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Job description

Are you a qualified Sports coach or Youth worker? Are you looking for practical paid experience in a school setting? We work with several Alternative provisions in the Bury area and they are hoping to employ Sports coaches with a background in youth work and/or sports coaching to work as Teaching assistants from November 2020. The students in these provisions have a range of Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs; therefore, the curriculum they follow is heavily based around vocational activities such as sports, and functional skills.

If successful you can expect there to be a heavy behaviour management focus, however, it's important to inspire and motivate the students to make the correct choices in terms of their education and future. We are looking for people that are able to make a positive impact on the lives of young people and a proven track record of building and developing relationships with young people.

To be put forward for the positions you must have:

  • Specialism in one of the following areas: Sports, Art, Drama, Functional Skills, Health and Beauty, Construction and Business
  • Experience in behaviour management or working with SEMH needs
  • The ability to inspire and motivate young people
  • A proven track record of effective behaviour management skills and developing positive relationships with young people.

The successful Sports coach:

Ideally you will have a flexible nature and be prepared to cover across all years where needed. Your role will be delivering sports sessions, supporting with behaviour management, and engaging/interacting with the children to enable them to access the curriculum fully. The school is committed to work together with everyone involved in the life of their pupils and school. In addition, any of the following skills or qualifications would be desirable to the role:

-        A background supporting young people

-        An empathetic and caring personality

-        Qualifications relating to sports coaching and/or Youth work

What next?

If you are interested in this position, please reply immediately by forwarding your CV over to James. Or if you need more information please contact James on the details provided.

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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