Activity Assistant Apprentice FIT FOR SPORT LIMITED

Do you have a passion for sport and working with children? This Activity Assistant Apprenticeship with Fit For Sport is a fantastic opportunity to prepare you to work in the Active Leisure sector as a sports activity leader or coach!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 03 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    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

    Mon- Fri 30 Hours. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    30 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001289234

  • Positions

    1 available

This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to kick-start their career with Fit For Sport! You will help to inspire children and young people to develop and lead healthy active lifestyles whilst working within school, after-school and holiday camps. Fit For Sport are passionate about helping all children to enjoy being active, to set them on a journey to an active life, and are passionate about hiring the right people so if you have the passion but need the qualifications and opportunity then please apply!

Fit For Sport are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work as part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers. 

The apprenticeship role will include:

  • Assist in planning delivery of programmes / functions effectively. 
  • Assist in the implementation of quality assurance monitoring, assessing and reporting on activities, actions and programmes.
  • Assist in maintaining the health and safety of children and clients at all times.
  • Assist in ensuring children and clients receive the best possible service in line with company service standards.
  • Assist leaders in the management and organisation of activities, actions and programmes within their function.
  • Help to deliver effectively programmes, activities and actions within their function.

Service delivery:

  • Help to inspire children, young people and clients to develop and lead healthy active lifestyles.
  • Assist in delivering sessions and services taking the lead with small groups as directed.
  • Assist in assessing, recording and reporting on children’s / clients progress and development.

Operational and Financial Control:

  • Help to manage the resources required for the job effectively.
  • Record & report all incidents/accidents following company procedure.
  • Help to ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures.

Sales and Activity:

  • Support development of new business opportunities.
  • Support the maintenance and extension of contracts.

You must also:

  • Possess a passion for physical activity and healthy lifestyles.
  • Be trustworthy and able to take responsibility for self and others. Valuing the trust put in them by team members, clients, and children.
  • Be organised and able to work effectively in teams and as an individual, always maintaining a professional approach to work.
  • Be able to relate well to, motivate, and encourage others being conscious of being a positive role model at all times.
  • Have an enthusiastic attitude to life and work.
  • Have the ability to make learning and work fun.

This is a full-time position and you will be required to work 30 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre. 

The programme is 12 months in duration and you will be employed on a fixed term 12 month contract. On successfully completing your Apprenticeship we would expect to be able to offer you continued employment and development opportunities.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Candidates must be confident with a passion for wanting to work within the sport and leisure industry as a sports coach.

Personal qualities

  • Ability to work well within a team.

Qualifications required

  • No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

On-going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early. 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). For more information visit: www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

About the employer

Fit For Sport deliver children’s and young people’s activities across a number of sectors which include: Education, Health & Fitness, Voluntary, Leisure and Sport.

Employer

FIT FOR SPORT LIMITED

Address

Oxford Gardens

London

W10 6NF

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Training provider

  • Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership.
  • Functional Skills in Maths.
  • Functional Skills in ICT.
  • Functional Skills in English.

Apprenticeship framework

Activity Leadership

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through link provided!


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 03 Oct 2017