What will the apprentice be doing?
Supporting pupils during daily lessons in class; organising PE sessions for all children (Reception to Year 6); working alongside the PE subject leader to maintain and enhance PE provision in the school; organise lunchtime and possible after school sports activities.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Support the provision of high-quality sports coaching during and after school
- Involve all children in physical education and adapting lessons to children with different abilities
- Give feedback to students on performance and help them to improve techniques and understanding
- Improve links with other local schools and partners to help with competitive sport and physical activity provision
- Utilise and collaborate with industry-wide support networks and internal team. members to ensure the most effective coaching services are delivered to participants.
- Increase physical activity levels within the school (both pupils and staff)
- Increase physical activity during break and lunchtimes
- Assist with the improvement of staff development within the area of PE and school sport
- Support the PE Coordinator regarding intra and inter school events
- Assist the school in its day to day duties (support classroom activities and the school environment)
- Plan fun, engaging coaching activities, sessions and programmes in a safe environment
- Managing coursework set the Apprenticeship
- Develop and update own coaching philosophy and strategies through professional practice, continuous development and self-review
- Develop and implement evidence-based, progressive coaching systems that comply with all relevant and current legislation, statutory guidance, sector standards and codes
- Use up-to-date knowledge of wider issues affecting the coaching environment to proactively influence best practice across the coaching team
- Promote holistic wellbeing within coaching practice to control/contain stressors experienced by participants in the coaching environment
- Maintain up-to-date knowledge of education standards, trends, frameworks, paradigms and contemporary influences
- Deliver appropriate coaching pedagogies and processes that align to national physical education curriculum and considers the school context, category, culture, strategies and regulatory constraints
L4 Apprenticeship Standard in Sports Coach
Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths (if required)
End-Point Assessment (EPA):
- Work based project and presentation with questioning
- Practical observation with questioning
- Professional discussion underpinned by a portfolio
- You will need to be able to attend a training course at Loughborough College starting on Monday 1st August 2022 for 3 weeks Monday to Friday. (Please ensure you are able to travel before applying)
- Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
- Diarised visits from dedicated Trainer/Assessor
Attendance to Loughborough College for Functional Skills (if required)What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Possibility for employment at the school after succesful completion of the Apprenticeship.
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Sport Related Qualification (BTEC, etc at Level 3) (Grade Pass) Essential Things to consider
You will be employed to work with children full time in a school as a member of staff, not a student. Any offer of Apprenticeship will be subject to a full DBS and Satisfactory References. Additional training may take place at Loughborough College to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College has the right to close this vacancy before the end date.