Sports Coach & Learning Mentor

Start Date: January 2022

Contract: Permanent

Salary Grade: NJC Outer London, Grade 2 SCP 1-5 or Grade 3 SCP 5-9 depending on experience

Closing date: 13.12.21 (12pm)

Interview Date: Week beginning 13.12.21

Concordia Academy opened as a new free school in 2016. In September 2018, we moved to our superb new purpose-built site on Union Road in Romford. We are currently recruiting for a Sports Coach and Learning Mentor, starting from January 2022.


Concordia Academy in Romford is currently looking to appoint a dedicated and engaging Sports Coach and Learning Mentor. If you’re passionate about inspiring young people through sport and education, please do get in touch about this opportunity.

About the Role:

We are currently looking to appoint a Sports Coach and Learning Mentor to support our physical education provisions. You will be part of a wider school team and work towards planning, preparing and delivering a range of PE lessons, PPA cover, extra-curricular club sessions and other related programmes, all designed to enhance the school’s PE and Sporting culture.

As well as this, you will support the school’s vision around being a learning mentor for vulnerable pupils – supporting them in class and being a role model for their academic achievement.

The role will also include break and lunchtime supervision.

What We Are Looking For:

We are looking for a talented individual who wants to be a part of transforming education in Romford, and help create an exceptional place of learning. The successful candidate will possess:

· Knowledge of the PE National Curriculum and ability to deliver the curriculum through sport

· The ability to encourage and inspire young people through sport

· Experience of delivering sport coaching sessions to young people aged between 5 and 11 in a school environment

· An understanding of how children learn and develop

· The ability to be a great role model for children

If you feel strongly about providing an excellent service, are willing to work hard and keen to join an efficient team, please contact the school to receive an application form or alternatively an application form can be downloaded from the school website:

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

Visits to the school are not currently being accepted but a virtual tour is available on the school website.

The contact details are:             Mr Raheel Akhtar

Email:                                           [email protected]

Tel:                                                01708 932710


How to apply: (Application only, no CV’s)

Completed application forms should be returned to: Mr Raheel Akhtar (Headteacher)

By Post: Concordia Academy, Union Road, Romford RM7 0HG

Or by Email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 13.12.2021

Application Pack Sports Coach and Learning Mentor – Dec 2021

Sports Coach & Learning Mentor Application Form

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.