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Physical Activity Specialist

Posted on 14 June 2019

  • LocationDowns Junior School
  • Salary£19,554 - £21,166 pro rata part time and term time
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateApply by 4 July 2019

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/489/2433
Positions available 1
Working hours 12.5
Closing date 4 July 2019
Job category Education & Learning
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade:  Scale 4

Hours per week:  12.5

Paid weeks per year: 39 

Start date: September 2019

Closing date:  4 July 2019 at 10am

Interview date: w/c 8 July 2019

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:  Rugby Road, Brighton, Sussex, BN1 6ED        

For further information contact the school office on 01273 558422


About the role

Physical Activity Specialist

Salary: Scale 4, £10.14-£10.97/hr depending on experience

Hours: 3.15-5.30pm, 5 days/wk, with the possibility of additional holiday club work

Starting: Sept 2019  

Closing Date: 10am, Thurs 4 July, 2019

Interview Date: Week commencing Mon 8 July, 2019

We wish to appoint a Physical Activity Specialist to work, as part of our Downs Active team, with children at our after school clubs.  The successful candidate(s) will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and demonstrate a passion for working with children. You will be working under the guidance of our Downs Active Club Manager.                              

Downs Junior is a large 4 form entry school situated in the popular Fiveways area of Brighton. We are a happy and successful school committed to delivering a creative and inspirational curriculum whilst, at the same time, raising standards of achievement.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has energy, enthusiasm and enjoys working with children
  • works well as part of a team
  • demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills
  • willingness to learn
  • has a calm manner and a good sense of humour.

Downs Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  

For further information or to request an application pack, please contact:

Jacqui Rice, Downs Junior School, Rugby Road, Brighton, BN1 6ED,
Tel: 01273 558422, Fax: 01273 330769


Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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