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Alston Primary School Sports Coach Vacancy


Alston Primary School part of Leigh Trust:

 Bordesley Green, Birmingham, B9 5UN

36.5 hours per week

 Term Time only

Grade 3



Required for an immediate start

We are looking to appoint an experienced Sports Coach who will have an important role in delivering high quality PE, school sport and physical activity.  It is an excellent opportunity for a flexible, creative and committed individual to join our happy, vibrant and skillful team.


We would like our newly appointed sports coach to raise the profile of PE, cover PPA PE lessons, attend external sports competitions/ residentials, support teachers with delivering high quality PE lessons, lead breakfast /lunchtime and after school clubs.  The role will involve working co-operatively with the Trust Sports Lead, challenging and encouraging children to interact and engage in all activities, promoting inclusion and the benefits that physical activity has on wellbeing.


We are looking for someone who:

  •   Has at least two years’ paid experience of teaching Physical Education in a primary school.
  • Has a good working knowledge of the primary PE National Curriculum.
  • Has excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Has experience of inclusion within the mainstream setting.
  • Can deliver a range of extracurricular sports activities.
  • Understands the individual needs of children and can develop and inspire young people to become and stay involved in sport and physical activity.
  • Aware of the PE, School Sport and Physical Activity funding requirements and can record impact statements on to the report
  • Has experience in classroom management.
  • Can communicate with children, parents and staff effectively.
  • Is caring, fun, creative and inspiring
  • Has a passion to ensure the very best for our children.
  • Is available to work before and after school hours




  • Level 2 NGB Qualification in more than one sport
  • BTEC or A Level P.E
  • Level 3 qualification in PESS
  • Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy or GCSEs grade 5 and above



  • HNC in Sport /HND in Sport /Sports degree



How to apply

If you would like to apply for this position, please complete the support staff application form as below and return to before the closing close.



Closing date Midday on Friday 27th May 2022


Only applications submitted on the support staff application form will be considered.


This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.


Alston Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work in our schools is expected to share this commitment. Therefore, this position is subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.


  Alston Primary School is an equal opportunities employer.

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Safeguarding Recruitment Statement


Alston Primary School believes that its workforce should reflect the local community and that all groups within the community should have equal access to the Schools employment opportunities. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Alston Primary School is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure certificate. Alston Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for this role.