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Primary Stars Officer

3 weeks ago


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Job Description

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.

As a Primary Stars Officer, you will support and deliver a range of curricular and extra-curricular activities within local primary schools. You will also be required to develop learning resources, deliver and evaluate interventions and contribute to the delivery of whole school activities such as PSHE themed assemblies, collapsed curriculum days and festivals.

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

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Project manage the programme including managing the budget, producing update reports for the programme management group and identify areas of good practice/case studies to share with similar organisations

  • Deliver the P.E & school sport themed strands of the QPR Primary Stars programme. This is to include (not exhaustive):

a. Engage and inspire participants (aged 5 - 11) in the programme.
b. Develop, refine and deliver learning resources for P.E.
c. Deliver extra-curricular sports clubs
d. Mentor school staff in PE
e. Classroom support for pupils 1:1 or in small groups.
f. Plan and deliver whole school collapsed curriculum days and assemblies.
g. Complete monitoring & evaluation in line with PLCF and QPR policies
h. Deliver Literacy, Numeracy and PSHE interventions to individuals, small groups or whole classes
i. Engage with schools and participants in Social Action projects, particularly climate change awareness

  • Liaise with a number of partners across a range of schools and organisations

  • Plan and deliver appropriate activities that fulfil the national curriculum requirements.

  • 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.

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

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

The type of experience we are looking for:


  • UKCC level 2 coaching qualifications or equivalent

  • 1st4sport/afPE Level 2 or 3 in supporting PE and school sport (desirable)

  • DBS check

  • Safeguarding Children certificate

  • First Aid certificate

Skills, Knowledge, Experience

  • Coaching/teaching young people aged 5-11 years in a school setting.

  • Evaluating the impact of sessions and writing reports to reflect this

  • Knowledge of the Early Years, KS1 & KS2 curriculum, including Literacy, Numeracy, PSHE and PE (desirable)

  • Mentoring other staff through coaching / teaching (desirable)

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

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

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

Personal Qualities

  • Sensitive to the needs of young people

  • Effective communication skills for all targeted audiences including adults and children

  • Able to build positive relationships with those young people who attend your sessions.

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

  • Must be physically fit and able to work in the external environment

  • Committed and reliable personality

QPR in the Community Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

Please note only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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

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