School Games Organiser/School Fund Assistant
Charnwood College

Job Reference: 00372

Location: Charnwood College

Closing Date: 13/12/2018

Vacancy Start Date: 02/01/2019

Salary: NJC 14 £17,681 fte

Employment Type: Temporary

School Type: Secondary

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

Charnwood College and Cedar Road Academy, part of The David Ross Education Trust, are now recruiting for a School Games Organiser/School Sport Assistant.  This role could be the ideal next step in your career.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

About the role

To implement, support and deliver a successful calendar of School Games, Team Charnwood and Team Leicestershire activities for Primary and Secondary Schools across Charnwood. 

The post holder will ensure that competitions locally link to and support an emerging framework of competitive school sport at local, county and district level. 

The role will require significant partnership working with a wide range of local agencies involved in running and supporting school sport competitions, health and wellbeing initiatives, events and leadership and volunteering opportunities.

37 hours a week, term time only – initial fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

Salary & Benefits

  • £17,681 fte
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

  • Level 2/3 coaching qualification
  • Experience of PE, Sport, Physical Activity, Health and/or Community Development
  • Successfully managing PE/sport/physical activity/sports projects/initiatives/programmes  
  • Working in partnership with a range of organisations  
  • Supporting and mentoring volunteers       
  • A knowledge of PE, National Curriculum, Sport and Physical Activity (National, regional and local plans/policies); Schools and Colleges (Primary, Secondary and Special); PE, Sport and Physical Activity development processes; the structures and workings of County Sports Partnerships, National Governing Bodies, YST, Sports England, Schools & Colleges
  • Proven ability to initiate and develop practices, analyse and use judgement to identify the best solution to a range of different problems and issues
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook
  • Has the ability to enthuse, motivate and enable others to achieve results
  • Can communicate effectively through the use of a range of written and oral skills
  • Is able to influence and negotiate both internally and with external partners at local level
  • Is able to provide a range of reports across all levels and is able to Monitor and Evaluate a variety of initiatives and projects
  • Has excellent organisational planning and presentation skills
  • Has good interpersonal skills, with the capability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders, including paid professional and volunteers
  • Is a strong team player with good interpersonal abilities

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, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

To submit your application, please click on ‘apply for job’.

The Trust 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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