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Sports Coach & 1-1 SEN Assistant

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Sports Coach & 1-1 SEN TA (Primary School)

As a Sports Coach & 1-1 SEN TA, you will be Teaching Sport in the mornings, and then you would be expected to work closely with an individual student, providing tailored support to help them succeed academically and develop important life skills in the afternoons. This is a unique and fulfilling opportunity to make a lasting difference in a student's life within a fantastic school in Houghton Regis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach a varierty of sports according to the Primary curriculum.
  • Work closely with a specific student/students, providing personalised learning support.
  • Assist with classroom activities and assignments to ensure the student's progress.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Help the students build self-confidence and develop important social skills.
  • Collaborate effectively with teaching staff, parents, and other support professionals.
  • Maintain regular communication to track and report on the student's progress.

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience coaching sport within education
  • Previous experience working with children, preferably in an educational or support role.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Empathy, patience, and a passion for helping students succeed.
  • The ability to adapt to the unique needs of the individual student.
  • A commitment to long-term, permanent employment.
  • Enhanced DBS clearance (or willingness to obtain one).


  • Chance to work within a well-regarded setting.
  • Competitive rates and perks are offered by Dunbar Education.
  • A supportive agency that provides prospects for advancing your professional growth.
  • Contribute positively to the educational and personal growth of students.

If this isn't what you are looking for, but are interested in hearing about other roles, then Dunbar Education would love to hear from you. We also pay £250 for any successful referrals. If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion

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