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Graduate PE Teaching Assistant - Girls' Sport

Posted on Apr 20, 2022 by Ewell Castle School

Epsom, Surrey, United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
17 Mar 2022
£17k - £17k Annual

Graduate PE Teaching Assistant-Girls Games

Ewell Castle is a thriving, independent school located in leafy Ewell Village. The school is co-educational from Nursery to Sixth Form and enjoys small classes, averaging approximately fifteen pupils over the whole School. Ewell Castle has an excellent reputation for its family-friendly ethos, with a strong focus on pupil wellbeing and personalised learning. The School has a vibrant community spirit including regular events for staff, parents and friends of the School. Ewell Castle is a genuine mixed ability school with a focus on achieving each individual child's potential.

The PE Teaching Assistant will support the teaching of PE and games to pupils across years 7-13 but will have a speciality in Girls Sport alongside delivering lessons in the full spectrum of sports offered by Ewell Castle to all genders.

The successful candidate will take an active role in the day to day running of the department, supporting the teachers with preparation, assisting with lesson delivery and contributing to the extensive co curricular programme.

As the PE Teaching Assistant you will have the opportunity to coach and lead a team throughout the academic year in a variety of sports, and you will plan and deliver lessons alongside the PE Teachers. This role is ideal for a graduate who is considering a career in teaching or a coach looking to develop their skills.

This post is for 1 academic year with the possibility of an extension to a 'train to teach' post the following year. Working hours are Monday to Friday (Term Time) 8:30 - 5:30 and Saturdays 08:30 - 12:30. The salary for the role is £17,300 per annum.

The ideal candidate will be energetic and driven to develop and grow as a classroom practitioner; they will be passionate about sport for all and be excited to take a full and active role in school life.

Pupils at Ewell Castle play Rugby in the Autumn term, Football in the Spring Term and Cricket and Athletics in the summer term. Girls additionally play Netball in the Autumn and Spring terms.

The PE department run an extensive co curricular programme and the successful candidate will take an active role in the provision and continued development of this programme.

The school has dedicated pitches on site and indoor sports hall. The school runs a very successful Tennis academy and Cricket academy and a thriving sports scholarship programme.


Main Responsibilities:

  • To plan, organise and coach Games afternoon lessons and co-curricular activities under the guidance of the Director of Sport.
  • Support class teachers in the delivery of core PE and Games, preparing resources, setting up sessions and working with smaller support groups where necessary.
  • Maintain PE and update sport display boards.
  • Maintain match kits and sports equipment weekly.
  • Maintain and update ECS PE social media accounts on a weekly basis.
  • To lead one age group team within the school. (U12 - U15) per term.
  • To liaise with the Heads of Sport on team selection.
  • To publish the team and important information via the school sports website.
  • To write a weekly match report for the teams that you coach.
  • To act as a support coach to all other school team squads during timetabled games lessons and co-curricular sessions.
  • Play a key role running lunchtime co-curricular sessions.
  • To officiate school fixtures as required.
  • To produce logs of GCSE and A Level compulsory morning sessions and team training and report absence to the Director of Sport.
  • Liaise with team captains to collate weekly match reports

General Responsibilities:

  • To help with the general day to day running of the department.
  • To liaise with parents as necessary regarding pupils performance and behaviour under the guidance of department teachers.
  • To be willing to attend Sports Tours during school holiday periods.
  • To coach/teach other co-curricular sporting activities where required.

Core Hours -Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm and Saturday - 8.30pm to 12.30pm


  • To be aware of and abide by all of the school's policies, in particular safeguarding.

  • To assist at school sports functions such as sports awards evenings.

  • To perform such other duties as may be required by the Principal.

Reference: 1571208319

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