Sports Coach - Cover Supervisor

Location: Sunderland
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Cover Supervisors
Reference: PE11344961
Salary: PAYE (pay as you earn)
Job Published: 20 days ago

Are you a Sports Coach? Do you want to work in schools in Sunderland? Do you want flexible work to fit around other commitments?
Protocol Education are recruiting for Sports Coaches to work in schools in Sunderland.

What will you do?
You will be working in schools in Sunderland as a cover supervisor including in and around Washington, Hetton, Ashbrooke and Roker. As a cover supervisor you will cover the class in the absence of the teacher. All the work will be planned and set for you by the class teacher. You will be responsible for the safety and behaviour management of the children in the class. Children will be aged between 11-16. You will ensure the class is on track with the work that has been set by the class teacher. You will cover classes across the curriculum. Although you will often cover PE lessons, you will also provide cover in a range of subjects as required by the school.

Why do we want you?

Sports coaches have a range of transferable skills. You may have delivered coaching sessions to a large group of children or adults. You are a team player and therefore able to support the school in its moment of need. You are experienced in ensuring groups of children or adults are safe in their learning environment.

What are the benefits?

Work is available on both a long term and ad-hoc basis. This is fantastic paid experience for those hoping to go on into a career in teaching. It also makes a brilliant addition to any ITT/SCITT or PGCE application you might be doing. Work is available throughout Sunderland and is easily accessible for both drivers and those on public transport.

What do you need to do now?

If you are a sports coach looking for work in Sunderland then apply today.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see protocol-education.com/FAQs for further details.


All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.


Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We also offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers, if your certificates are not within the last 12 months.  All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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