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Sports Coach/Behaviour Support Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with an SEN school in the Portsmouth area who are seeking a Behaviour Support Assistant on a full time basis, to commence as soon as possible working with students who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The school are looking for someone with a sporting background, who can use their skills to coach and encourage pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

The successful candidate will have the option to work with secondary pupils; the students are in need of extra support and guidance during their lesson time. The main aspect of the role will be helping the students to engage with their learning, and encouraging personal and social development whilst managing challenging behaviour throughout the day. Students in this provision often display extremely challenging behaviour and the successful candidate will be confident in approaching this. Alongside this, you will be participating in sports coaching sessions with pupils!

Registering with Teaching Personnel will also provide you with access to unique CPD opportunities to increase your qualifications and knowledge of the field. We have an upcoming Team Teach training course which will highly benefit you in this role in order to best manage challenging behaviour. You will be supported by a specialist team of SEN recruitment consultants with education backgrounds, who are well placed to enrol you onto your desired courses and place you into schools.

Teaching Personnel can offer Behaviour Support Assistant's competitive pay rates of GBP57 - 65 per day, although this role will be held on a short term basis, registration with Teaching Personnel can provide you with many further work opportunities. Teaching Personnel work with a large number of SEN schools across the UK, if you are interested in registering to work through Teaching Personnel, to gain full time or part time work or to gain SEN experience please call us today for a confidential chat to hear more.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.


All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.


Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.


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