TA3 / Sports Coach

The governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic and highly effective Teaching Assistant / Sports Coach. They will be required to manage specialist support in specific areas of the curriculum and take a lead role in addressing the needs of pupils who require help to overcome barriers to learning. They will also support the PE and health coordinator to develop and implement a programme of PE and sport across the school.

Applicants should be:

  • Preferably a practising member of the Catholic Church (or willing to take on the Catholic ethos of the school)
  • Able to work with groups of children under the supervision of the teacher including implementing the delivery of programmes of work and implementation of ILPs
  • Use specialist (curricular learning) skills/training/experience to support pupils
  • Able to develop and implement a high quality, varied and creative approach to PE and sport for all pupils
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
  • Able to ensure excellence and enjoyment for all children
  • Self-motivated and able to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Promote sport and healthy eating across the school
  • Be able to plan and deliver PE sessions to groups of pupils

The school will offer:

  • A caring Catholic ethos
  • Friendly children who are keen and well behaved
  • A supportive and hardworking team
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD


Working Hours will be: 8:15am – 4:45pm

Closing Date: 12noon, Wednesday 10th July. Shortlisting will take place that day.

Interviews on: Monday 15th July

Application forms can be obtained from Mrs Usher at school.

Please use the job description appropriate to your range of experience.

Caretaker Level 2: Grade 3, Scale Point 4-6 (£18.426 - £19,171)

The Governors of St. Cuthbert’s RC Primary School would like to appoint a School Caretaker.

The successful candidate will play a key role within the whole school team, supporting colleagues and contributing to the vision and ethos of the School.

The position is for 35 hours per week, all year round, on a 1 year initial contract with a view to being permanent, starting as soon as possible, subject to a clear DBS Check, two positive references and completing a six month probationary period. There will be 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

The pay scale will be Grade 3, Scale Point 4-6 (£18.426 - £19,171).
The post is 35 hrs a week, split shifts 7-10 am and 2-6 pm.

The closing date for applications will be 12 noon Thursday 11th July 2019.

Interviews to take place week beginning Monday 15th July 2019.


Employment start date: September

Visits to St. Cuthbert’s are most welcome. Please contact the school on 0161 445 6079 to arrange an appointment.

St Cuthbert’s RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures including the disbarring by association ruling and a satisfactory enhanced disclosure and barring service with barred list information check. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.


Applications should be returned to the School Business Manager either by post or email.



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