AK Teaching is seeking an energetic and dedicated Sports Coach with a passion for supporting students with special educational needs (SEN) to join our team as a Learning Support Assistant within SEN Schools. This role offers a unique opportunity for individuals with a background in sports coaching to contribute to the academic and personal development of students with diverse learning needs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in facilitating general classroom activities and providing support to students with SEN.
  • Utilise sports coaching skills and techniques to engage students and promote physical activity and well-being.
  • Collaborate with teaching staff to create inclusive learning environments tailored to individual student needs.
  • Support students with a range of special educational needs and challenging behaviours, including autism and ADHD.
  • Offer 1:1 support to students as needed, addressing specific learning goals and objectives.
  • Foster positive relationships with students, staff, and parents to enhance the overall learning experience.


  • Previous experience working with learners with autism, ADHD, and other special educational needs is advantageous.
  • Possess a fully enhanced DBS on the update service, or willingness to apply for a new one.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to adapt to diverse learning styles and needs.
  • Reliable and punctual, with a commitment to supporting students’ academic and personal development.
  • Flexible approach to work and willingness to assist with various classroom tasks beyond sports coaching duties.


  • Opportunity to work within a supportive SEN school environment dedicated to inclusive education.
  • Potential for permanent placement based on performance and suitability for the role.
  • Competitive pay rates and opportunities for professional development and training.

If you are a passionate Sports Coach looking to make a positive impact on the lives of students with special educational needs, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity. To apply, please submit your CV outlining your relevant experience and suitability for the role.


Join us in empowering students with diverse learning needs to achieve their full potential and thrive in their educational journey!



Work Level
Sports Coach
Employment Type
Learning Support Assistant
AK Teaching Limited
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