Sports Coach

West Midlands, WV10 8ED Helen Davies
Temporary/Full Time £17,500.00 - £20,000.00

Posted 20 days ago

Job Title: Sports Coach / Teaching Assistant

Position Type: Temporary to permanent after 3 months or straight permanet options

Starting – as soon as possible

Simply Education is working in partnership with a SEMH School in Wolverhampton near Bushbury they are looking to appoint a Sport Coach / Teaching Assistant.

The school specialise in educating pupils from 11- 16 years the school and they support the needs of a diverse group of pupils with a range of complex learning needs typically associated Social Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH).

They are seeking a Sports Coach / Teaching Assistant to work both inside and outside of the classroom supporting the students with a range of activities and learning.  You will be one to one with the students in the classroom and then two days per week out of the classroom with activities and sports. 

We understand that you may not have worked in a SEMH school setting before however training and support would be delivered.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful Sport Coach / Teaching assistant will provide one-to-one and group support to students with SEND, ensuring their individual needs are met.

Implement bespoke curriculum plans tailored to each student's academic and pastoral requirements.

As a Sports Coach / Teaching Assistant you must demonstrate empathy, understanding, and a nurturing approach in all interactions with students.

Differentiate strategies to accommodate the varied learning styles and abilities of students.

Consistently apply behaviour management techniques outlined in the behaviour management policy.

Collaborate effectively with teachers, therapists, and other professionals to support student progress.


Previous experience working with young people with complex behaviours  is desirable but no essential as full training will be provided.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with students, colleagues, and parents/carers.

Patient, resilient, and adaptable to meet the diverse needs of students.

Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students. 

If you are interested in this, Sport Coach/ Teaching Assistant position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.  Alternatively, for an informal chat about the Sport Coach / Teaching Assistant role please contact Helen Davies , Head of SEND at our Cheshire office in Nantwich. 

Your consultant will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks, including a full application form. All candidates who register with Simply Education will also have 2 years referencing taken up and will be required to have an enhanced DBS check completed. All offers are conditional pending the completion of all relevant checks. 

REF: HMD-8741-9082

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