What will the apprentice be doing?
Through training and mentoring, you will advance your skills and experience, learning school curriculum expectations and requirements, gaining the knowledge to teach and coach to exceptional standards.
This role requires someone already qualified to level 2 standard, passionate, creative, and ambitious, who is ready to nurture children and young adults to live healthy and active lifestyles.
This is a rare opportunity for a confident sports or dance enthusiast who is focused and committed to learning and developing.
Duties will include:
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
- Assist in the delivery of fun, engaging, and educational PE lessons
- Assist with the development and organisation of sport and physical activity projects
- Achieve development aims as dictated by your training schedule
Complete compulsory qualifications
Throughout the apprenticeship you will gain:
- Level 4 Sports Coach - School Coach Apprenticeship Standard
- Level 2 Certificate in Coaching (Sport & Physical Activity)
- First Aid
- Equality & Diversity
Apprenticeship training will be delivered by a Training Provider online. The sessions will be delivered bi-weekly for 2-3 hours.
Apprentices will be given 6 hours per week to focus on apprenticeship work, the other 29 hours per week will be dedicated to working with the employer to develop skills, knowledge and experience in the workplace.What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On completion of this apprenticeship there will be several exit routes designed to enhance your career:
- Employed as a full time sports coach
- Employed as a PE Teacher/Coordination within a school setting
- Employed as a School Sport Activator
- Level 5 Physical Education Specialism Qualification
Requirements and prospects Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness Qualifications
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4+) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Sport (Grade Pass) Desired Things to consider
We are looking to recruit a Level 4 Sports Coach Apprentice who is eager to develop a long-term career working in the sports and dance coaching industry and is looking to take their current coaching knowledge to the next level. Through training and mentoring, you will advance your skills and experience, learning school curriculum expectations and requirements, gaining the knowledge to teach and coach to exceptional standards. The position will require applicants to work a several school/sports sites, and so the ideal candidate will have their own transport or be willing to travel.