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Sports Coach Required

  1. SEN General
  2. Huddersfield
Date posted : 03/06/24
  1. Shift Working
£85 - 100 per day

Job description

Sports Coach

A specialist provision in Huddersfield area are looking for a Sports Coach to join their fantastic team. This provision provides full-time education for pupils aged 4 to 16 years who have struggled to access the curriculum in a mainstream school, and also offers 12 week placements for pupils who are at risk of permanent exclusion. This extremely proud provision maintains high expectations and strives to provide the best education possible for their pupils, re-engaging them with learning and ensuring their special educational needs are identified and understood. Their staff are highly skilled, hard-working, and extremely dedicated, placing the needs of the pupils at the heart of everything they do.

As a Sports Coach you will be required to deliver tailored sports sessions to small groups of pupils and in some cases, on a 1:1 basis. Responsibilities within this role will be a combination of general support duties as well as sports coaching.

You will be expected to follow the national curriculum as closely as possible, however adhere to each pupil’s additional needs where necessary and adapt to the Educational Health Care Plans if needed. You must be experienced and confident in facing challenging behaviour and you will be required to implement relevant behaviour strategies, maintaining a calm approach at all times.


  • Have a Sports related background/qualification.
  • Experience/confidence with handling challenging behaviour.
  • A genuine passion for working with and supporting pupils with SEMH.
  • Able to remain calm in high pressure environments.
  • Ability to support pupils on a 1-1 basis as well as in small groups.
  • Develop communication and interaction, personal, social, emotional and academic skills.
  • Must be positive and solution focussed.

Important information:

  • Location: West Yorkshire, Huddersfield/Wakefield area
  • Start date: June 2024
  • Contract type: Temp-perm / temporary.
  • Working hours: Full time (8:30am-3:30pm, Mon-Fri)
  • Pay rate: £13.00 - £15.25 p/h.

Why work through Teaching Personnel?

  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development.
  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility, and availability.
  • myTP app– Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple.
  • Safe Working Practice – ensuring your reputation is protected.
  • Excellence in Education Awards – recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools.

How to apply:

If you want to make a positive impact on young individuals and you are interested in this specific role, please send a copy of your updated CV to Emily and a member of our team will be in touch within 48 hours. Good luck!


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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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