Sports Graduate Teaching Assistant

Prospero Teaching
12 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Sports Graduate Teaching Assistant

Let’s get this straight…

You are a highly motivated, confident and fun person? Yes!

You have a passion to provide, engage and teach younger children? Yes!

You’re eager to assist with the teaching and learning of early year’s children? Yes!

Well, Prospero Teaching can help to secure your perfect role. We are currently working with a number of Primary Schools across the Oldham area. With a number of exciting opportunities for Graduate Teaching Assistants


Prospero Teaching are working on behalf of a “Good” client primary school in Oldham (OL8). We are looking to recruit a Sports graduate to work as Teaching Assistant with a group of identified pupils.

The position is to support a group of Key Stage 2 pupils who displays challenging behaviours and has significant barriers to learning.

The incoming Teaching assistant will initially start in May 2019 until the end of the academic with a view to being extended in September.

The Role:

•Work with a group of identified pupils

•Use your sports experience to enhance learning and support

•Have the skills and knowledge to support children with a range of needs

•Provide effective strategies through sport to promote positive attitudes to learning

•Ideal opportunity for students looking to gain paid experience before a PGCE in 2019

The Ideal Candidate:

•Natural ability to befriend the pupils while maintaining a professional attitude

•The willingness to provide an environment in which pupils can reach their full potential

•Energy and enthusiasm

•A professional approach to handling difficult situations


•Sports(BA Hons) degree (Or something similar)

•DBS (clean and relevant) – Can be obtained through Prospero Teaching

•Safeguarding certificate

•A committed and enthusiastic attitude to work

•Excellent communication skills and the ability to form new relationships

Specific primary schools in Oldham are adamant in supporting your development throughout and give you the relevant training and incentives for you to achieve the goals with teaching and education.

What we will offer you.

• Possible long term contract and role in contributing to the school.

• Dedicated staff who are committed to school improvement

• A highly supportive and proactive leadership team;

• A commitment to supporting your professional development to the next stage of your career.

If this Sport Teaching Assistant role appeals to you, or you are anyway interested in a career within teaching and education. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with Prospero Teaching by sending your CV to Nathan at the Manchester office.

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Prospero Teaching is the premier provider of Primary Teachers, Secondary Teachers and Support Staff to Schools, Colleges and Nurseries. Our clients include primary schools, secondary schools and special educational needs schools in London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy. If you require more information, please have a look at our website: https://(url removed)

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