Sports Coach (SEMH)

Worcester, Worcestershire
£15.88 - £20.60 per hour + negotiable
Education, Secondary School, SEND
Full Time

Job Title: Sports Coach (SEMH)

Location: Worcester

Salary: £15.88 – £20.60 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

About the Role:

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Sports Coach to join the team at an SEMH Secondary school based in Worcester. As a Sports Coach, you will be responsible for delivering high-quality sports coaching to students who have Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high-quality sports coaching sessions to students with SEMH needs, ensuring that each session is tailored to meet individual needs and abilities.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress, providing feedback and support to students to help them achieve their goals
  • Work collaboratively with other members of staff to ensure that all students receive a well-rounded education that meets their academic, social, and emotional needs
  • Develop positive relationships with students, parents/carers, and other stakeholders, communicating regularly and effectively to build trust and understanding
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of school policies, procedures, and initiatives related to sports and physical education


  • A relevant degree or qualification in sports coaching, physical education, or a related field
  • At least 6 months of experience in a sports coaching role, ideally with experience of working with students with SEMH needs
  • Excellent knowledge of sports coaching techniques and methods, with the ability to adapt these to meet individual needs and abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and build positive relationships with students, parents/carers, and other stakeholders
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
  • An enhanced DBS on the update service or a willingness to get one through us

Why choose us?

  • £300 recommend a friend scheme*
  • Guaranteed Work Scheme
  • Competitive rates
  • Safeguarding course paid for by us
  • DBS application fee refund after 12 days through Monarch
  • No hidden fees

Accessibility: Easily accessible on Public Transport

Your application will be subject to an enhanced child only DBS and two educational references, so it is essential that you have previous experience of working in an Education Setting.

If you consider yourself to be the ideal candidate for this position please contact us on 0121 272 8713 or via email at

Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.


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