Sports Coach - Wolverhampton

West Midlands, WV10 8ED Emma Bloore
All/Full Time £10.90 - £11.44

Posted 22 days ago

Role: Sports Coach to work as a Teaching Assistant  

Location: Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

£10.90 - £11.44 per hour

Full time – Term time only


Simply Education are working with a SEMH provision in Wolverhampton who are committed to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for students, coupled with high-quality education tailored to individual needs. The school’s goal is to foster an inclusive atmosphere where students feel safe and inspired to learn. We recognize the importance of supporting students with behavioural needs and assisting them in recognizing and regulating their emotions. The successful Sports Coach will have the ability to promote students' self-resilience, support their well-being, and equip them with essential life skills for future success. We are proud to have a qualified and experienced Therapeutic Services team based at the school that provides exceptional levels of integrated therapeutic support, ensuring every young person achieves social, emotional, and academic success.


We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Sports Coach to join our team as a Teaching Assistant at our school in Wolverhampton. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting students' development, both academically and emotionally, through the integration of sports coaching and educational assistance.


Key Responsibilities:

-Deliver engaging sports coaching  and intervention sessions to students.

-Support students in their academic learning, providing one-to-one assistance when necessary.

-Foster positive relationships with students to promote their well-being and personal development.

-Contribute to the creation of an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students.

-Uphold the school's values and ethos in all interactions with students, staff, and parents.



-Prior experience working with children in some capacity is essential.

-Qualified sports coach with relevant certifications (desirable but not essential).

-Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with students.

-Understanding of the importance of emotional support and resilience-building in education.

-Ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.

-Flexibility and adaptability to meet the diverse needs of students.

-Commitment to promoting inclusivity and diversity within the school community.

Advantages of working within the Special Needs sector include:

-Shorter working hours which will help you to establish a better work life balance.

-Full training provided; no prior experience within the classroom required.

-Opportunity to gain valuable experience in a supportive and dynamic educational environment.

- Smaller class sizes where you can really get to know your students

-More non-contact time so marking can be done during the working hours

- Flexibility within the curriculum meaning you can be creative with your approach.

- Satisfaction in supporting and seeing students reach their full potential.

- Complimentary lunch


The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:

-Your own dedicated consultant who will support, advise, and guide you through the registration process. I have over 13 years of experience within the education sector working my way up from a teaching assistant to a qualified SENCo.

-24/7 access to your dedicated consultant via phone/text/email – That can answer any arising questions or needs.

-Exclusive access to our Educational Development Managers – We offer several SEND courses such as Autism Awareness, De-escalation Practices, An introduction to the role of a Cover Supervisor and Behaviour management. All our courses are completely free and will help you to upskill you’re understanding and approach.

-Competitive rates of pay.

-Minimal administration (no time sheets!) – At Simply Education we pride ourselves in making the process easier for you as candidates. We process all timesheets for you ensuring the pay is always on time.

-Email and SMS verification of bookings – For all bookings you will receive a booking confirmation and directs to the school. You will also have access to an online diary system where you can view your bookings and update your availability.

- Opportunities for growth: opportunities for career advancement and personal growth within our school community. As a team we will work closely with our educational development team to ensure we can achieve an appropriate and achievable step in your career progression.


If you're ready to embark on a fulfilling journey in education, where every day brings new opportunities to make a positive impact, we would love to hear from you! Apply now to become a valued member of our team and help us create an inclusive and nurturing learning environment for all our students. Alternatively, please call Emma Bloore at the Cheshire Branch for an informal chat about the role.



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