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Sports Activity Coordinator / Sports Coach required from September 2018

Sports Activity Coordinator / Sports Coach - Closing date - Tuesday 5th June

In September 2018, we are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Sports Activity Coordinator / Sports Coach to join our existing team, working with children throughout the school to further develop competitive sport.


The successful candidate will work one afternoon per week from 12.45pm to 4.45pm selecting, preparing and coaching individuals to take part in a wide range of local New Forest Sports Partnership Competitions, and running an After School Sports Club. In addition to working one afternoon per week, the Sports Activity Coordinator / Sports Coach will also be responsible for driving our minibus, transporting children to and from various competitions which are held throughout the year, supervising activities before, during and at the end of each competition.


The Sports Activity Coordinator/ Sports Coach will be responsible for selecting which competitions the school enters. Please refer to the New Forest Schools Sports Partnership Competition Calendar below to gain an idea of the range and number of competitions that are held each year. Typically St Luke’s enters approximately 20-25 competitions each year. It is essential therefore, that our new Sports Activity Coordinator has the flexibility to be able to take children to competitions in addition to working one afternoon each week. Ideally, this post would suit a retired teacher interested in sport, someone looking for a part time post or a sports coach, who is able to commit to working additional days throughout the year for competitions.


To find out more about the New Forest Schools Sports Partnership, visit Depending on qualifications and experience, our new Sports Activity Coordinator/ Sports Coach will be paid as a Mainscale Teacher, or as a member of support staff, Grade C FTE £17,224- £18,794, pro rata, £8.93-£9.74 per hour. A Category D1 driving license and MIDAS training will be required to drive our minibus, along with a First Aid qualification and basic IT skills. A sports coaching qualification is also desirable. Where necessary, full training will be organised.


This is an excellent opportunity for someone who loves sport and wants to work with children to join our happy, successful and ‘outstanding’ school team. Set in the heart of the New Forest, we offer extensive facilities and children who are delightful and eager to learn. The school has a very good ethos and we pride ourselves on providing a caring and welcoming learning environment. The children are motivated and enthusiastic about learning and everyone is committed to the development of the whole child.


Find out more about our school by exploring our website further If you would like to arrange a visit, to find out more about the role, please contact Sue Harvey on 01590 682431. Further details and an application form are below.


Completed application forms should be emailed to Sue Harvey at or posted to St Luke's School, Westbeams Road, Sway, Hampshire. SO41 6AE no later than 12:00 (noon) on Tuesday 5th June.