Sports, Health and Wellbeing Leader

Sports, Health and Wellbeing Leader

Pay Range: £18,330 (Scale 2 - full time equivalent, pro-rata and depending on experience)

Start date: November 2017

Responsibilities: Leading lunchtime activities, coordinating and running after school clubs, training play leaders

Leading on sports, health and wellbeing

Hours: 4 x days 11:30-14:30, Ideally with one club 3.30-4.30pm (13 hours per week) 

Closing Date: Wednesday 15th November  

Interview Date: w/c 20th November

Rockliffe Manor Primary School is looking for an exceptional sports leader to join our lively, warm and enthusiastic team. We are looking for someone who is:

  • Innovative, passionate about teaching sport, health and well-being and with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • A consistently practitioner with high expectations
  • A team player with energy, stamina and lots of creativity and fresh ideas
  • Resilient

We want somebody who is child-focused, open minded, articulate, organised, creative, risk-taking, shows initiative and will work hard to maintain the family feel at our school.

Our staff are committed to every child making accelerated progress in a happy and safe environment. Our children are well behaved and enjoy coming to school. We are looking for a Sports, Health and Well Being Leader who can:

Sports Leadership

  • Teach and lead lunchtime sports activities
  • Develop participation in sports clubs and teams
  • Contribute to provision funded by the Sports Premium
  • Promote physical activity and healthy lifestyles
  • Deliver excellent lessons to pupils


  • Understand some of the issues affecting the mental health of children under 12
  • Understand and promote a healthy life-style
  • Develop programmes designed to promote and boost physical and mental health
  • Build relationships with external providers who work in health and can offer guidance and experiences for our pupils

Well-being Leadership

  • Design and run activities designed to promote well-being in pupils and staff
  • Provide a small group mentoring role to students.
  • Run a sports after-school club provision
  • Be a reference point for students who are referred by teaching and support staff – mentoring students as appropriate

We can offer you:

  • Fantastic, well behaved children who are excited about learning
  • A one-form entry school with a strong community feel
  • An excellent support/induction programme
  • Part of the inspire partnership academy trust with career opportunities across our partnership schools
  • Strong leadership with a clear sense about where the school is heading
  • Committed, dynamic and supportive staff

School visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Sally Male to arrange an appointment or for an application form.

The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information about the disclosure can be found at and in the application pack