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Ysgol Harri Tudur - PE & School Sport Student Support and Pastoral Coach Apprentice

Welsh Government
Ysgol Harri Tudur Ysgol Harri Tudur Bush, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire SA71 4RL
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Closing date
10 Oct 2022

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About the apprenticeship


The role of Intervention Support Officer involves providing a core support function across a wide range of interventions and activities.
To provide an effective and flexible approach to supporting learner wellbeing abd academic achievement in line with school protocols and procedures.

The aim is to help young people to enjoy their school life journey that is healthier, safer and successful through sport and physical activity participation.
To engage young people from lower socio-economic groups through sport and physical activity at the right time, in the right place and in the right style that supports well-being and academic achievement.
Undertake a recognised/relevant qualification such as City and Guilds 1st 4Sport NVQ Level 3 PE & School Sport apprentivceship course . Three hours per week will be allocated in school time to support the completion of any module work towards their apprenticeship course.

The successful candidate would be expected to start in September and monitor pupil wellbeing and undertake intervention work with individuals and small groups to improve attainment, conduct, resilience and attendance.

This will involve working with children whose behaviour and disaffection have a significant impact on their attainment.

They will therefore support the ethos of the school, and improve pupil progress and achievement by helping to minimise barriers to learning and maximise pupil participation.

Additional information

• Undertake a recognised/relevant qualification such as City and Guilds 1st 4Sport NVQ Level 3 PE & School Sport apprenticeship course.
• Should be able to demonstrate a reasonable standard of education with proficiency in literacy and numeracy to a GCSE C grade level in English and Maths or above.
• All applicants should also have experience of working with or caring for children of relevant age in either a paid, voluntary or domestic environment and will need to be able to show an interest in children's development and a wide range of issues concerning their education and welfare.
• An ability to relate well to both children and adults.
• The ability to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.



• Experience and Job-Related Aptitudes
• Experience in working with young people in an education setting
• Understanding of Restorative Justice approaches and strategies
• Experience in positive behaviour management approaches
• Ability to engage and motivate learners
• A genuine commitment to improving life chances for young people
• Professional integrity and high expectations
• Willingness to work hard and go the extra mile for young people
• Warmth, sensitivity and a good sense of humour
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of people including parents, students, school staff and professionals outside of the school setting
• Experience in Emotional Literacy strategies
• An understanding of BESd support strategies
• An understanding of ASD support strategies
• Specific qualifications in the field of emotional literacy support or emotions coaching.
• Appropriate knowledge of general first aid.
• Basic understanding and use of technology i.e. computer, video, photocopier.
• Evidence of working constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these.
• The ability to speak Welsh is highly desirable


Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Achieve More Training Ltd

Training provider course:
1st 4Sport NVQ Level 3 PE & School Sport Apprenticeship Course

About the employer

Ysgol Harri Tudur
Ysgol Harri Tudur
SA71 4RL

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements



Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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