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Sports Coach/Teaching Assistant Wandsworth

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Job description

This is an exciting role for someone looking to be a role model for young people from challenging backgrounds combined with the opportunity for sports coaching.


  • Good behaviour management skills and the ability to engage hard to reach young people
  • Sports all rounder - able to coach across a wide range
  • Confident mentoring young people 121 and in small groups
  • There are 8-10 pupils on site with a dedicated staff so team work is essential
  • Secondary age experience is a must

The following backgrounds and experience are also desirable.

  • Youth or community support work experience * Working knowledge of meeting the emotional, social and mental health needs of young people * Desire to take a supporting role in alternative education setting

The school deals with pupils that are of a vulnerable and sometimes challenging nature. You will work closely with your colleagues to create action plans for students across Key Stages 3 and 4, taking an active role in implementing a programme that positively encourages learners to overcome barriers to learning, improve their skills and ultimately gain recognised qualifications.

You will need to have strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate with families, carers and a multidisciplinary team of teaching staff, social workers and educational psychologists. You will be organised, patient and confident, with a sound understanding of the key issues currently affecting young people.

To register with Teaching Personnel and apply for the above role, please contact Fatima asap on 0207 593 3070 or email your CV

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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