PE Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Date Posted: 26 Mar 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£87.45 - £101.25 per day
  1. Long-term

PE Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Exciting Opportunity for PE Teaching Assistant!

Are you passionate about physical education and eager to make a difference in children's lives? We have the perfect opportunity for you! A vibrant primary school in South Sheffield is seeking a dedicated PE Teaching Assistant to join their dynamic team, covering a maternity leave from EYFS to Year 6.

About the Role:

  • Position: PE Teaching Assistant
  • Year Groups: You will work with all year groups, from Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) to Year 6, assisting in planning and delivering engaging PE lessons.
  • Responsibilities: You will support the PE curriculum, helping to plan and deliver lessons that promote physical activity and healthy living. Additionally, you may be asked to lead groups of children during activities.
  • Experience: Ideally, you will have experience as a sports coach, Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA), or cover supervisor, with a passion for working with children across different age groups.
  • Aspiring PE Teacher: This role presents an ideal opportunity for an aspiring PE teacher to gain valuable experience and insight into the field, preparing you for future career progression.


  • Passion: Demonstrate enthusiasm for physical education and a commitment to promoting health and well-being among students.
  • Experience: Previous experience working with children in a sports coaching or teaching assistant capacity is desirable.
  • Flexibility: Be adaptable and willing to work with children of varying ages and abilities, fostering a positive learning environment for all.
  • Qualifications: While not essential, qualifications related to sports coaching or teaching support (e.g., HLTA status) would be advantageous.


  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
  • Term: Fixed-term contract for at least 6 months (potentially longer) covering a maternity leave, providing stability and continuity for both staff and students.

Why Join Us:

  • Dynamic Environment: Become part of a friendly and supportive school community dedicated to fostering the holistic development of every child.
  • Professional Development: Gain valuable experience and skills in a diverse range of teaching and coaching activities, preparing you for future career opportunities.
  • Impact: Make a meaningful difference in children's lives by promoting physical activity, confidence, and teamwork through engaging PE lessons.

Don't miss this chance to embark on an exciting journey as a PE Teaching Assistant, supporting the well-being and development of young learners in South Sheffield. Apply now to join our dedicated team and inspire the next generation of athletes and active individuals!

Shape the future of physical education at our vibrant primary school in South Sheffield!

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