Sports Teaching Assistant

Closing Date: 25 February 2019

School/College/Nursery/Head Office: Chepstow House School

Salary: In accordance with Alpha Plus Payscale

Contract Type: Full-time

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Sports Teaching Assistant

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and self motivated Sports Teaching Assistant, for an April or September 2019 start. This role suits recent graduates looking to do a PGCE course in the future.

 

Job Summary:

 This is an exciting opportunity to join an already established and high attaining PE department. This post would suit an experienced teacher or someone new to the profession with an Honours Degree and a recognised teaching qualification. Knowledge in all sport areas including Dance, Gymnastics and Ball skills would be advantageous and a coaching certificate for swimming would also be desirable. Sports lessons will be taught daily as well as contributing fully to the life of the school, taking extra -curricular activities and being involved in everyday school duties.

Employer Information:

Chepstow House School is an established 3 form entry, Coed Prep with a nursery attached and outstanding facilities within the Notting Hill Gate area. It is a growing school offering opportunities for staff development and career progression. It is part of the Alpha Plus Group, which is one of the country's leading educational groups.

The aim of the school is to provide a broad and balanced curriculum that enables each child to achieve their full potential in a happy and caring environment. Chepstow House aims to discover the best in every child and challenge them to go beyond their expectations.

 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

 

Chepstow House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children.  All staff are trained in child protection and understand to report concerns by following the safeguarding and whistle blowing policies. We ensure all candidates are properly police checked. The successful applicant will need to obtain an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and have DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) clearance.

References will be taken up and will be carefully checked.

Salary is on the Alpha Plus Pay Scale and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Closing date: 25th February 2019

 

SUMMARY OF THE POST

  • Interact and support children (under direction of the sports teacher) in a positive way to foster their enthusiasm for learning and competing in sport activities
  • Instil in children the ethos of good sportsmanship and an understanding of what it means to represent their school in a sporting setting
  • To work with sports teachers in preparing work and putting up displays
  • Assist sport staff members with the delivery of lessons
  • To conduct lessons(if required) according to the agreed policy and syllabus
  • Coach and run sports teams throughout the year
  • Officiate fixtures
  • Deliver extra-curricular morning, lunchtime and after school sports clubs
  • Assist sport department on away sports fixtures
  • Assist with sport department administration

HOURS OF WORK

  • Official working hours are 8.00am to 4.30pm unless there is a morning squad, staff meeting or after school fixture or function.
  • Morning break is 20mins and lunch break 50mins, taken at an agreed time with the sport staff. Please sign out in the appropriate book, which is kept in the office if leaving the building during breaks.

 

OTHER DUTIES

  • Supervise break and lunch time play
  • To contribute fully to the extra curricular activities and life of the school
  • Carry out other related duties and responsibilities at the school as may be reasonably allocated, as the need arises, by the class teacher or head teacher.
  • Contribute to and participate in team planning, self-evaluation, in-service training and professional development in assigned areas of the curriculum and pastoral arrangements.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Ensure the children leave the school properly dressed in their sport kit or school uniform

 

EQUALITY POLICIES

  • To ensure that attitude, subject matter and learning resources reflect Chepstow House’s policies on race and gender equality and that the implications of these policies are borne in mind in relation to all the duties listed in the above.

 

SAFE GUARDING and PREVENT DUTY POLICIES

  • Have an enhanced DBS and prohibition order clearance
  • Be aware of and follow the safeguarding, Prevent Duty, anti-bullying and behaviour and discipline policies of the school.
  • Partake in training on safeguarding, prevent duty and personal welfare.

BRITISH VALUES

  • Promote the fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

 

REVIEW

  • The task and duties above are required for all sport TAs; these may be reviewed at least once a year, usually in the Summer Term, between the Head and the Class teacher in conjunction with the annual review and the statement for the support child.

 

PAY SCALES

  • According to the Chepstow House Schools’ Pay and conditions

 

STAFF DRESS CODE

  • Chepstow House School Sport Department sports kit.

 

If a non-sport day but still representing the school

  • Female staff smart tailored trousers or skirts.
  • Male staff should always wear a tie.
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