Teaching and Learning Support Assistant/Sports Coach

Teaching and Learning Support Assistant/Sports Coach

Salary Grade:                     Depending on experience; Grade 21-27 (£18,387- £21,915 actual), fixed term contract

Associate Staff Leadership Allowances of £1,200 per annum for leadership responsibilities for liaison with Marish Wizards Football Club (to be renewed annually)

Hours:                                  37 hours per week, Term Time only plus 5 Inset days

Responsible to:                Deputy Head teacher of Inclusion and Lead Learning Mentor/CP Officer; Director of Sports

Purpose of post:              You will be working as Learning Mentor during the morning and Sports Coach during the afternoon.

To work with a range of children across Marish Academy Trust, addressing the needs of those who need help to overcome barriers to learning both inside and outside the school, in order to achieve their full potential. Priority will be given to those who need the most help, especially those experiencing multiple disadvantages. The range of issues include:  punctuality, absence, bullying, challenging behaviour and abuse.

To assist with the running of After and Before School Club.  To maintain a safe and stimulating play environment and to assist with developing opportunities which encourage children’s social, physical, intellectual, creative and emotional development through play.

Use expertise and coaching skills to support the learning and development of pupils in PE but also across the curriculum.

To assist the teaching staff in the management of individuals and groups of pupils and work with pupils on  junior leadership or buddy training, and undertake some learning and behaviour mentoring work.

Alongside the academy leadership team and the Director of Sport and Community, to develop the Trust’s reputation as a centre of excellence for PE, leadership training and curriculum innovation and to support the showcasing of  this work as best practice with the aim of improving other schools locally and also with the intention of securing positive partnerships and sponsorship

Please apply at www.schoolshrcooperative.co.uk, or www.marishacademytrust.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 14 December 2018 noon or when sufficient applications received

Interviews date: to be advised

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the post early once we have received a sufficient number of applicants, so we advise you to submit your application early to prevent disappointment

Please ensure that all gaps in employment will be explained in your application, and all referees provided must be your Line Manager or the Headteacher.

CVs will not be accepted

All disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be invited to interview

The Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

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