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PE Teaching Assistant

Job Reference CM/PETA



Castle Mead School

Closing date:

Friday 2nd July 2021 at 9.00am

Interview date:

Friday 9th July 2021


7.45am – 4.15pm (Tues, Weds, Thursday), 8.45am – 3.15pm Monday and Friday (41 hours per week)

Contract type:



Grade F, Spinal Point 9 (£10.83 per hour) pro rata term time

Start date:

1st September 2021

Role overview:

    Are you exciting, dynamic and enthusiastic about sport and fitness and keen to engage all pupils in an encouraging and positive way, delivering a varied and stimulating curriculum to all ages?  Can you inspire children to engage in sporting and physical activities inside and outside school?   Are you passionate about promoting healthy lifestyles for our children.

    We are looking for someone who is driven and motivated to be part of our dedicated team. We value people who are committed to working collaboratively and to providing the best possible education for our children.

    The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a track record of shaping practice around the following principles;

    • Every child is a unique child, who is constantly learning and can be resilient, capable, confident and self-assured
    • Children learn to be strong and independent through positive relationships
    • Children learn and develop well in enabling environments
    • There is a strong partnership between practitioners and parents and/or carers
    • Children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates

    We are seeking applicants who are:

    • Flexible, with a strong commitment to teamwork
    • Energetic and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour
    • Committed to ongoing professional development
    • Able to support teachers’ liaison and meetings with professionals
    • Qualified in L2 (any sport) (Essential)
    • Qualified in L3 Sport Development or equivalent (Essential)
    • Qualfied in L3 or above Teaching and Learning Certificate (Desirable)

    We offer all of our staff:

    • Opportunities to work and plan collaboratively with experienced colleagues from across the school and Trust
    • Warm, enthusiastic and friendly children who are keep to learn and deserve the best
    • A clear vision, with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff
    • A commitment to high quality professional development and career progression

    The Job Reference for this post is CM/PETA.

    Other information

    Unfortunately we are currently unable to support visits, but the Job Description on the right will give you a real ‘feel’ for our ethos, vision and values. If you’ve got questions after reading the document, please email us.
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