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PE Sports Support / Behaviour Support / PPA Cover Role

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Job description

Teaching Personnel is an agency seeking PE (Physical Education) and BESD (Behavioural, Emotional, Social Disorder) specialists.

We are experiencing an increasing demand for PE Cover Supervisors to cover for PE teachers in high school PE Departments on a day to day basis so sports under-graduates as well as graduates can apply.

You can also work as a 1:1 teaching assistant if you're a sports graduate or a qualified sports coach and enjoy working with children with challenging behaviour. 1:1 teaching assistant positions are usually full-time and longer-term and involve building strong relationships with a single pupil with special educational needs.

We have PE & BESD specialist consults that welcome applicants with the relevant sports experience and qualifications to work as a PE Cover Supervisor which includes applicants with sports coaching and sports degrees. We have found that candidates with sports backgrounds make excellent behavioural assistants which is why we can offer behavioural work as well as PE.

Working for Teaching Personnel you will receive an unrivalled professional development programme and we are always on the end of a phone should you need advice at any time.

The Role:

  • Cover day to day bookings when regular PE staff are absent due to illness or courses.
  • To supervise basic games type activities in PE lessons in Secondary schools or College settings
  • To cover for general classroom lessons when required (optional).
  • 1:1 teaching assistant for pupil with behavioural difficulties
  • The ability to engage all of the children involved in your lesson
  • School working hours 9am-3pm


  • To complete 'behavioural management', 'safe practice' and 'good practice' induction/training.
  • Commit yourself to the ongoing professional development of your skills and knowledge.
  • To be person centred in all aspects of your role.


  • Unrivalled professional developmen with access to our CPD Academy, Free and discounted courses.
  • Relevant, well-paid experience for under-graduates
  • Excellent experience for PGCE and graduate employment : Future Teacher program available
  • Excellent pay
  • Team Teach Course available for Teaching Personnel staff : 12 hr course, de-escalation and holistic approach to behaviour management

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £57-65.00 /day

Job Type: Full time or Part-time

If you are interested in this role, please send in a short covering letter and an updated copy of your CV. We hope to hear from you soon.

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