Intermediate PE & School Sport Apprenticeship PROGRESSIVE SPORTS EAST BERKS LTD

The PE & School Sport Apprentice will be responsible for assisting the qualified PE Specialists in planning, preparation and delivery of high quality PE and School Sport provision.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 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

    Monday-Saturday, shift times TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The PE & School Sport Apprentice will be responsible for:-

  • Assisting the planning
  • Preparation and delivery of high quality PE and sport provision to children and young people in an education and community environment.
  • All candidates must be comfortable with delivering a variety of different sports and developing into a PE Specialist.
  • The apprentice will also have administrative responsibilities such as, regular use Microsoft Office Word and Excel. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • The ability to motivate participants
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to create a learning and progressive environment for participants
  • Use time efficiently and effectively
  • Observe and analyse
  • Plan and evaluate sessions
  • Use of Word and Excel.

Personal qualities

  • Approachable;
  • Trustworthy;
  • Adaptable;
  • Organised;
  • Reliable.

Qualifications required

  • Level 1 NGB Sports Coaching Qualification in any sport
  • Sports Leaders qualification
  • First Aid Qualification

Future prospects

Full time employment

Things to consider

The role will entail coaching, planning and an element of paperwork. You will be expected to obtain additional coaching qualifications

About the employer

Established in 2013, Progressive Sports East Berkshire have built a reputation for quality and reliability. We offer a broad range of sports and physical activity to schools and children across East Berkshire. We have built a close professional relationship with all the schools and nursery's we provide sports for. Our aim is to improve the quality of children's lives through the aspect of sport. Our current workforce includes a number of highly trained sport coaches. Improving the quality of our delivery is at the heart of all development work at Progressive Sports. Our drive is to make all the sessions we deliver are of a high standard, whilst encouraging all staff to use their creativity to construct inspiring, engaging and challenging activity sessions for pupils. We are committed to providing training opportunities for all employees and regularly hold in-house sessions to share good practice and ideas. In addition employees are offered the chance to attend additional, relevant courses and workshops. Progressive Sports East Berkshire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.




Thames Valley Athletics Centre

Wallace Walk, Pococks Lane



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Training provider

  • 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning (QCF)
  • 1st4sport Level 1 English Functional Skills Qualification (if required)
  • 1st4sport Level 1 Maths Functional Skills Qualification (if required)
  • 1st4sport Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (QCF)
  • 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School

Apprenticeship framework

Activity Leadership

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by SPORT STRUCTURES EDUCATION COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY


Nadia Bacciochi 07391 016757

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017