Sports Graduate Teaching Assistant

Posted 07/01/2022 by Prospero Teaching

Manchester, Greater Manchester
£73.65 - £80/day

Sports Graduate Teaching Assistant

Are you a highly motivated, confident and fun person?
Do you have a passion to provide, engage and teach younger children?
Are you eager to assist with the teaching and learning of children?

Prospero Teaching are currently looking to recruit Sports graduates to work as a Teaching Assistant with groups of identified pupils for primary schools across South Manchester and Stockport. The roles will include supporting students in Key Stage 1 and 2 who display challenging behaviour and have significant barriers to learning.

Successful applicants will be subject to an initial trial day with the school.

The Role:

  • Work with a group of identified pupils
  • Use your sports experience to enhance learning and support
  • Have the skills and knowledge to support children with a range of needs
  • Provide effective strategies through sport to promote positive attitudes to learning
  • Ideal opportunity for students looking to gain paid experience before a PGCE in 2022

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Natural ability to befriend the pupils while maintaining a professional attitude
  • The willingness to provide an environment in which pupils can reach their full potential
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • A professional approach to handling difficult situations


  • Sports (BA Hons) degree (or something similar)
  • DBS (clean and relevant) - Can be obtained through Prospero Teaching
  • Safeguarding certificate
  • A committed and enthusiastic attitude to work
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to form new relationships

What we will offer you.

  • Possible long term contract and role in contributing to the school.
  • Dedicated staff who are committed to school improvement
  • A highly supportive and proactive leadership team;
  • A commitment to supporting your professional development to the next stage of your career.

If this Sport Teaching Assistant role appeals to you, or you are interested in a career within teaching and education, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Prospero Teaching by sending your CV to Alex at the Manchester office.

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Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy.

Start Date:
Contract Length:
July 2022
Job Reference:
Job ID:
Less than 10

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