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Sports Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£70 - 85 per day


Temporary | Full Time



Teaching Personnel are recruiting for Sports Graduates, to take on the role of Sports Assistants in Secondary Schools in Preston, Lancashire for the spring/summer term 2023.

Flexible contracts are available depending on candidate availability, with exact work patterns being agreed at interviews.

Job purpose:

To support the sports department in the delivery of an outstanding sporting programme. The successful candidates should be able to show a high level of competence and ability in coaching one or more of the schools focus sports: football, netball, cricket, or swimming.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in the delivery of coaching of games lessons and the sporting co-curricular programme.
  • Assist in the delivery of core PE, games, and swimming lessons.
  • Assist in department administration as directed by the Director or Sport.
  • Coaching, scoring, refereeing, or umpiring fixtures.

The post is suitable for candidates who are talented and passionate all-round sportspeople who wish to develop their coaching or become a PE teacher. The successful candidates will ideally possess high skill levels and knowledge of at least one of the school’s focus sports, and be hard-working, reliable individuals.

All secondary schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for an Enhanced Disclosure.

What next?

If you are a recent Sports Graduate seeking a career in the education sector, please click the link below to apply directly or contact Hayley at the Secondary Branch to find out more about Teaching Personnel.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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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