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Move More Physical Literacy Coach

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We’re looking for a Move More Physical Literacy Coach to provide high quality sport and physical activity opportunities within Government of Jersey Primary Schools and our Holiday Community programme. 

Jersey Sport’s Move More Physical Literacy and Schools programme aims to provide a high quality and quantity of sport and physical activity before school, after school and predominantly during Physical Education (PE) lessons within Government of Jersey Primary Schools.

Through the medium of physical literacy, this programme will aim to deliver holistic PE which will cover a diverse and engaging curriculum, in line with the National Curriculum for Physical Education (NCPE) to meet the needs of the School. This coach will be responsible for planning, alongside the Schools PE lead, and delivering high quality physical literacy based sessions, in accordance with the needs of the organisation and school. This individual will also be responsible for collecting data related to their delivery and the department’s KPIs.

Outside of term time, the Move More Physical Literacy Coach will be a key figure in the organisation’s delivery of our Holiday Community programme. Within this programme, the coach will be expected to deliver fun and engaging sessions across a range of sports as part of a wider delivery team. This programme may also present line management opportunities of the season staff for the successful coach.

Skills You Will Bring

  • Experience in the coaching of children and young people, preferably with experience of delivering with an education environment
  • Excellent communication skills with a variety of stakeholders from children to teachers and parents
  • Experience in planning and delivering outcome-focused sessions aimed at improving all participants, regardless of ability
  • Experience in working independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to understand and demonstrate safe working practices in a variety of settings
  • A national governing body sporting qualification in sport at a minimum of Level 2 standard and / or a sport coaching based degree.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum for Physical Education and / or an institutionally recognised Physical Literacy qualification from a reputable source such as IPLA.

About Jersey Sport

Jersey Sport was formed in June 2017 as the independent body for the development of sport and active living in Jersey.

We are committed to diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity as we attract, retain and develop world-class talent. We prioritise employee health and wellbeing, personal and business development.

Jersey Sport launched the Inspiring an Active Jersey Strategy (IAJ) in September 2020, the vision of which is: ‘Jersey will be a healthier, more productive and fairer society by being one of the most physically active populations in the world.’

Our mission is: ‘More active people for a healthier island.  Jersey will increase physical activity by 10%, by 2030.’

IAJ is a collaborative whole-systems approach to tackling inactivity in the island, advocating for a collective effort across government departments, corporate institutions and the volunteer and community sector.

Jersey Sport is an independent charitable organisation which receives an annual grant from the Government of Jersey to operate various sports and physical activity initiatives across the island.  Jersey Sport is the lead agency for the delivery of IAJ.

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Please apply online for this position via the button below:

Closing date for applications: Monday 22 August 2022 (09:00). 

For further information and a confidential discussion about this position, please contact Dan Garton, Children and Schools Officer at:

Job Type: Jobs in Sport, Coaches


£15.95 per hour + 10% Cash Pension

Contact Details

01534 757 705


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