Level 4 School Sports Coach Apprenticeship

Wolverhampton Grammar School Ltd
Compton Road, Wolverhampton, WV3 9RB
Competitive salary
02 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
You will join a community that thrives on challenge and intellectual curiosity, one where your skills will continue to be developed with an individually prepared professional development plan.

The successful candidate will join a community of teachers who excel in delivering a personalised, individual learning experience. You will have access to a range of professional support services including HR, IT, Library Services, Marketing, Communications and Development.

Successful applicants will be employed towork under the direct instruction of teaching staff. The role will be likely to include the following:
  • Working directly with pupils across all key stages
  • Working collaboratively with a wide range of partner organisations
  • Delivery of PE lesson to pupils
  • Supporting the delivery of a rich&exciting extracurricular activity programme
  • Delivering lunchtime activities
  • Supporting pastoral teams to enhance the mental health, self-esteem and wellbeing of pupils
  • Educating pupils about healthy eating and healthy lifestyles choices
  • Encouraging the use of technology in PE and Sports with pupils and staff
  • Developing PE interventions for targeted pupils and those with SEND
  • Supporting staff across the schoolto deliver PE and sharing good practice to maximise quality of teaching and learning for PE / sports
  • Supporting competitive sports events at school, localand regional levels
  • Organising community events
  • Using social media as a mechanism of engagement and celebration of good practice.
  • 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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An excellent communicator
  • Well organised and adaptable
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Basic report writing
  • Confident undertaking basic maths and literacy tasks with groups of childrenbased on the current national curriculum requirements

Personal qualities

To be considered for the role we are looking for someone who is:
  • Passionate about working with children and young people
  • A positive role model
  • Interested in sport and physical activity
  • Passionate about teaching and learning
  • Driven to achieve high levels of performance at all times
  • Enthusiastic
  • An excellent communicator
  • Well organised and adaptable
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Able to use their initiative
  • A positive attitude and flexible approach
  • A good team player
  • Able to adapt approach to meet needs of the children
  • Determined and committed to learn and succeed
  • Committed to the safeguarding of children
  • Experienced in coaching hockey or netball
  • Experienced in playing hockey or netball
  • Experienced in working with young people

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum Level2qualification in a relevant field
  • Level 2 NGB Qualification (Desirable)
  • Competent in literacy and numeracy to Level 2

Future prospects

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 & Learning Mentors, Teaching Assistants andPrimary 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.

Things to consider

The successful applicant will receive:
  • An allocated mentor
  • Access to school training
  • Access to apprenticeship training delivered by Aspire Training Solutions (as outlined above)
  • Allocated learning hours within the working week

Wolverhampton Grammar Schoolis committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work in our schoolsis expected to share this commitment. Therefore, thispositionis subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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