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Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy - PE and School Sport Apprentice

Welsh Government
Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy Nebo Road Llanrwst Conwy LL26 0SD
£7 Per Hour
Closing date
6 Oct 2022

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Apprenticeship, Advanced
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About the apprenticeship


Working in a successful Secondary school and acting as a great sporting role-model for our young people. You will organise and run safe and enjoyable activities at lunchtimes, support teachers delivering PE and run after school sport activities.
We are looking for a Sports Coaching Apprentice to become part of the team in our friendly, successful secondary school.
We want someone who:
• Will be a great sporting role-model for our children.
• Can organise and run safe, structured and enjoyable activities at breakfast clubs, breaks and lunchtimes.
• Will be able to support teachers while they deliver PE lessons.
• Can organise and run sport and fitness sessions after school for children of all ages and abilities.
• Support and lead on the YA scheme
• Support teachers with organising and maintaining equipment, following latest government guidance.
• Support PE staff with attendance at events, festivals and competitions.
• Provide knowledge of physical literacy approach embedded within PESSPA
• Encourage new whole school initiatives to improve ‘health and wellbeing' such as the ‘daily mile' and ‘road to Tokyo'.
• Work with 5x60 to offer a wide range of holistic sport and physical activity clubs
• Support feeder schools participation and transition to secondary school through sport and physical activity events and initiatives.



• Strong sporting background.
• Experience of coaching/working with children.
• Good organisational skills.
• Strong communication skills.


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

Level 2 Coaching Certificate / Equivalent


Welsh Spoken Skills: Yes Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Training provider:
Achieve More Training Ltd

Training provider course:
Level 3 NVQ Supporting PE and School Sport

About the employer

Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy
Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy
Nebo Road
LL26 0SD

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.

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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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