.
• Promote national and international sporting events across schools in the Trust.
• Undertake record keeping, as directed.
The successful candidate may also undertake some or all the following, in this role:
• Provide clerical and administrative support as directed.

Person Specification:
• To be able to promote good practice and be willing to share this with others.
• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Have a sense of humor and a can-do attitude.
• Excellent organization skills.
• Be a team player with a positive and enthusiastic approach to work.
• Professional approach and friendly demeanor.
Additional Information:
• An Enhanced DBS check will be undertaken.
• Willingness to undertake First Aid training.

If you are interested in this role for the Trust, please click the "apply" button below and complete our application form and email it to the HR Department: hr@viat.org.uk

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   All Posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. 

A copy of our school's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Information about the school

The Valley Invicta Academies Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, based in Maidstone, Kent. The Trust is a family of primary and secondary schools which work in partnership to provide nothing less than outstanding education for all our young people. Presently the Trust is responsible for five primary schools and three secondary schools:

VIAT Primary Schools

Valley Invicta Primary School at Aylesford, Valley Invicta Primary School at Holborough Lakes, Valley Invicta Primary School at Kings Hill, Valley Invicta Primary School at Leybourne Chase and Valley Invicta Primary School at Eastborough which has recently joined the Trust.

VIAT Secondary Schools

Invicta Grammar School, Valley Park School and The Lenham School. The Lenham School became a member of the Trust this year joining Invicta Grammar School, the highest performing “non super selective” school in Kent and Valley Park School, the highest performing non-selective school in Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Lynne Russell
  • Address:Business Centre, Huntsman Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DS
  • Telephone: 03033030000
  • Email: hrviat@viat.org.uk


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