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Sports Graduate Teaching Assistant Position - Cardiff

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Job description

Are you a Sports Graduate who is energetic, passionate and looking for experience within a school setting?

Are you thinking about applying for a PGCE in 2019?

Would you like the experience to enhance your application?

We currently have vacancies for a Sporty Teaching Assistant to work with a group of challenging pupils that need some support and guidance through their lessons.

The school has specified for Sports graduates ideally due to the success they have had with these individuals previously due to being able to support with extra curricular sporting activities. The candidates will be supporting on a 1:1 basis with young people with behavioural difficulties. The varying needs of the pupils include ADHD and Social & Emotional Mental Health. The challenges with education and other pupils in social situations mean you will act as a support function and role model to these young pupils.

The school have expressed that these roles in the past have had particular success with sports graduates due to the nature of the transferable skills. As a Sports Coach you will need to be able to think on your feet and deal with multiple situations as they arise. The ability to be able to spread your attention to the class whilst also focusing on your own 1:1 pupils is a skills that is transferable from a Coaching setting and work particularly well within the schools behaviour base.

As a passionate sports person you will also have the opportunity to gain an introduction to the PE department and have the options of leading your own sports clubs/teams within the school if this is something that would interest you. Previously we have had members of staff lead clubs including football, basketball rugby & athletics. You may have the opportunity to go to fixtures and coach these teams by using your skills and knowledge from previous coaching roles you may have held.

Teaching Personnel are looking to meet with individuals that have a proactive outlook on education and the benefits of supporting people around them. The school are looking to conduct trial days for potential candidates within the next 3 weeks ideally before the school break up for February half term.

For the right candidate Teaching Personnel can offer you;

Excellent Rates of Pay, Up to £60per day

Career Progression and Development

A Dedicated team of recruiters to support your application process

Introductory Trial days into the school

Excellent experience if you want to become a teacher

The possibilities to Coach your own schools sports teams

£50 refer a friend bonus

As the school are looking to move fast on these positions please send across a CV through the link provided and you will be contacted by one of our supportive Secondary Team to discuss your registration further.

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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