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Sports Graduate - Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£83.50 - 95.00 per day


Temporary | Full Time



Exciting Opportunity: Sports Graduate Transitioning to Primary Teaching Assistant

Are you a passionate sports graduate looking to make a difference in children's lives? Do you thrive in dynamic environments and have a keen interest in education? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

Role Overview:

As a Primary Teaching Assistant with a focus on sports, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the educational and physical development of primary school students. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting classroom teachers in delivering engaging lessons, with a particular focus on incorporating sports and physical activities into the curriculum.
  • Providing one-to-one or small group support for students, including those with special educational needs, to ensure their academic and social progression.
  • Organizing and leading sports sessions and extracurricular activities to promote physical fitness, teamwork, and healthy competition among students.
  • Collaborating with colleagues to plan and implement sports-related events, such as sports days, tournaments, and fitness challenges.


  • A degree in Sports Science, Physical Education, or a related field.
  • Passion for working with children and supporting their holistic development.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate young learners.
  • Adaptability and resilience to thrive in a fast-paced school environment.
  • Previous experience working with children or coaching sports teams is advantageous.


  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience in the education sector and make a positive impact on young lives.
  • Supportive environment with opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about combining your passion for sports with a rewarding career in education, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV through Teaching Personnel's website or call us at 01482908010.

Don't miss this chance to embark on an exciting journey as a Primary Teaching Assistant 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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