PE Technician and Sports Coach

PE Technician and Sports Coach

Required from September 2023

The John Lyon School is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual for the role of PE Technician and Sports Coach. The successful candidate will join the School’s sports staff within a busy and productive department. They will be responsible for the administration of the School’s sports programme and involved in assisting with Physical Education and coaching sport at all levels on a daily basis.

The successful candidate will possess a good level of playing and/or coaching experience, allowing them to be heavily involved in the extensive extracurricular programme and support the teaching of sport and PE across the curriculum and on match days. They will help deliver some PE lessons and support morning, lunch and after school sports clubs. Administrative support for the PE and Sports department will be of primary importance. This role would suit a Sports Science or Sports Studies graduate or a well-qualified Sports Coach, but deviations will be considered. Previous experience is not essential for the PE aspect of the role but a full UK driving licence is required.

The John Lyon School is a successful and well regarded independent HMC School situated in Harrow on the Hill. We have a sports centre on site, which includes an excellent swimming pool and our 25 acre sports ground at Sudbury Playing Fields which includes a state of the art all weather pitch.

Salary: circa £23,000 – £27,000  p.a. (actual pro-rata salary for hours below), depending on skills and experience

Hours: 40 hours per week x 38 weeks per annum (term time + 4 weeks). Regular work on Saturdays will be required.

The School’s benefits include:

  • Complimentary lunch during term-time
  • Fees remission for children of staff
  • Use of the School’s Sports Centre (including swimming pool) at designated times
  • Discount membership to Harrow School’s Golf Club
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Commitment to professional development

For further information and to apply please refer to the job description, person specification and application forms at the bottom of the page.

Completed applications should be returned to [email protected]

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am, Tuesday 9th May 2023.

Interviews will be held w/c Tuesday 9th May 2023.

Please apply as soon as possible.

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and we reserve the right to interview and make an appointment before this date, should a suitable applicant be found.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.