Sports Coach

Cheshire, SY13 Emma Bloore
All/Full Time £375.00 - £425.00

Posted 1 month ago

Role: Sports Coach

Salary: £375 - £425 per week

Location: Whitchurch  

Start Date: April Start

Contract: Full-time, Long-term contract


Simply Education is seeking passionate Sports Coaches to work in our SEND and SEMH settings across Cheshire. As a Sports Coach you will be responsible for building rapport and inspiring students to reengage with their learning. It is important to note that our students have not had the conventional school experience so thinking on your feet and being adaptable and versatile in your role is essential.

The role itself will include a combination of general Teaching assistant duties with an element of sports on specific days. You will be responsible for supporting students on a 1:1 basis or as part of a small group. Due to consistency for our students being a priority you must be able to commit to a full-time role Monday – Friday, 8:30 – 3:30.

Our students do have varied special educational needs including Autism and ADHD. As a result, there can be rare incidences of behaviour when our students become overwhelmed. Therefore, it is important that you are patient, empathetic and nurturing in your approach. Successful candidates must be resilient and understanding of students arising needs.


Key Responsibilities:

- Work with the students' Teacher to deliver high-quality bespoke learning opportunities that focus on the students' interests and vocational studies, as well as functional skills in English and Maths.

- Support the students to become re-engaged with their learning.

- Model and promote high behaviour expectations.

- Communicate effectively and build rapport and common interests with the students to inspire and motivate them.

- Work closely with the students' Teacher to Prepare the students for life beyond school.


Key Requirements:

- An understanding of working with students who have Autism.

- Knowledge and understanding of vocational education.

- Strong communication skills.

- Resilience and the ability to model and promote high behaviour expectations.

- Ability to inspire and motivate students.

- Willingness to learn new skills and techniques.

- Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

- Driving license and access to own transport is desirable.


The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:

-Your own dedicated consultant who will support, advise, and guide you through the registration process.

-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 Teaching Assistant and Behaviour management. All our courses are completely free and will help you to upskill your 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.

-£75 referral scheme - If you refer a friend to us both you and your friend will receive a £75 bonus following the successful completion of 10 days.


If you are a passionate, enthusiastic Sports Coach who is committed to supporting students who have become disconnected with their learning, please apply today.


If you are interested in this Sports Coach position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.  Alternatively, for an informal chat about the Sports Coach role please contact Emma Bloore, SEND Recruitment Consultant 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. 



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