Isle of Wight Council

Arreton St George's CE Primary School

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HLTA Sports Coach 9Ref: 2023_646)

Arreton St George’s CE (Aided) Primary School, School Lane, Arreton, isle of Wight PO30 3AD

NJC Scale 6, actual salary £11,782 per annum

Contact: Michelle Hill on 01983 528429 or via email:

Vacancy Reference: 2023_646

Closing Date: 08/12/2023

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 17.5 per week (Term time only)



Arreton St George’s C.E. (Aided) Primary School

School Lane, Arreton, Isle of Wight PO30 3AD


Tel: 01983 528429

Headteacher: Mrs Nicky Coates


Required: January 2024

Salary: NJC Scale 6 – 17.5hours a week, term time only (actual salary £11,782 p.a.)


Arreton St George’s Primary School is an inclusive and nurturing one-form entry village school in the heart of the community, with a dedicated and supportive staff team. We are offering an exciting opportunity to join our team in driving forward our future development and growth. We pride ourselves on providing an environment where children are safe, happy, and have ‘Room to Grow’.


We are seeking an HLTA (or coach with equivalent experience) to provide quality sports lessons delivering the physical education curriculum across the whole school. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate an encouraging, enthusiastic, and supportive approach and have experience of working with primary aged children.


The successful candidate will be able to work as part of a team, be highly effective in planning, delivery, evaluating lessons and achieving the best outcomes for children. We offer a supportive and engaging teaching environment, enthusiastic children, colleagues who enjoy learning together, and opportunities for professional development and progression.


We are looking for an HLTA (or coach with relevant experience) who:

- Ensures safeguarding best practice.

- Is motivated and determined to secure the best possible outcomes for all children.

- Has excellent communication skills leading to effective relationships with pupils, parents and other staff.

- Has the ability to provide rich and creative learning experiences.

- Has personal philosophy which supports the values of the school.

- An HLTA qualification or equivalent coaching qualifications

- Has experience working with children in key stages 1 and 2.

- Has high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour

- Is proactive in arranging sporting events and fixtures.


For an application pack, to arrange a visit, or to request any further information, please contact Michelle Hill on 01983 528429 or via email:


Completed application packs should be returned to Arreton St. George’s CE (Aided) Primary School addressed to Michelle Hill, School Business Manager, School Lane, Arreton, Isle of Wight PO30 3AD or via email to .


Please note we cannot accept applications which are not submitted on the official application forms, and we do not accept CVs under any circumstances.


The governing board of Arreton St George’s Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Background checks and an enhanced DBS certificate will be required.

PLEASE NOTE: Not all school staff are employed directly by the Isle of Wight Council, you can ask on application who the employer for this role will be.


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The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour PolicyEmployee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.


The Isle of Wight Council’s Terms & Conditions of employment are available upon request. Please contact our recruitment team via if you would like to receive a copy.


The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.


This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.


The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.


This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


Closing Date: 8 December 2023 (12 noon)

Interview Date: 11 December 2023