Dear prospective applicant,
In the top 12% of schools nationally, Crown Hills Community College blends a 70-year history of inclusive education with an innovative, forward-looking approach to providing a state education like no other to 1,500 students from inner city backgrounds.
The School now seeks to appoint an exceptional PE technician to work alongside our PE Faculty and Sports Academy. This is an exciting position within the PE faculty with opportunities to support and deliver within lesson and extra curricular, as well as the technician responsibilities as outlined in the job description.
The role is full-time and permanent, and as a staff member of Crown Hills Community College you will receive a number of further benefits. These include a work laptop, continual professional development, ‘Health Shield’ Health Insurance, no emails at the weekend or after 8pm, administrative support, 24 hours a day/365 days a year phone counselling service, and a Cycle to Work scheme.
Within the PE faculty we have state of the art equipment and a healthy budget to support the Physical Education of the Crown Hills Students. Our facilities include a double, 8 badminton court sized sports hall, a MUGA, fully equipped fitness studio, dance studio, numerous outdoor fields and the use of GOALS soccer centre which is on our site. We also have links with British Fencing, English and Wales Cricket Board as well as the professional sports teams within Leicester and Leicestershire.
Crown Hills are the lead school within the Leicester City School Sport and Physical Activity Network (SSPAN). The SSPAN is divided into the 6 key delivery strands of Inclusion, High Quality Competition, Leadership, Health & Wellbeing, Community Engagement and High Quality Physical Education. The SSPAN is made up of 127 schools across Leicester and the aim is to go beyond school sport, and to have a positive impact on the young people in Leicester, their families and their communities.
The Technician role will suit professionals with a high level of organisation skills and a strong sporting background in either playing or coaching. Outstanding communication skills and the personal authority to build strong relationships with students, staff and parents are essential, as is a deep commitment to the School’s aims and values. This role would also suit professionals looking to go into the teaching or coaching profession and various CPD opportunities will be available.
Our mission is simple, we want every student to be the best that they can be, thrive in the best possible career and contribute positively to society. You will see from our website that our three key values permeate all that we do and have allowed us to grow from strength to strength:
Aspiration - Be the best you can be
Commitment - Do what it takes for as long as it takes
Success - Be ready to take on the world
If you have high aspirations for children from deprived backgrounds and experience of delivering excellence we would like to hear from you.
We are looking for the role to start in November / December 2021.
We have also organised an online information evening, please contact Jo Amey by email to confirm your attendance. It is highly recommended that you attend this evening to support your application and ensure this role is suitable. After the information evening, if you have any further questions please contact Deb Butler who is the PE faculty lead.
The application consists of an application form as well as an accompanying letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 explaining your suitability and experience for the role as well as answering the question ‘Why Crown Hills and why now?’.
Information Evening – Wednesday 13th October 2021 – 6.00pm – 6.45pm
Deadline for applicants is 9am Monday 25th October 2021 to Jo Amey
Interviews will take place W/B 1st November
Mr F Adam
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.