Sports Enrichment Officer
Skegness Grammar School

Job Reference: 001836

Location: Skegness Grammar School

Closing Date: 22/03/2021

Vacancy Start Date: 12/04/2021

Salary: £17,840 FTE (£15,600 pro rata)

Employment Type: Fixed Term

School Type: Secondary

Hours Per week: 37 hours a week - term time only

As a DRET Sports Enrichment Officer (SEO) you will support the academy in delivering the Trust's sports enrichment agenda and their sports plan. Alongside PE staff you will help create, promote and deliver the sports offering and encourage and enthuse our students to take part. From working with our Olympian partners to supporting the management of our major sporting events, DRET is looking for individuals to help our students access the unique opportunities the Trust offers.

Candidates must have a passion for sport and will ideally be seeking experience in the education, coaching, sports development or events sector or be considering a PGCE.  Individuals will need to be energetic and inspiring, as well as outcome driven with a desire to make a difference and strive for excellence. 

37 hours per week – 39 weeks a year (term time)

Fixed term vacancy from April 2021 to August 2022

Salary & Benefits

  • £17,840pa FTE (£15,600pa pro rata)
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Health and Well-Being Programme

Who we are looking for

  • Passion for sport and experience in coaching, development, organisation or delivery of sport
  • Ability to plan, organise and deliver successful programmes, events and initiatives
  • Keen to work hard to offer first class opportunities to our pupils and beyond
  • Positive role model, demonstrating self-motivation and mature interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a warm, respectful and valued rapport with young people.
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written) including presentations.
  • Able to use your own initiative to drive participation and develop new methods and ideas.
  • High personal and professional standards, including recognition of the confidentiality issues impacting upon work in a school (e.g. access to sensitive pupil medical or family information).
  • Awareness of safeguarding legislation and issues and full commitment to safeguarding practice.
  • Willingness to travel between academies and a flexible approach to duties undertaken and extra-curricular involvement.
  • Ability to communicate with pupils, parents, staff and other members of the Trust
  • Enthusiastic and energetic approach, with a can-do attitude.
  • Flexible approach to duties undertaken, sports taught and working hours
  • Ability to deliver and manage sessions with large numbers of students

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment

Apply now

To apply for the position, please complete our on-line application form and submit any supporting document, by clicking on the ‘apply for job’ button.

Skegness Grammar School is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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