School Sports Apprentice Redruth School
A secondary school in the Redruth area are keen to appoint a ‘PE & School Sport Apprentice’ to assist in the delivery of secondary school PE lessons and extra-curricular activities.
Closing date: 09 Oct 2017
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).
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
16 Oct 2017
11 Jul 2017
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
- The successful applicant will be required to take on varied roles and duties which will include working with pupils under the guidance of the teacher to maximize pupil progress. This may be with individuals or small groups where you will be helping to motivate and inspire pupils to develop a lifelong passion for physical activity.
- You will be looking after all sports equipment and ensure it is fit for use, in the right place and in good order and at request of teaching staff you will be asked to put out/up equipment required for a lesson. Alongside this you will be assisting in the coordination of school sports fixtures and developing the provision of lunchtime and after school sports clubs.
- You will be expected to maintain all sports equipment so there is sufficient resources for all lessons and pupils and will be officiating at school sports events and assisting in the facilitation of competitions between local schools.
Please note that some additional administrative duties and a degree of flexibility will be required as part of this role.
Requirements and prospects
Experience of working within a sporting or educational context would be advantageous, however a determination to see young people succeed is of the utmost importance. Strong organisational, communication and team work skills will form a key element of the position, with the successful candidate anticipated to regularly utilise their skills in forward planning and initiative.
An ability to motivate and inspire young people in striving toward their full potential will form an essential part of this role, with the ability to plan and adapt coaching sessions to keep them fun, engaging and exciting being of paramount importance. Individuals with National Governing Body (NGB) qualifications are sought, however further training can be provided in this area for the right candidate.
The successful applicant will be an outgoing, charismatic and innovative individual who has a natural infinity in engaging and enthusing students across the school. Flexibility, good timekeeping and an optimistic approach will all be traits sought in candidates who can act as a professional role model at all times.
This role will suit an individual who is organised and hard working, as they work to support all areas of the PE Department. Outstanding communication skills will form a key part of this role in developing strong working relationships with parents, schools and other external partners.
No formal qualifications are required as full training will be provided. It would however be advantageous for the successful applicant to have an interest in the sport and education sectors, in addition to previous coaching experience or activity leadership.
About the employer
The Apprenticeship in Physical Education and School Sport includes:
◾Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (QCF)
◾Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School Sport (QCF)
◾Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
◾Employment Rights and Responsibilities
◾Emergency First Aid
◾Certified Health and Safety Course
◾Internet Safety / Safeguarding
Most aspects of your training will be delivered on-site by the employer at your workplace, and you will have regular visits every six to eight weeks by your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme.
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Physical Education
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Skills to Group Ltd
Olivia 01752 332452
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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017