We passionately believe in the power of PE, sport and physical activity to improve lives. 

Current vacancies:

We believe in treating people well; valuing people and helping people to lead happy and fulfilling lives at work and at home.  We are an inclusive employer who celebrates differences and encourages anyone to apply who meets the requirements of each role.

Recruitment process:

Closing Date for applications: 5pm on 8th September 2023
Interview date: w/c 18th September 2023
Positions available: 1
Hours: Full time or Part time (minimum 0.5)
Start date:  To be discussed with the successful candidate

How to apply:

Please send an email to, including:
  • The job to which you are applying for
  • an up to date CV
  • a short paragraph or a 30 second video as to why you would be a good fit for our organisation
  • Your preference for full time or part time work e.g. Max/Min number of hours per week

 Job Description

  • To inspire and build healthy active futures
  • To support the company to achieve its vision to positively impact the wellness of 1 million people by 2025
  • To work in primary schools predominantly across the South Durham, Darlington and surrounding areas delivering curriculum PE, coaching days, after school clubs and community clubs
  • To work alongside the class teachers with the aim of increasing the teachers’ confidence in teaching curriculum PE
  • To lead and support a range of school sport competitions and festivals
  • To support the organisation and delivery of Go Well projects
  • To be an active and supportive member of the team and contribute to the development of the organisation through feedback, shared learning and sharing ideas

Person Specification

  • Fair, honest and high levels of integrity
  • Passionate about the power of PE, School Sport and Physical Activity and the difference it makes to peoples’ lives
  • Committed to continuous improvement, experimentation and learning
  • Commitment to a child and people centred approach
  • Understanding of the importance of and be committed to, collaboration and partnership working
  • Enthusiasm to work as a member of a team and also to use own initiative
  • Level 2 NGB qualification in a games based activity or Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Multi Skills Development in Sport or QTS
  • Experience of coaching sports/multi skills to 4 to 11 year olds
  • Ability to relate to and motivate children aged 4 to 11 year olds
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated, committed, flexible
  • IT literate
  • High standards of personal appearance
  • Full and current driving licence and access to transport
  • Experience of teaching sports/multi skills in a school setting
  • Experience of coaching striking and fielding and/or invasion games and/or net/wall games and/or athletics
  • Experience of delivering in EYFS
  • Experience in mentoring other professionals
  • Multiple Sports Coaching qualifications
  • Knowledge of Primary Physical Education
  • Knowledge of the current school sport landscape
  • Experience of delivering or supporting Sport Festivals
  • Experience of delivering or supporting community clubs
  • Other relevant qualifications ; First Aid, Safeguarding etc

Working Hours:

  • Part time (min 0.5) or Full time role available
  • Mon-Fri
  • Some early evening work may be required (6.30pm latest finish)
  • Hours variable and flexible.  Typical days could be:
  • 9am – 4.30pm
  • 11am – 6.30pm


  • FTE £22368 – £24054 Pro Rata Term Time Only (Actual Salary – £17815.31 – £19157.29)
  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday
  • Travel expenses for business miles


Initially a fixed term contract from the agreed start date to 31st August 2024.  The contract will be extended should the company sustain or grow its work.  In 10 years we have not ‘laid off’ or not renewed any fixed term contracts.  We plan to continue to grow and maintain our team but we have to be completely aligned to our values of being fair and honest and be transparent in that this is not something we can guarantee.  

What we can offer you: 

Agile working

Our office is based at Chilton Academy (DL17 0PT).  We allow our team to decide how to make work, work for them, whether that is, when not delivering in a school, predominantly working from home or predominantly working in the office.  We are not a fully remote company and the role will require some travel to our office for staff meetings and training.

Personal Development

We believe in continuous professional and personal development.  Through our Go Well at Work programme we will create a personalised plan for you to learn and grow in your time with us.  We will help you to reach your next steps within our organisation or further afield.

Company Culture

We really care about what we do and the people that we work with.  Our company values are Big Ears, Big Ideas, Big Heart and they guide is in how we work and we treat each other.  You will experience a working environment like no other at Go Well!