Job Description


Required as soon as possible

We are seeking to appoint a PE Assistant to join our vibrant and enthusiastic team at Channing Junior School.

Main Areas of Responsibility will include:

  • Assisting and supporting members of the PE Team to teach parts of the curriculum/co-curriculum.
  • Helping to plan challenging and engaging activities, including homework tasks.
  • Tracking pupil progress.
  • Planning and leading co- curricular and extra- curricular sessions.
  • Preparing and setting up/tidying away equipment for lessons, co- and extra-curricular activities.
  • Supervising coaching and umpiring for sporting fixtures and swimming lessons, including escorting and helping.
  • Delivering lessons based on the teacher’s plans in the event of teacher absence.
  • Having an understanding of Health and Safety procedures, risk assessments and codes of conduct.

Working hours 

  • Term time only plus INSET days before/after term dates
  • Standard working hours 8.00am – 4.30pm (plus supporting after hours and weekend fixtures)

Salary will be in the region of £28,000 – £29,500 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications

Deadline for applications: Monday 6th November 2023

Interviews 14 November 2023

Further information can be found in the application information pack link below.

Channing School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To assist in this, the school follows a formal recruitment procedure for the employment of all staff which adheres to the recommendations of the Department for Education (DfE) in “Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education” and the school’s Child Protection Policy. In line with our Recruitment Policy, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches including social media. A copy of this procedure is available on request.

Subject to statutory provisions, no applicant will be treated less favourably than another on the grounds of a protected characteristic. Ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.