PE Assistant

Academy: 
Ormiston Denes Academy
Location: 
Lowestoft
Status: 
37 Hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Term time plus PD Days Fixed term until 31.8.2019
Salary/salary scale: 
Grade 3, point 12. £17,173 - 18,319 pro rata
Closing date: 
15th Jun 2018, 9:00 am
Interview date(s): 
w/c 25th June 2018
Start date: 
September 2018

Ormiston Denes is a thriving and ambitious academy, rapidly moving towards Ofsted Outstanding. Under new leadership we have just recorded our highest ever student outcomes, increasing the proportion of students gaining English and mathematics by twenty percentage points to 53%, with progress in both subjects well above the national average. As part of Ormiston we place a high value on staff development, both in teaching and leadership and we are looking for a committed, talented individual to join our PE team.

You will be joining a well-resourced, supportive department full of excellent practitioners, keen to share best practice and continue moving forward. We also work collaboratively with other Ormiston Academies, both locally and nationally. This ensures we are at the leading edge of the latest developments in the subject, able to deliver the highest quality career professional development, and provide progression opportunities within the Trust.

The PE Assistant will work full time at the academy to assist with the associated delivery of sport and physical activity, this will include some administration. The post holder will supervise groups of pupils in a lesson along with being responsible for equipment and kit. You will be involved in coaching during the academy day, after school and possibly weekends.

Ormiston Academies Trust is an ethical sponsor, committed to improving the life chances of young people. We share their vision for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life. http://www.ormistonacademiestrust.co.uk/

Our aim is for every student to make outstanding progress across the curriculum. This is through receiving engaging teaching that focuses on engendering a love of learning and extra-curricular opportunities that spark a passion for something outside of the classroom. If you are ready to lead an academy that expects nothing but the best for its students and feel you have the qualities to meet the demands of this highly rewarding position, then we wish to hear from you.

We are looking for an individual who:

• has a passion for education and specifically, sport
• is innovative, self-motivating and able to inspire others
• has the highest expectations of all young people
• enjoys working as part of a team to ensure the success of the academy
In return Ormiston Denes Academy will offer you:

• a thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence
• a supportive, welcoming team of professionals
• extensive support and development opportunities both within and outside OAT

Ormiston Denes Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

How to apply: 

For further details, an informal discussion with the Head of PE, or to make arrangements to visit the academy, please contact Dawn Carver: HR@ormistondenes.co.uk Tel: (01502) 574474. Application packs are available for download at www.ormistondenes.co.uk/recruitment.