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Sports Coach

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Variety of roles supporting within a school environment for a motivated and confident individual, to start ASAP.

Are you a sports coach looking to pursue a career in the education sector?

A secondary school situated in central Manchester is looking for a sports coach to join their school support team following the Easter break with the view that schools will have returned by this point. The successful sports coach will have the opportunity to support in a number of secondary schools in the central Manchester area as a PE cover ‘teacher’ and learning support mentor, supporting a variety of students. There are also options to cover lessons across the subject and age range requiring a confident individual in particular.

Supporting in secondary schools in this way, as a confident sports coach will provide you with valuable experience to support a future teacher training application. As a sports coach, you will have the relevant transferable skills to work with students that need a role model figure in the learning mentor role or to control students in the classroom as a PE cover supervisor. Any relevant previous experience is beneficial such as supporting as a youth worker or having undertaken a voluntary role in a school.

As a cover supervisor, you will take on the role of a teacher delivering sports lessons in Physical Education using lesson plans that have been set by the school’s teachers. It is essential that students remain on task and are controlled through effective behaviour management skills. Teaching Personnel provide regular training courses on classroom and behaviour management that you will be able to access for free.

We currently support secondary schools in the local authorities of Trafford, Chorlton, Stockport, Wythenshawe and central Manchester. If you are located in these areas or able to commute to them and are available for work please apply below with your interest for an immediate call back.  

Key features for sports coaches:

  • Weekly pay with the opportunity to earn up to GBP400 per week depending on prior experience
  • First-hand, highly valuable opportunities to work in secondary schools in the central/south Manchester area if you are pursuing a career in the education sector
  • Opportunities to access teaching personnel’s training and development programmes
  • Working on a flexible basis with the opportunity to earn a school based contract
  • Benefit from a variety of secondary school based, supporting within the classroom, leading full lessons and working with small groups of students

If you are a dedicated sports coach interested in working within a secondary school environment then apply for his role by selecting the link below and upload your latest most up to date CV with a short covering statement to support your application.

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

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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