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Primary Stars Coordinator

3 weeks ago


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Job Description

Job Summary and Objectives:

The main purpose of this role is to co-ordinate and manage 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

You will lead the delivery of the project and manage project staff. You will plan 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, Numeracy, Literacy and Social Action (from yr 2). You will be required to develop learning resources, deliver and evaluate interventions and contribute to the delivery of whole school activities and collapsed curriculum days. You will be responsible for managing a project budget and monitoring & evaluation procedures.

During school holiday periods you may be required to work across other Trust departments supporting a variety of projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Manage project staff to make sure delivery is of the highest quality.

  2. Coordinate staffing and timetables across participating schools.

  3. Ensure targets are achieved across all aspects of the PLPS programmes.

  4. Maintain current partnerships and establish new partnerships with schools taking part in the programme.

  5. Communicate with key school staff on a regular basis and be the point of contact for all PLPS matters.

  6. Work closely with the School Sport Coordinator, and any other relevant Trust staff, to ensure PLPS is promoted and embedded within the Trust’s offer to schools.

  7. Complete monitoring and evaluation in line with PLCF and Trust guidelines.8. Support PLPS officers to Plan and deliver activities that contribute to the main strands of the

  8. Liaise with a number of partners across a range of schools.

  9. Ensure that suitable progression pathways are available for young people to reach the most suitable level of participation, regardless of their ability or personal circumstances. This will involve linking and maintaining a relationship with relevant schools and clubs.

  10. Deliver against agreed targets as per the project plan and funding conditions.

  11. Organise, manage and deliver other events as relevant to the programme, for example tournaments and festivals, open/taster days or education workshops.

  12. Ensure all activities are delivered to the standards expected in regards to coaching, health and safety and child protection and in accordance with the Trust/Club’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

  13. Identify opportunities for personal and career development. This includes attending training courses and sharing ideas and good practice with colleagues.

  14. Continually monitor and evaluate all sessions, activities and programmes and adapt delivery accordingly.

  15. Respond to general enquiries and deal efficiently with any administration requirements resulting from the implementation of activities i.e. provide basic monitoring information as required, production of activity registers, update the database and provide statistics when required.

  16. Commit to a programme of continuing personal development (CPD), which adds value to your coaching and personal development.

  17. Liaise with agencies to help keep the programme relevant with local, regional and national agendas. This to include maintaining a high level of expertise in the field.

  18. Work to agreed budgets.

  19. Participate in the appraisal process.

  20. Comply with all company policies/procedures.

  21. Undertake every opportunity to promote a positive image of QPR in the Community Trust and Queens Park Rangers Football Club.

  22. Positively promote the Trust’s Equal Opportunities Policy and core values in all aspects of the post’s responsibilities and duties.

  23. All other duties that may arise from time to time and fall within the scope of this position.

Person Specification

  • Knowledge of the PLPS programme including data collection (VIEWS/SalesForce)

  • Knowledge of the P.E curriculum.

  • Awareness of the PSHE, Numeracy & Literacy curriculums.

  • Awareness of issues faced by the local community, particularly young people and schools.

  • Understanding of how to use QPR & football as a motivational tool to inspire young people.

  • Ability to act as a positive role model for the young people and build positive relationships with those young people who attend your sessions.

  • Have a genuine interest in creating opportunities through sport and education for disadvantaged persons’ within the community.

  • Passion for working with young people and using sport to help inspire change.

  • Understanding of how to support adults in their professional development.

  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures of young people and vulnerable adults.

Qualifications/Licences (Desirables)

  • UKCC Level 2 Coaching qualifications or equivalent.

  • Educated to degree level (in a relevant subject) or have at least 2 years’ experience of working in Primary School environment.

  • 1 st4Sport L3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of PE and School Sport.

  • Professional teaching qualification (desirable).

  • L2 Multi-skills qualification (desirable).

  • Full driving licence (desirable).


  • Previous experience coaching/teaching sport in a Primary School setting.

  • Delivering larger (whole school) learning activities.

  • Working knowledge for the National Curriculum.

  • Experience of line management of full time and casual staff members.

  • Experience of working within a set budget and managing finances.

  • Experience of delivering online sessions

  • Delivering sport specific CPD to coaches or teachers.

  • Experience of liaising with schools and external agencies.

  • Supporting other staff through coaching/teaching.

  • Monitoring & evaluating the impact of sessions and whole programme


  • Coaching skills

  • Effective communication skills for all targeted audiences

  • Ability to plan, develop, and evaluate an effective coaching programme

  • Ability to lead and motivate team members.

  • Team player with energy and passion for the role.

  • Time management and administration skills

  • Able to use a variety of delivery styles to engage and motivate individuals

  • Ability to deliver KPIs against a project plan on time and within budget

  • Must be physically fit and able to work in the external environment (heat/cold)

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (outlook, word, excel)

As a small and tight knit team, Queens Park Rangers Football Club and QPR in the Community Trust recognise the need for all staff to work in a multi disciplinary manner to encourage personal development and build team spirit to enable the Club and the Trust to achieve its objectives.

This job description is intended as a guide to the main responsibilities and is not intended to restrict any individual in the performance of other duties as required by the Company.

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