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Sports Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Sports Graduate Teaching Assistant - York

Job Type: Sports Graduate Teaching Assistant & Behaviour Assistant
Salary: Base Rate of Pay GBP10 per hour; GBP65-GBP75 per day
Hours: Full-Time or Part Time (temporary through Supply)
Location: Fulford, York and surrounding areas

Teaching Personnel is the UK’s Education Agency market leaders. We support mainstream Primary and Secondary Schools, SEN Schools and Provisions and Alternative Provisions. We are experiencing an increasing demand for PE Cover Supervisors to cover for PE teachers and support pupils with challenging behaviour, using sport as a tool for engagement. On a day-to-day and long term basis, sports under-graduates as well as graduates are in high demand.

There is the opportunity to work as a 1:1 teaching assistant if you’re a sports graduate or a qualified sports coach and enjoy working with children with challenging behaviour. 1:1 teaching assistant positions are usually full-time and longer-term and involve building strong relationships with a single pupil with an EHCP in place.

One of Teaching Personnel’s client Schools cater for students unable to access, or excluded from mainstream School. We are seeking to appoint a number of sports experience and qualified coaches, to work as a PE Cover Supervisor or Teaching Assistant. We have found that candidates with sports backgrounds make an excellent behavioural assistant, which is why we can offer behavioural work as well as PE.

Because we are PE & SEMH specialists, you will receive an unrivalled professional development programme and we are always on the end of a phone should you need advice at any time.

The Role:

  • Cover day to day bookings and long term positions when regular PE staff are absent due to illness or courses.
  • To supervise basic games type activities in PE lessons in alternative provisions and secondary schools.
  • To cover for general classroom lessons when required (optional).
  • 1:1 teaching assistant for pupil with behavioural issues.
  • The ability to engage all of the children involved in your lesson.


  • To complete a trial day at the School, in order to be inducted.
  • Commit yourself to the ongoing professional development of your skills and knowledge.
  • To be person centred in all aspects of your role.


  • Unrivalled professional development courses, such as Child Psychology, Autism Awareness, NASEN and Team Teach.
  • Relevant, well-paid experience for under-graduates from GBP10 per hour.
  • An ideal opportunity for PGCE and graduates to gain invaluable experience.
  • Recommend a Friend Bonus of GBP50 per referral*.
  • Access to the Future Teachers Programme for Graduates considering a career in teaching.

To apply, please call Kerry Fowler on 01482 908020 or send your up to date CV through the application link. Alternatively, please register your details online by visiting www.teachingpersonnel.com

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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