HLTA Sports Lead

Location St Austell
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £22500 to £0
Contact name: Sian Davies

Contact email: sian.davies@opus-abc.uk
Job ref: 51825
Published: about 1 month ago
Startdate: 08/07/2022

Position: Sports Lead - HLTA

Location: St. Austell

Salary: £22,500 per annum - pro rata

Hours: 33.75 hours per week

Start Date: ASAP

The Role:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivational individual to work with colleagues as part of a professional team to support teaching and learning for pupils with SEND. The successful candidate will be learning activities for class groups in PE, sports & games, swimming and physical development. This may include inter-school or community sporting events. You would provide assistance to pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning, such as those with moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or behavioural, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities, and ensuring safeguarding of pupils.

The role involves a passion for and understanding of coaching both outdoor and indoor sporting activities/games and swimming linking to the PSHE curriculum, healthy schools award as well as the PE and physical development curriculum.

As a key member of staff you will work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist teachers in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. Also to supervise whole classes during the short-term absence of teachers and to cover PPA. A passion for supporting young people with complex learning, ASD and sensory needs is essential.

 

Main Purpose of the role:

• To work with colleagues as part of a professional team to support teaching and learning for pupils with SEND

 • Providing specialist PE, sports coaching, swimming support and learning activities for class groups.

 • Providing planning with assistance to pupils who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning, such as those with moderate, severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties and/or behavioural, social, communication, sensory or physical disabilities, and ensuring safeguarding of pupils.

• Supporting other support team members to upskill and enhance effectiveness across the school.

• To complement teachers' delivery of the curriculum and contribute to the development of other support staff, pupils and school policies and strategies.

 • To deliver and co-ordinate extra-curricular sport activity.

 • To work collaboratively with teaching staff and assist teachers in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. Also to supervise whole classes during PPA and/or during the short term absence of teachers.

 • To provide support for pupils, the teacher and the school in order to raise standards of achievement for all pupils utilising advanced levels of knowledge and skills when assisting with planning, monitoring, assessing and managing classes, and to encourage pupils to become independent learners, to provide support for their welfare, and to support the inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life.

 

In addition to a learning need, learners may also have other associated needs in:

• sensory or medical needs, (visual, hearing impairment, epilepsy, life limiting conditions etc.)

• emotional/social needs (including mental health needs)

• communication and interaction difficulties, (autistic spectrum conditions, speech and language difficulties)

• physical needs (e.g. mobility needs, physical disabilities, wheelchair users).

 

The successful applicant must:

• Have a minimum of two years' experience of working with children (either paid or unpaid capacity) preferably in an education setting.

• Hold relevant qualifications at a level equivalent to at least NQF Level 3.

• Demonstrate a detailed awareness, understanding and commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people at all times.

• Have an understanding of behaviour management strategies.

 

Working with us:

Established in 2014 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists we have built our business on our core values of honesty, integrity and excellence, by offering a unique mix of recruitment, supply, training and consultancy for the education sector.

We have worked hard to become one of the most reputable and reliable teaching agencies in the South West building close and long-standing relationships with client schools and multi academy trusts, and as the preferred recruitment partner of the Cornwall Association of Primary Heads it is no surprise that we are the most trusted teaching agencies in the South West.

We are committed to ensuring the safety of all children and promoting their welfare. We expect ALL our staff to adhere to this and show the same commitment when working within schools. All successful applicants will be subject to safeguarding checks and have an enhanced DBS check.