Start date: 1 November 2021
School context: Mixed 11-18, comprehensive, number on roll: 1420
Contract type: 2 days a week, Wednesday + one other
Malmesbury School requires a dynamic, driven and highly organised School Sports Coordinator to join our PE faculty and wider school community.
The School Sports Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of school physical activity, physical recreation and sport within the Malmesbury cluster of primary schools. They will work with our Sports Ambassadors in Key Stage 4 and lead an exciting programme of enrichment and competition with young children, The successful candidate will have strong communication skills, the ability to motivate and inspire and a passion for physical activity in education and beyond.
At Malmesbury School our vision is to be a happy, caring and excellent community. We are proud to be a truly comprehensive school providing an education of the highest quality for all the students within Malmesbury and the surrounding area. In addition to the Athelstan Trust opportunities, teaching staff at Malmesbury School have a wealth of employee benefits including:
• An excellent induction programme including support for those returning to teaching/new to schools
• A comprehensive CPD programme including specialist training using external providers
• Coaching and mentoring support from senior leaders for those new to leadership roles
• A caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority - flexible working requests will be considered
• An Athelstan Trust newsletter that shares best practice and latest news
• Continual collaboration and sharing of resources to reduce workload and improve provision for students
• Excellent career progression opportunities
• An extensive enrichment and trip programme
• An on-site counselling service
Malmesbury School is a successful and growing 11-18 school with approximately 1,400 students on roll in the attractive town of Malmesbury, surrounded by stunning Wiltshire countryside with easy access to the M4. We enjoy excellent modern facilities and offer unparalleled support and opportunities to staff who wish to develop their skills and leadership.
The Athelstan Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in 2015 currently consisting of five secondary schools (Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School, The Dean Academy, Sir William Romney’s School and Chipping Sodbury School) in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. All our schools share a deep commitment to delivering an excellent comprehensive education to all the students in the Trust. The Trust offers further career development opportunities for colleagues to work across more than one school in a supportive environment.
Please complete the trust application form on our school website and accompany this with a letter (of no more than two A4 sides) outlining your experience to-date and the particular strengths, interests and qualities that you could bring to the position. Please read the relevant job description. If you wish to discuss the role further please contact Jan Hainsworth at Malmesbury School.
The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 27 September 2021 with interviews taking place on Wednesday 6 October 2021.
The Athelstan Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS. Please visit the school website for further information.
The school welcome booklet is found on the school website
Malmesbury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.