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Our requirements are that you hold a Level 1 or above National Governing Body qualification, a valid FA emergency Aid, a valid FA Safeguarding & Protecting Children and a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service enhanced criminal records check). 

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Primary Stars Officer

Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience

Fixed Term until August 2017 (further 2 years subject to funding)


Reporting to the Schools Sport and Integration Manager, The main purpose of this role is to contribute to the delivery of QPR Primary Stars, part of the Premier League’s flagship schools programme. The main aims of the project are to:
·         Enhance teachers’ knowledge, skills and confidence to improve provision of PE and School Sport
·         Increase children’s enjoyment, participation and skills in competitive and non-competitive sports and other physical activities.
·         Increase children’s understanding of the personal skills and values they need to achieve their goals
·         Enhance children’s understanding of, and interest and confidence in, English and Maths
·         Support young people to follow further participation in sport
As a Primary Stars Officer you will support and deliver a range of P.E & school sport activities within local primary schools. Taking a holistic approach to developing children you will work closely alongside school staff and QPR coaches to improve pupils knowledge & understanding of PSHE (yr 1), Numeracy, Literacy and Enterprise (from yr 2). You will be required to develop learning resources, deliver and evaluate interventions and contribute to the delivery of whole school activities such as PSHE themed assemblies and collapsed curriculum days. You will have a direct impact on enhancing young people’s lives through sport and education.
During school holiday periods you may be required to work across other Trust departments supporting a variety of projects.
Key Responsibilities:
  1. Deliver the P.E & school sport themed strands of the QPR Primary Stars programme. This is to include (not exhaustive):
    1. Engage and inspire participants (aged 5 - 11) in the programme.
    2. Develop and refine learning resources for P.E.
    3. Deliver extra curricular sports clubs
    4. Deliver P.E lessons
    5. Mentor school staff through a P.E unit of work.
    6. Classroom support for pupils 1:1 or in small groups.
    7. Support whole school collapsed curriculum days and assemblies.
    8. Complete monitoring & evaluation in line with PLCF and QPR policies
  2. Encourage young people’s enthusiasm and participation in football and physical activity, in particular their longer term participation in football.
  3. Liaise with a number of partners across a range of schools.
  4. You may be required to work QPR home match days, evening work, weekends and Bank holidays when instructed by the Trust CEO/Trust Manager.


The type of experience we are looking for:
  • First Aid certificate
    UKCC level 2 coaching qualifications or equivalent
  • 1st4sport/afPE Level 2 or 3 in supporting PE and school sport (or equivalent)
  • Safeguarding Children certificate 
  • Drivers Licence
Along with the relevant experience the post holder must possess excellent communication, time management, organisational and administrative skills.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS).


A copy of the Job description & person specification can be downloaded HERE
To apply, please email your CV with a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role to jessef@qpr.co.uk with “Primary Stars Officer” as the subject.
Closing date for receipt of CV's 5 p.m. Friday 9 December 2016


Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

Queens Park Rangers Football Club and QPR in the Community Trust are committed to Equality 


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