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PE and Sports Coach Apprentice

City Academy Birmingham
23 Langley Walk, Ladywood, Birmingham, B15 2EF
£10,296.00 to £20,319.00 annually
Closing date
24 Jun 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

School Sport Coaches design and deliver coaching and PE education sessions/programmes that focus on the acceleration of sustainable mastery of children's psychomotor skills and wider physical education standards. The nature of roles and responsibilities for this role may include:
  • Working directly with pupils in the 11-16 age group
  • Working collaboratively with a wide range of partner organisations and industry specialists
  • Planning and delivering programmes of activity for pupils, families and communities
  • Performing physical activity and fundamental movement skills baseline and impact assessments of children
  • Supporting the delivery of high quality and inclusive PE lessons to pupils in schools in line with the requirements of national curriculum for PE and the profile of needs across the pupil population
  • Delivering an exciting extracurricular sports and activity programme including lunchtime activities in schools / communities / leisure facilities
  • Delivering provision to enhance the mental health, self-esteem and wellbeing of service users
  • Increasing the use of facilities and venues by external stakeholders as a means to generate revenue and community engagement
  • Supporting competitive sports events
  • Coordinating sports and physical activity related project
  • Safeguard children at all times
  • Contribute to the overall ethos and working values of the school
  • Contribute to raising standards by ensuring high expectations are shared with children
  • Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety, by complying with good H&S practice
  • Support the teachers and coach in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate
  • Attend training sessions as required for CPD purposes

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
  • Level 4 School Sports Coach Apprenticeship Standard
  • Sector specific CPD, such as;
    • Supporting the PE curriculum
    • Behaviour Management
    • Practical PE Curriculum
    • Gymnastics
    • Dance
    • Safeguarding / Prevent
    • Mental Health and Wellbeing
    • Lettings and Facilities Management training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We will support you in your personal development by providing you with the underpinning knowledge, skills and experience for the following:
  • Careers within the Sport Coaching industry
  • Careers within the Education sector including Behaviour and Learning Mentors, Teaching Assistants and Primary Teaching
  • Potential further employment with the employer
  • Opportunity for further education
  • Candidates successfully achieving this apprenticeship will be eligible to apply for membership with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) as a Practitioner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential

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