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Sports Coach

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Job description

We work with several alternative provisions in the Bury area and they are hoping to employ Teaching assistants with a background in youth work and/or sports coaching from October 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 Teaching assistant:

Ideally you will have a flexible nature and be prepared to cover across all years where needed. Your role will be supporting with behaviour management and to engage and interact with the children to enable them 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 we can provide

Teaching Personnel are education specialists with 23 years experience in the field. You will be provided with your own specialist consultant who will take care of your needs and advise you through the clearing and work process. You will have access to free safeguarding training and an online diary so you can manage your work times more efficiently. You will also have access to our CPD Academy, in which you will be able to attend training courses in order to aid your personal development in your career.

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 Leanne 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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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