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Sports Coach, Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Salary: 10 per hour
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: Primary
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions are seeking to appoint a highly motivated PE Coach to work in local Primary schools on an on-going basis.  We are looking to recruit staff in the Cardiff area, to support schools with their cover.

This is an exciting opportunity for any individual, who has experience of working with groups of children and has a genuine passion for helping develop the sporting profile across the school, in line with the school curriculum.

We would require the successful applicant to be able to work as part of a team, have strong behaviour management strategies and be confident to adapt lesson plans within an indoor and outdoor environment.  

Working with New Directions’ new Enrichment Programme is a dynamic and rewarding opportunity to netwok with local schools and build positive working relationships. Alongside supporting schools in your locality, you will have the autonomy to manage your own diary.

New Directions fully support support our candidates and offer free continuious professional development (CPD) ensuring that we provide the best opporunities available.

Job Specification

Working as a coach can be a very rewarding, you will help support schools enrich the experience for their pupils. In your area of specialism, you will have a role in assisting pupils to realise their potential through the provision of instruction, advice, and encouragement.

You will be responsible for planning, organising, and delivering an appropriate range of activities and programmes of your subject specialism, in line with the national curriculum.

Our curriculum enrichment programme will allow you to support schools, with covering full classes in various year groups, delivering these key subjects and allow the teachers to have their planning, preparation, and assessment time.

Subject Specialists: –

Physical Education –Delivering various sports in line with the expectations of the school.
Creative Arts – Delivering engaging lessons, to meet the needs of the school, linking to the curriculum for creative arts.
Outdoor Learning– Delivering lessons for children to learn through discovery and experimentation, engaging them in fun environmental and adventurous activities.
Languages – Delivering a foundation for learning further languages including British sign language.
Mental Health and Wellbeing – Delivering lessons to allow children to make connections between their emotional and physical experiences.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide a positive environment for pupils to develop their learning in.
  • Deliver lessons that cater for all student ability ranges.
  • Maintain discipline and have strong classroom management skills.
  • Meet the school requirements for the assessment and recording of pupils’ development.
  • Coordinate lessons and resources within a specific area of the curriculum, supporting the school in the delivery of this specialist area.
  • Understanding changes and developments in the structure of the curriculum.
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately with staff, pupils, and wider community.
  • Communicate with the school, providing flexibility and willingness to adapt to the needs of the school.

A coach will have:

  • Experience managing groups of children under the age of 11
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • A passion for your subject specialism
  • A relevant training/qualification in one of the specific subjects
  • Be registered or willing to register with the EWC

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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