Sports Coaches/Graduates

Bath, Somerset
MEBJN -042021-323576_1621584003
Date Posted:21 May 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Daily supply

Sports Coaches/Graduates

Bath, Somerset

Are you a recent sports graduate or a sport coach? Have you got experience of working with young people in a sports capacity? If "yes", we would be really interested in talking to you as soon as possible! We are looking to recruit Sports Coaches or Sports graduates to join our Team of Supply Teaching Assistants in Bath. We are working closely with many schools in Bristol who are seeking Teaching assistants who are/were Sports graduates or students with experience of working with young people.

This type of work will be a great opportunity for Sports graduates or Sports Coaches to use their academic and sports knowledge on motivation and experience of working with young people in an Education setting. You will have the opportunity to work on a 1:1 or group setting with young people with Special Educational needs and support their learning and emotional well-being as a learning support assistant.

This type of supply work will involve 1:1 intervention session as well as supporting pupils in class as a Teaching Assistant. However, the role of a teaching assistant will not always or at all involve using sports or sports activities. The ability to use the skills of a Sports Coach i.e train, teach, coach and mentor are highly desirable by our schools. To be suitable for the Teaching assistant roles as a sports coach, we are looking you to

- Hold a Sports Coach training or Degree in relation to Sports, Coaching, Sports Psychology.

- Be willing to perform duties that are not related to Sports only.

- Be available minimum once a week to work between 0830-1530 in a school settings. (However, we can be flexible when you have competitions, or matches)

Highly Desirable skills and attributes are:

- Understanding and experience of supporting/teaching young people with Mental Health issues, learning difficulties or additional needs

- Teaching/coaching Sports at after-school clubs

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent: Minimum 65 GBP per day for support roles and 110 for teaching positions.
*More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this exciting opportunity, you will need to:

Be available part-time

Have ability to manage challenging behaviour

Must have Sports background

*Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*Have a CV covering at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

To apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Bristol office on 01173017578, or We are still working our usual working hours and happy to chat to you about this role and others and help you find additional work once schools re-open.

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates and employees come first. We have the very best people to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. We have more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, a brilliant referral bonus, full interview preparation, help with lesson planning, online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability and plenty more benefits by registering with Tradewind. Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching teachers and support staff with their dream job, and help primary, secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 12 offices in the UK.

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