Sports Coach

Posted 2 months ago by Twenty 4 Seven
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Sports Coach – Coventry

Location: Coventry

School: Secondary

Start Date: January

Contract: Ongoing – Full-Time

Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm

Pay Rate: £80-100 per day

We are urgently looking for a passionate and hard-working Sports Coach for a secondary school in Coventry to join their team, starting in January on an ongoing basis.

You MUST be able to commute to Coventry on a regular basis!

To plan, deliver and monitor a coordinated programme of high quality, professional coaching that is progressive and reflective of the needs of pupils, and supports the aim of increasing participation in PE and school sport by all children at the school.

General Duties:

·        To prepare and implement well-structured and progressive coaching programmes, under the direction of the Curriculum Leader for PE, ensuring a high quality, enjoyable coaching experience centred on the needs of pupils and of the school.

·        To support the PE team with the day-to-day running of the department, fixtures, lessons and sports events, including House competitions.

·        To deliver coaching in a range of physical activities alongside teachers within the school curriculum and to have a focus on out of school hours learning.

·        To be positive role model and advocate for sport, creating a positive and fun environment in which to motivate and encourage children to participate in sport and physical activity.

·        To take positive steps to identify and overcome barriers to participation amongst all pupils, including those with physical disabilities, prioritising access and inclusion.

Ideal Candidate will:

·        Sports coaching qualifications in one or a number of sports disciplines (desired but not essential).

·        Experience working with young people (in a school setting is desirable)

·        Has a good understanding of Performance Development

·        Know how to use skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT to support their teaching and wider professional activities.

·        A desire and willingness to make a full contribution to the School’s enrichment and extra-curricular programme

·        A desire and willingness to act as a role model and ‘Character Mentor’ and to deliver outstanding lessons

·        Experience of adhering and contributing to Educational Health Care Plans (EHCP), Annual Reviews and Behaviour Support Plans

·        Experience of using communication aids such as British Sign Language, Makaton or PECS is advantageous but not essential

·        Enhanced DBS registered or willing to acquire a new certificate

·        Can effectively manage behaviour using positive behaviour strategies

·        The ability to tailor their skills to meet the needs of each individual child

·        Will be kind, caring and patient when dealing with children who require specialist support


What to do next?

Register your interest with Twenty4Seven Education today by contacting Elle/Charlie from our Birmingham office on 0121 817 0400 or e-mail an up-to-date CV to

Key Benefits of working with Twenty4Seven Education:

·        Competitive rates of pay

·        Your own dedicated and friendly consultant who is available 24/7

·        FREE Safeguarding Training

·        £100 For All Referral Scheme

·        Early notification of Training/Courses/Workshops

·        FREE or heavily discounted CPD Courses (Level 2 TA Course, BSL Certification, Mental Wellbeing of Children Certification and Paediatric First Aid Course)

·        Minimal Administration

Twenty4Seven Education provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. As members of the REC Twenty4Seven Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.