Sports TA and Sports Centre Assistant

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As a Sports TA and Sports Centre Assistant for this thriving and expanding Sixth Form College, you’ll be joining an exceptional institution with outstanding examination results in a fantastic working environment. Sports TA and Sports Centre Assistant 37 hours, term time, of which up to 14 hours will be all year round for sports centre working Bexhill-on-Sea TN40 2JG 18,539 per annum pro rata Our client, a Sixth Form College in Bexhill, East Sussex is looking for a Sports TA and Sports Centre Assistant who will also work in their Sports Centre. A Level 2 football coaching qualification would be an advantage to support the coaching in the football academy. The post will require working some evening and weekend work. Full time, all year round would be considered for an exceptional candidate. The role: You will provide high quality, efficient technical support for the Sports Area. You will work individually and as part of a team, supporting students who need additional support. Your responsibilities will include: To provide a high quality, well managed and efficient teaching assistance and technical support for the sports area. To work in the classroom/other sports delivery areas to provide assistance to specific groups of students. To act as cover supervisors in the absence of teaching staff. To work in the Sports Centre as required. As part of this role, you will be required to Actively assist teaching staff in the delivery of educational work programmes. Actively assist students with their programmes of study. Work flexibly to meet the needs of students and the pattern of the College year. If qualified to Level 2, support the delivery of the football academy. General Sports Centre duties. Essential Skills and Qualifications Ability to work within a team of staff and ensure that agreed procedures are followed. Ability to develop different ways to support learning for students with differing needs. Confidence to supervise a work independently including supervising a class as required. Ability to work on own initiative. Firm approach to discipline. Confidence in completing records and following administrative systems. Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals. A willingness to accompany students on a variety of visits and trips. Be First Aid qualified or be willing to train. An ability to respond flexibly to new challenges and opportunities. Able to undertake training required for the post including mini bus training if appropriate. Desirable Skills and Qualifications Educated to at least Level 4/degree level in area relevant to the College curriculum offer. Hold a level 2 football coaching qualification. Knowledge of the post 16 curriculum. An understanding of issues relating to teaching and learning in further education. Experience of working with young adults. Personal Specification Commitment to education and the value of learning. Self-motivated with high personal standards. An ability to work well as an individual and as a member of a team. An empathy with post 16 students and the ethos of the college. A commitment to equal opportunities and awareness of the needs and sensitivities of students from a range of cultural backgrounds and/or disabilities. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Enthusiasm and a commitment to provide quality learning. ICT literate. You will be expected to follow college policy in the management of Health and Safety in all aspects of your work, including a pro-active approach to Risk Assessment for all your duties. You’ll follow good practice and college policy in all aspects of the work and in the management of staff and resources. You will show an awareness of, and compliance with Health & Safety and Equal Opportunities. The successful candidates will be required to possess an enhanced DBS certificate to be employed at the College. The College reserves the right to interview and appoint early if a suitable candidate applies. How to apply for the Sports TA and Sports Centre Assistant role: If you have the skills and experience required for this role, click “apply” today and  check your inbox for an email providing more information  on how to tailor your application or provide any other supporting documents. You must be eligible to work in the UK. Other suitable skills and experience includes BTEC sports tutor, teacher of sport, sports teacher, football tutor, PE teacher, P.E. Teacher, sports instructor, football coach, sports coach, football instructor, sports and fitness tutor, personal trainer, fitness instructor