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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Job description

Are you a Sports Coach seeking an exciting new challenge?

Do you have experience working with children?

Teaching Personnel is offering a teaching assistant role for sports coaches or sports graduates to work with young people in Cornwall. This role is available on a part-time supply basis as well as on a long-term basis.

As a teaching assistant you will be working closely with a student who struggles with social, emotional, and behavioural issues with the aim to improve behaviour, self-esteem and self-confidence and helping the student to re-engage with education. Sports coaches work exceptionally well in this setting as children often see them as role models and the affinity for sports is often something that helps build relationships.

Your typical day could involve- Kayaking, Biking, Cannoning, Surfing, Rock Climbing, trips to the farm, Cycling and or Outdoor Education. All bespoke Out Door learning is used to teach students social aspects of life and learning through positive experiences.

  • Location - Cornwall
  • School - All-ages
  • CPD courses offered through Teaching Personnel's CPD academy

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS - Full assistance provided.

Even if this position doesn't sound right for yourself but you are a Secondary Teacher looking for long or short-term supply work, then please get in touch as we may have more suitable positions!

If you would like further information regarding the role or wish to apply, please contact


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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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