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Sports Coaches required!

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking for Sports Coaches to work across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire SEN provisions. The role would involve working as a Behaviour Mentor with pupils in SEN provisions who are disengaged from education and need engaging and creative ways to positively co-operate within the classroom.

Therefore, we are looking for individuals with experience in a school environment or someone who is hoping to gain experience in this area. Predominantly the role will be to work as a a Behaviour Mentor but also implementing Sports skills as a way to engage and support young people in the region who are disaffected due to childhood trauma, bullying, drug misuse etc.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Someone who holds specialist sports coaching qualifications and have a minimum of 1 years experience
  • Experience working with hard to reach young people across a variety of settings, managing challenging behaviour confidently and calmly
  • Confident to work with a variety of needs and abilities, including those who may present with physical disabilities and mental health difficulties
  • Some experience working within educational provisions although this is NOT essential
  • Willing to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Willing to undertake any additional CPD if necessary
  • Able to lone work and also work within the classroom environment

For further information, please contact Emma Gale on 0115 8456409 or email

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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