Our pupils and staff are loyal to their school and the local community values what we do. Above all, at The Nelson Thomlinson School you will find a happy and friendly atmosphere where staff enjoy teaching and pupils are enthused about learning.

PE Technician and Administrative Support

Part-time (4 days/27 ½ hours per week) term time only – flexible distribution of hours through the school week. Pay grade = PCD3 £23.151 pro rata.

Required from September 2024, a flexible, enthusiastic, and motivated person to join our highly successful PE department to act as Technician and Administrative Support. The post will involve a range of duties in support of the work of the department, including the organisation and setting up of equipment, management of team kits, and departmental administration.

PE Technician and Administrative Support – core duties:

  • Check equipment and stores in readiness for the teaching required in the week ahead
  • Maintain and organise of team kit, making sure it is cleaned and available when required
  • Maintain and (if possible) repair equipment ready for service
  • Administer departmental fixture requirements
  • Maintain and update first aid bags in readiness for ‘grab and go’ at fixtures
  • Organise and administer borrowed kit, ensuring it is returned, washed and ready for service
  • Set up and organise seasonal change overs of equipment, managing stores as per the games programme
  • Clean fitness equipment in the Fitness Suite
  • Update and maintain notice boards/ PE documentation
  • Assist in the organisation and preparation for Awards Evening and Sports Days and Inter-House competitions
  • Support in the organisation of classroom-based equipment (including photocopying) for effective theory teaching
  • Support teachers with data entry in accordance with the school’s assessment and reporting schedule
  • Help out with extra-curricular provision wherever possible
  • Undertake any other tasks which may be regarded as within the nature of the duties and responsibilities/grade of the post as defined

Please complete an application form (available from Reception or click on the link above) and return to Mr Northwood, Headmaster at admin@nts.cumbria.sch.uk. A covering letter should accompany all applications.

Closing date: 31 August 2024

Shortlisted candidates only will be notified by: TBC

Interviews will take place on: TBC

Role Profile Description

NTS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Early Career Teachers

There can be no steeper learning curve than that facing the new entrant to the teaching profession. In any school, the first year of teaching presents difficulties and challenges. We believe that The Nelson Thomlinson School offers an ideal environment in which to learn the trade.