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Lavington School

EQUA Trust

Sports Assistant


At Lavington School we believe that high-quality sport, PE and physical activity play a crucial role in young people’s lives. Our main goal is to inspire children to be active and to enjoy their best in PE and school sport.

Lavington runs a PE outreach programme for primary schools in the local area who also value the positive impact of PE.

We are looking to appoint a Sports Assistant who can deliver our PE outreach programme, whilst working as part of our PE team. Our ideal candidate will be a sports enthusiast who either holds a national coaching qualification (or is working towards this).

You will be working initially with approximately six primary schools in the Devizes and Lavington area, delivering one-hour lessons as well as organising festivals and competitions. We would be looking for the successful candidate to develop our PE offer to schools as well as organising a summer school activity programme as part of our transition activities.

Personal attributes

The successful applicant will need to hold a full driving licence and have access to a car.

Salary & Benefits

The role is for 32.5 h.p.w, a total of 41 working weeks per year (term time plus two summer
holiday weeks) which is 46.74 paid weeks.

The salary is £12.18 per hour.

The actual salary is £23,500 per year.


Lavington School
The Spring
Market Lavington
SN10 4EB

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

Please send your completed application form along with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4, outlining your suitability for the post to: hr@lavington.wilts.sch.uk

If you would like to visit the school or if you have any other queries, please email Sam Rance at hr@lavington.wilts.sch.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 30th August 2024. 

Supporting Information

Lavington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure before an appointment is confirmed.

Job reference: LAV0008