Sports Coaching Apprenticeship Upton Hall School FCJ

The ideal candidate will have a passion for coaching and have a general understanding of a variety of different sports, they will need determination, patience, and a supportive approach towards those you coach.

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday between the hours of 9am – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    12 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Sport plays a large part of school life at Upton Hall and we are excited to announce that we are looking to recruit a Sports Apprentice.

This is a diverse role with a variety of responsibilities. We are looking for someone who:

  • Will be a great sporting role-model for our students
  • Can confidently organise and manage activities during lunch and break times
  • Can support the team in organising and planning competitions and events
  • Has a love of sport
  • Will support with assessments and progress tracking (this will require a good level of ICT knowledge)
  • Has a good level of sporting knowledge
  • Someone who is specialised in a sport would be advantageous, for example; a Netball player, Footballer etc.

We are an excellent school and expect excellence from our staff. Please only apply if you are 100% committed to supporting the development of our students and our school.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

  • Desire to work with and inspire young adults.
  • Reliable. 
  • Hard working. 
  • Professional attitude.
  • Mature approach – able to recognise roles and boundaries within a school setting.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths. 
  • Level 2 qualification in sport/PE/activity leadership or equivalent.

Future prospects

This role could lead on to further employment as a Sports coordinator, Specialist Sports Coach or progression onto a high level qualification. Some candidates also go on to university (if they already hold relevant A-Level qualifications) to train as school teachers.

Things to consider

All applicants will be required to have an enhanced DBS check undertaken & approved before representing

About the employer

Upton Hall School FCJ is a Roman Catholic Grammar School for girls aged 11-18. Academic excellence is highly valued, with each pupil encouraged to develop her own talents to the best of her ability for her own sake and so that she can help to make the world a better place. As an FCJ school we have a distinctive ethos that shapes all that we do.


Upton Hall School FCJ


118 Heygarth Road


CH62 8AG

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Training provider

  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Physical Education and School Sport. 
  • Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning.
  • Opportunities to gain National Governing Body Coaching Awards.
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English Level 2. 
  • Plus opportunities to attend additional qualifications (such as first aid).

Apprenticeship framework

Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by J.M. EDUCATION LIMITED


Ella Hudson 0151 609 1193

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Closing date: 15 Oct 2017