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Sports Background Support Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel support schools with staffing gaps on a short term, long term and permanent basis. Our SEN department works with schools that cater for children for special educational needs such as autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

We are looking for sport teaching assistants to work with pupils that have specific learning difficulties. The main work is in a setting of no more then around 8 pupils to a class, with a teacher, and a possibility of another teaching assistant.

The ideal candidate must have a background in sports such as personal training/gym instructing, coaching, sports science degree or a keen sports player and at least an understanding of special educational needs (no relevant experience is required), personable in their approach, calm and happy to work with children that have challenging behaviour.

If this job sounds ideal, or you are unsure of the role and want to find out more information, please call Jade on 0118 3271595 or on

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