PE Schools Sports Apprentice


To support the school by providing a technician support service in the PE Department to all staff and students, meeting health and safety standards and the requirements of classes involved.

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Closing date: 06 Jul 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Wages explained
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

Working week

Term time only + 5 Inset Days – 37 hours per week Hours: 8.30am to 4.30 pm (4.00 pm on Friday) ½ hour unpaid lunch

Total hours per week: 37.00

Apprenticeship duration

12 months

Possible start date

01 Sep 2017

Date posted

14 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available


The current main areas of responsibility are as follows but all staff within school are expected to show flexibility in the reviewing of responsibilities to meet the school’s needs, which may change from time to time.

  • Assist with preparation of resources for lessons ensuring the PE facilities are available as required for students learning
  • Provide lesson support in the department under the direction of Line Manager and assist teaching staff with student supervision during practical work
  • Provide technical support and assistance where needed to teachers and students. Demonstrate, support and supervise students in the setting up and safe use of equipment.
  • Provide support to the department with extra-curricular activities as required
  • Assist the Head of PE in the setting of materials and equipment in the event of staff absences
  • To ensure the maintenance of a healthy and safe working environment by:
  • Maintaining a clean, safe and orderly working environment
  • Being responsible for the H & S in storing equipment safely

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willing and able to complete all learning and assessment requirements of the relevant framework
  • Able to establish good working relationships with staff, pupil’s parents and outside agencies

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Team player
  • Responsible
  • Enthusiastic
  • Good time management

Qualifications required

C Grades Or Equivalent or above preferred but not essential in English and Maths

Future prospects

It is hoped but not guaranteed that on successful completion of your apprenticeship that an offer of either a full time employment or progression in your apprenticeship will be offered.

Things to consider

DBS check will be required

About the employer

Southam College is an 11-18 school set in the heart of rural Warwickshire with 1643 students on roll, 298 of who are in the Sixth Form. As a result of our strong reputation, based upon outstanding achievement, wide ranging extracurricular opportunities and an ethos of support and care, the school continues to be oversubscribed. Our last Ofsted report (March 2014) graded the school as outstanding, building upon the outstanding report of 2011. We have used this accolade to spur us on to reaching even higher standards in everything that we do. This is inclusive of raising student achievement, providing a wider range of memorable experience and developing the quality of learning and teaching. In addition, we have continued to improve our facilities with the building of a new Science block and state of the art Music block.




Welsh Road West


CV47 0JW

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Training provider

  • NVQ level 2 In Activity Leadership.
  • Functional skills in Maths and English.

Apprenticeship framework

Activity Leadership

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Heart of England Training Ltd


Riv Monsell 07841 604085

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Closing date: 06 Jul 2017