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Graduate Sports Coach

£11000 - £14000 Per Annum £13,487 for the fixed term period of 1 academic year,including holiday pay

Graduate Sports Coach

Location: Bloxham, Banbury OX15 4PE
Salary: £13,487 for the fixed term period of 1 academic year, including holiday pay
Contract: Full time, Fixed term contract, term time only (33 weeks)
Hours: Approximately 37½ hours per week, including Saturdays

Bloxham School seeks to appoint a capable and energetic Graduate Sports Coach, to assist and support the running and development of the Sports Department together with delivery of academic subjects and activities thought the school.

The role is flexible and can be adapted to suit the strengths of the successful applicant.

Graduate Sports Coach – Duties and responsibilities:

The graduate sports coach will play a significant role in the coaching of sport in the School, and will assist with the management of School teams and the House sport programme under the direction and guidance of the Assistant Head Broader Curriculum and the coaches s/he is assigned to.

Our preference is for candidates who can offer expertise in at least two of the Focus sports including rugby, hockey, netball, tennis and cricket. S/he must ensure that all teaching, coaching, administrative and pastoral tasks are completed efficiently and to a high standard, enabling the continued success, enjoyment and enthusiasm for sport at Bloxham.

• Work effectively as a member of the Sports Department to improve the quality of teaching, coaching and learning.
• Assist with coaching of at least two of the school’s Focus sports (rugby, hockey, netball, tennis and cricket).
• Assist the Head of S&C in the school’s gym programme for all pupils for a wide variety of sports and fitness goals.
• Assist with practical aspects of PE teaching in the school curriculum.
• Create links with local primary schools and run weekly coaching sessions throughout each term.
• To assist with School Taster Days and our annual tournaments.
• Assist with organisation of inter-house school competitions.
• Be responsible for managing the sports social media and results website SOCS.
• Assist with the school’s hosting of opposition pupils, staff and parents on match days.
• Assist with extra-curricular activities in the Lower School (ages 11 to 13).
• Undertake any reasonable tasks as directed by the Assistant Head Broader Curriculum
• Act as a role-model to pupils through personal presentation and professional conduct.
• Attend whole school and departmental INSET training.

Graduate Sports Coach – Qualifications/Skills/Experience

The candidate will have a keen interest in Sports and a relevant degree.

Benefits of Working at Bloxham:

• Visits from newly appointed staff are encouraged during the academic year/term prior to joining the school, followed by a thorough induction programme
• Excellent opportunities for Continuous Professional Development
• Issued with their own Laptop
• School meals provided during the working hours
• Access at no charge to the School’s sporting and swimming and fitness facilities
• Opportunity to take on additional responsibilities
• A voice of professional masters through the President of the Common Room
• A strong, supportive staff community who arrange social events
• Free on-site Parking

Salary and Conditions:

• Salary to be discussed at interview stage, depending on experience
• Accommodation may be available (to be discussed at interview)
• School meals provided during term time
• Access at no charge to the School’s sporting and swimming and fitness facilities
• Start date September 2019

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on ‘Apply’ now forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance.

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