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Sports Coach/ Learning Support Assistant - READING

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Sports Coaches Required - Reading

A specialist school in the Reading area are looking for sports coaches to join their team. The school is a specialist school that caters to students who have Special Educational Needs. More information will be given to candidates who apply.

The school are looking for candidates with a sporting background to come in and help students with sports based learning, but also to help in the classroom as well. The school is looking for candidates with sporty backgrounds so that students can be more active and so that they have strong, active role models to look up to whilst they progress through their education.

Minimum Requirements

  • Any relevant SEN/Autism experience or qualifications is desired, however not essential so please still apply.
  • A passion and enthusiasm to see pupils achieve their best potential
  • Dedication to the needs of all your pupils, working with other staff members to offer emotional and academic support
  • A Child Only DBS on the Update Service, or one done through Teaching Personnel
  • A background in sports, whether it's coaching or personal experience playing sport to a high level.
  • Good interpersonal skills and confidence
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Enjoys a challenge

As a Teaching Assistant, you'll typically need to:

  • Follow instructions from Teachers in order to support effectively in the class room
  • Adhere to professional practice standards and legislation, including confidentiality, safeguarding, equality, diversity and inclusion policies
  • Ensure you're up-to-date on your knowledge of local service provision for appropriate signposting and referrals
  • Support students on 1:1, adapting your approach on a case by case basis in order to engage students effectively
  • Help children with learning and development
  • Coach, mentor and motivate children to understand the benefits of relevant activities
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date administration and caseload records, including reports of all interactions

To register with Teaching Personnel and apply for the above role, please submit your CV and covering letter. We can give you more information about the above role once registered. We look forward to hearing from you!

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.

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