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Job Ref No. ECC2005-139S Position Type: Coaching/Instructors Pay Range: Catalyst Pay Band B Point 6-10
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 21/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: To Be Confirmed  

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Sports Coach

Salary Point -Catalyst Band B, point 6 £24,426 - point 10 £26,120 (FTE) per annum, depending on experience

Hours: - 08:00 - 16:30 with ½ unpaid break

Start date: September 2024 (could be sooner if available) - initial one year contract

Closing date: 21st June 2024

Interview date: to be confirmed

Quarry Hill Academy are looking for a qualified sports coach to join our dedicated team to undertake the teaching of Physical Education and lead before/after school clubs, alongside the promotion of sport and activity across the school.

This truly is an exciting opportunity for a passionate, motivated coach to join our friendly, supportive team and to become part of a successful, collaborative academy that firmly believes in securing outstanding achievement for all pupils. Our pupils are positive, well behaved and enthusiastic learners.

The successful candidate will:

· Be committed to our school's ethos and belief that all children can reach their full potential

· Enjoy working hard in a supportive network of professionals

· Be able to challenge and motivate all children to succeed

· Have a love of learning and be committed to their own development

· Be an adaptable team player with a good sense of humour

Receive full training and support
· Be committed to our school's values of Respect, Positivity and Responsibility

In return we offer:

· Fantastic children who are ready to learn

· Committed and supportive staff

· Excellent professional development opportunities

· A supportive and friendly community

· Successful collaborative partnerships with other local schools

· Recognition of continuous service

You will also be added to our "Catalyst Employee Perks" platform where you will be able to access a range of discounts from regular supermarkets, numerous retailers, family days out, restaurants and more.

Visits to the school are both positively encouraged and warmly welcomed. Also, you are very welcome to have an informal, confidential discussion with Samantha Wakeling, our Headteacher about this vacancy. Please contact the school on 01375 373729 or email to arrange these.

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Catalyst Academies Trust and Quarry Hill Academy are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of children and young people. We expect all of our staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be made a conditional offer subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical check and references. Applicants will also be required to complete a 'Disqualification Declaration'

Information about the School

Quarry Hill Academy is an ‘outstanding’ school (Ofsted, June 2016) and became a National teaching School in September 2017. Quarry Hill Academy offers fantastic professional development opportunities.

Quarry Hill Academy is part of Catalyst Academies Trust, an innovative, charitable organisation, whose mission is to widen access to outstanding educational provision by supporting and empowering teachers and leaders in other schools to develop remarkable teaching and achievement outcomes.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Samantha Wakeling
Bradleigh Avenue, Grays
Essex, RM17 5UT
Telephone: 01375 373729