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School Sports Leader - Part-time

St Peter's CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3053-201S
  • Posted:22/04/2024
  • Pay:KR 5 £24,040 - £25,002 pro rata term time only
  • Start Date:2/9/2024
  • App Close Date:20/06/2024 at 13:00
  • Interviews:tbc


St Peter's C of E Primary School is seeking to appoint a passionate and motivated sports coach who will provide support and cover across the school from EYFS to year 6 with a focus on teaching our PE/ Sports curriculum. Our successful candidate will be responsible for delivering PE lessons, running sports clubs including after school and lunchtime clubs and taking groups of chidlren to attend sporting events against other schools. 

This post is ideal for those who are intersted in either developing their career as a sports coach or as an initial experience which could lead on to teacher training. It is suitable for those who have had coaching experience but have not worked in the primary sector and would like to develope thier experience in this area or those with experience of working in primary schools who would like to develop thier career towards sports leadership.

The PE curriculum for our school is well planned and detailed lesson planning will be provided for each lesson. Our school enjoys being an active participant in the Tunbridge Wells Sports Partnership and there are a range of competitions and sporting experiences that the successful candidate will be able to attend with the chidlren. The role will invole working with our sports administrator to plan which chidlren will be entered into events and to ensure the school keeps abrest of all the possibilities avaialable in the local area. 

The role is initially for 18 hours per week, ideally from 12 midday to 4:30pm Monday - Thursday but this is flexible and can be discussed at interview.  Term time only plus 3 days inset training. Full time equivalent salary range of £24,040 to £25,002 pro rata per annum.


Information about the school

St Peter's CE Primary School is a happy, successful and over subscribed school with 210 children on roll. Our school is set in a beautiful part of Tunbridge Wells. Although it is possible to easily walk into the centre of Tunbridge Wells from our school, we are set on the edge of the town in the Hawkenbury Village area. Our children live locally to our school with many walking from the surrounding roads.

We have a wonderful site, with far reaching views, forest school, a field, multi use games area and a beautiful new building which was completed in 2021.

Values of Courage, Compassion and Respect are central to our school ethos. People who visit our school often comment on the welcome they receive from pupils and staff alike.

Our school vision shapes who we are as a community:

Built upon courage, compassion and respect, excellence in learning and ambition in teaching, our school lights the way to a world of possibilities.

With relationships at our core, we nurture every individual. Each unique contribution is valued.

All flourish, making a difference as global citizens and as a beacon in our local community.

To achieve our vision, St Peter’s aims to: • Enable all children to flourish • Provide an inclusive educational setting that nurtures the potential of every child • Develop, encourage and support an enthusiastic, committed staff, open to new ideas and challenges • Be a vibrant hub for the local community with strong links to the church

Our inclusive curriculum has been carefully designed to provide all children with a broad and balanced education, through which our pupils are given a wide variety of opportunities and experiences to grow and develop academically, physically, socially, morally and spiritually. This is complemented by a wide range of extra-curricular activities including sports, arts, music and well-being to support the children to flourish.

More information about our curriculum and wider offer can be found on our school website. The school newsletters are a good place to find out more about who we are as a school and the things we do. (These can be found on our website.)

If you would like to find out more about our school and the role we are currently looking to recruit, then please do call us and come for a tour. We welcome everyone who genuinely feels this could be the role they have been looking for!

As a school we are committed to safeguarding and follow safer recruitment practices. There is more information about our safeguarding polices accessible on our website.

We may interview suitable candidates before the advertised closing date.

More information about our school can be found by visiting the school website: https://www.st-peters.kent.sch.uk/ or by emailing admin@st-peters.kent.sch.uk

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Joanna Langton
  • Address:Hawkenbury Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN25BW
  • Telephone: 01892525727
  • Email: admin@st-peters.kent.sch.uk


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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 Education.