Sports Coach

Employer
Randstad Education
Location
Blackpool, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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Are you looking for a route into teaching and the education sector? Would you like to gain valid experience in several schools prior to committing to a long term/permanent teaching role? Then a cover supervisor teaching position may be for you!

Sports Coaches have transferable skills and experience, making a career as a Cover Supervisor a rewarding choice.

We work closely with a large number of secondary schools and academy trusts located in and around Blackpool, and help them cover planned and unplanned staff absences. Some bookings will be made in advance and others may be at short notice.

Job Responsibilities

You would be required to distribute preset work to the class and collect the work in at the end and return to the department. In between the lesson start and finish time you would be expected to keep pupils on task by integrating with them, checking progress and managing behaviour in the classroom. You would also need to ensure that the safety of the classroom environment and of the pupils and enforce the school behaviour policy if required.

Preferred Skills

No formal teaching qualification is required but previous experience working with groups of children is an advantage. If you have experience in roles such as Sports coach, Scout/guide leader / Football team coaching/youth work/ambassador work at Uni, etc, this role would be perfect. If you are currently studying to teach this would also be an invaluable experience.

Personal Attributes

Although support from the permanent staff would always be available, you would need to be assertive and firm with the classes you supervise. Be able to diffuse any behavioural issues and maintain a positive learning environment by forging mutually respectful relationships with the pupils and other members of staff

Associated Benefits
  • Competitive daily pay rates
  • Weekly payment
  • Access to online discount app
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle
  • Experience within school environments
  • Refer a friend scheme with bonuses
  • Access to many job opportunities under one employer

Does this role sound like the next step for you?

We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools across Lancashire, so even if this job or location is not suitable, we would still like to hear from you regarding your relevant experience, as we may have other roles available in schools, temporary or permanent, short-or long-term, full or part-time, which may be a better match.

If your application is deemed suitable for this position a telephone interview will be offered in the first instance, to observe current social distancing measures. We will also guide you through online submission of your documents via our secure portal. All candidates will be required to undergo child protection and UK eligibility checks, and be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Randstad Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and require all applicants to share this commitment.
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