Rainbow Club – Sport Teacher

Part-time – 1 hour per week, each Saturday during term time, £25 per hour

Permanent contract

Introduction to the Rainbow Club

Action for Refugees in Lewisham works to relieve poverty and isolation amongst refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants in the London Borough of Lewisham.

The Rainbow Club Supplementary School, AFRIL’s flagship service, aims to improve the educational achievement and social wellbeing of refugee and asylum seeker children aged 4-11. It provides high quality English and Maths lessons alongside regular art, music and sport provision. The school employs 5 teachers and benefits from the support of 30 dedicated volunteers. Alongside this the Rainbow Club collaborates with numerous institutions each year to provide the best opportunities for our students and their families.

The school is proud of our track record of delivering measurable improvement in both academic attainment and social wellbeing of all the students and their families. This expertise in supplementary education has been recognised by The National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education who awarded the school full marks in all categories of the Quality Mark Assessment.


The Sport Teacher will work in line with the aims, strategy, values and ethos of AFRIL.

The post-holder will promote a learning environment within the Rainbow Club aims and objectives where all children can flourish and be supported in achieving their best. The post holder will work with volunteer teaching assistants to ensure that both the educational and emotional needs of each child are catered for.

The post holder will ensure that they work in line with all of the policies and procedures created by the Rainbow Club Headteacher. They will use their expertise and training in the sector to ensure that their sessions provide a safe and welcoming environment for all students.

This will ensure that the students achieve academically and thrive emotionally.

Sport Teacher Job Description

Sport Teacher Personal Specification


Please submit your CV along with a cover letter detailing how you meet the person specification for the role to Kieran Tang-Wright at by 5pm on 30th August 2021

For queries or to discuss the role, please contact the Education Coordinator, Kieran Tang-Wright at