Sports Gap Assistant

Sports Gap Assistant

We seek a motivated, energetic and reliable Gap Assistant with a ‘can do’ attitude to assist with a range of duties and activities across the School including: assisting teachers in classes, games sessions, exam invigilation, school trips, temporary class cover and other duties in-line with the post-holder’s skills and experience, with a focus on sports initiatives.

The successful candidate will need strong interpersonal and communication skills in order to liaise with a wide range of other staff across the school, given the diverse nature of the role. They will also need to be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team, and have a willingness to work flexibly with both duties and hours in order to meet the requirements of the School.

Salary: circa £12,500pa (actual salary for weeks worked below)
Hours: 40 hours per week x 37 weeks per annum (term time only plus 3 weeks)
Please note that as we are a day school, accommodation is not included.


Completed applications should be returned to recruitment.support@johnlyon.org

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications is 12.00pm on Monday 24th June 2019.

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible.


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 an Enhanced check with 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.