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Teaching Assistant in Sport and Exercise Science

07 Sep 2021
28 Sep 2021
Job Description
Sport and Exercise Science requires students to spend a significant amount of time undertaking seminar and practical activity.
Enthusiastic teaching assistants are required to provide support in timetables seminar and practical sessions in Sport and Exercise Science, working under the close supervision of academic staff and/or technicians in Sport, Outdoor and Exercise Science.
You will be expected to manage and deliver seminar and practical sessions within Sport and Exercise Science, including some or all of the following duties:
  • To manage timely arrival and registration of students, and maintain good class discipline;
  • To ensure that safe practices are always understood and followed;
  • To guide students in the use of laboratory/practical equipment, helping them to interpret and evaluate results;
  • To answer standard questions on the topic being studied.
The module leader will provide clear instructions of the content of the session, and you will be provided with all teaching material.
Candidate and Skill Requirements:
Essential Criteria
  • First degree in Sport and Exercise Science or equivalent qualification or experience
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Self-confident
  • Patient and empathetic
  • Enthusiastic approach
Desirable Criteria
  • Previous experience of teaching and/or coaching
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • Knowledge of the education process
  • Experience of managing groups of students/athletes
  • Ability to interact with students on an individual and group basis, and to maintain student discipline
Working Hours and Length of Contract:
2021/2022 academic calendar
Working hours to be confirmed
Rate of Pay:
£12.11 per hour
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