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Sport Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Job Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £60.00 - £80.00/day


Sports Graduate Teaching Assistant

Are you a highly motivated, confident and fun person?

Do you have a passion to provide, engage and teach younger children?

Are you eager to assist with the teaching and learning of children?

Prospero Teaching are working on behalf of a "Good" 3-form entry primary school based in Manchester (M14). We are looking to recruit a Sports graduate to work as a Teaching Assistant with a group of identified pupils. The position is to support a group of Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils who display challenging behaviours and have significant barriers to learning. The school consists of a high number EAL students, therefore experience of working with EAL students is desirable.

The incoming Teaching Assistant will initially start in September 2019 until the end of the academic year. Successful applicants will be subject to an initial trial day with the school.

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

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 Alex 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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