WE ARE HIRING - PE Teacher/Sports Coach

Come and join our team at Arena; we have a vacancy for either a PE Specialist Teacher or a Sports Development Coach

  • PE Specialist Teacher: 1FTE MPS1-£28,000.00 – UPS1-£40,625.00 per year (0.6FTE is £16800 to £24375 depending on experience)
  • Sports Development Coach: 1FTE UNQ1-£19,340.00- UNQ6-£30,172.00 per year (0.6FTE is £11604 to £18103 depending on experience).

Job Type: Part-time 20 hours per week

Fixed term contract until 31st August 2023 (likely to be extended)

The Arena Sports Partnership is based at Callington Community College and is part of the Westcounty Schools Trust. We aim to build on the success of the Olympics and ensure that the legacy continues in our schools with our children. Inspiring the next generation of young people to enjoy and participate in PE and School Sport.

Our work environment includes:


  • Safe work environment
  • Lively atmosphere
  • Growth opportunities
  • On-the-job training
  • Uniform
  • Term Time Only
  • Additional hours during the school holidays

We currently work in primary schools across Cornwall and Devon, providing traditional and alternative PE curriculum delivery plus lunchtime and afterschool clubs. Schools also request delivery of our specially designed programmes see below (training is available)


  • Healthy Hearts and Healthy Minds
  • Sugar Smart
  • Playground, Wild Tribe and Sugar Smart Leaders
  • Wild Tribe Outdoor Learning

As a member of the Arena team you will have access to over 100 schemes of work which have been written by our highly qualified and experienced PE teachers/coaches for teachers 


We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic primary school sports development coach or PE specialist teacher to join our team of PE professionals. Due to an increase in our work programme we have a vacancy for a sports development coach or PE specialist teacher to cover the Plymouth and South Devon area of the sports partnership the role will be for approximately 3 afternoons per week, and one full day but this could increase. You will need to be able to demonstrate good PE subject knowledge, deliver high quality PE lessons and be able to upskill primary non specialist teachers. You will require a full driving licence and own transport, as travel to different schools/locations is required to fulfil this role.


The Arena and Dartmoor Sports Partnerships are successful sports partnerships providing services to primary schools across North/East Cornwall and Devon. We offer continued professional development to all our staff. This is an exciting opportunity for candidates who are looking to develop their career in PE and primary education. For more information about our work visit our website at www.arena-schools.co.uk.


We are committed to safeguarding children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and will be assessed against the Childcare Disqualification Regulations.



  • Subsidised travel
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Uniform


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Education: GCSE or equivalent 


Experience: Sports coaching: 1 year (preferred)


Work Location: Various school sites


Deadline for applications – Midday on Friday 17th March 2023. Applications cannot be accepted after this deadline.  PLEASE NOTE WE CANNOT ACCEPT CVs.


Interviews – Tuesday 21st March 2023


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Who to contact

Arena Schools
Callington Community College, Launceston Road, Callington, PL17 7DR
Tel: 01579 386120

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