Sports Coach – Bournemouth
Prospero Teaching
Bournemouth, Poole, New Forest, Ringwood, Christchurch, New Milton, New Milton, UK
3d ago


Prospero Teaching are looking for sports coaches in the Bournemouth & Dorset area. The role will be working with children who are in an alternative provision school, some of them may suffer from BESD (Behavioural, Emotional, and Social Disorder.

The job will be split between helping the children in the classroom & also helping / running sports sessions for them.

This will be ideal for individuals who enjoy working with children with challenging behaviour. Due to the nature of the school, class sizes are smaller, often around 10 students per group.

We welcome applicants with the relevant sports experience and qualifications to work as a Sports Coach, which includes applicants with sports coaching badges and sports degrees.

The position may suit candidates who seek a career in PE teaching & want to get experience before going into education or sports coaches who wish to further their skills.


  • Location Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Position Behaviour Specialist / Sports Coach
  • Type of work Behaviour Teaching Assistant / Coaching
  • Contract or position start date January 2021 / ASAP
  • Duration / Likely Duration Year Contract
  • Contract or position end date (if applicable) Ongoing
  • Contract type (temp / perm / temp to perm) Temporary
  • Full time / part time Full time
  • Minimum rate of pay £65
  • Hours 8 : 30 am 3 : 30 pm

  • Drive and determination for pupil development while maintaining high expectations of achievement.
  • Empathy and caring nature while dealing with sensitive scenarios.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with staff, pupils and parents.
  • Show adaptability and pro-activeness while under pressure.
  • Be confident to develop pupils socially, emotionally and behaviorally.
  • Experience working in a BESD environment along with a strong knowledge of SEND requirements.

  • Hold Right to Work in the UK
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
  • Provide two professional child related references

    If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    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.

    Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate :

  • Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management
  • In-house Training and Development Team
  • If you know someone who would be interested in this or other positions check out our Refer a Friend scheme

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