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Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship (Schools Based) E-ACT

Are you passionate about sport and physical activity? Do you love working with children to make a difference and impact on their learning and wellbeing? Can you be a positive role model to inspire and motivate children? If so, our apprenticeship opportunity may be perfect for you!

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Closing date: 24 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    35 hours per week, Monday – Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    18 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicants will be employed to work under the direct instruction of teaching staff. The role will be likely to include the following:

  • Carrying out an audit of PE, Physical Activity, Sport and Wellbeing related provision. Using the results of this alongside the school development plan and school/MAT strategic objectives to develop a two-year action plan.
  • Use recognised tools such as Youth Sports Trust Active Schools Planner to develop a needs analysis and baseline data set for the school.
  • Working directly with pupils across all key stages
  • Working collaboratively with a wide range of partner organisations
  • Support the coordinator for PE and deliver PE department activity
  • Planning programmes of activity for pupils, families and communities
  • Performing physical activity and fundamental movement skills baseline and impact assessments of pupils
  • Delivery of PE lesson to pupils
  • Supporting the delivery of a rich & exciting extracurricular activity programme
  • Delivering lunchtime activities
  • Offering family engagement projects for physical activity
  • Supporting pastoral teams to enhance the mental health, self-esteem and wellbeing of pupils
  • Educating pupils about healthy eating and healthy lifestyles choices
  • Promotion of active lessons (e.g. Active Literacy and Maths on the Move)
  • Encouraging the use of technology in PE and Sports with pupils and staff
  • Developing PE interventions for targeted pupils and those with SEND
  • Implementing strategies to achieve 30mins of activity objectives
  • Coordination of Play Leaders programme
  • Supporting staff across the school to deliver PE and sharing good practice to maximise quality of teaching and learning for PE / sports
  • Supporting competitive sports events at school, local and regional levels
  • Organising community events
  • External bid writing
  • PE and Sport Premium spend tracking and DFE reporting
  • Tracking engagement in extra-curricular provision across the school
  • Conducting pupil and stakeholder consultation and evaluative feedback
  • Working with community organisations and the school PTFA to offer projects based on community need
  • Helping to prevent, minimise and manage anti-social behaviour
  • Using social media as a mechanism of engagement and celebration of good practice.
  • Safeguard children at all times
  • Contribute to the overall ethos and working values of the school
  • Contribute to raising standards by ensuring high expectations are shared with children
  • Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety, by complying with good H&S practice
  • Support the teachers and coach in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate
  • Attend training sessions as required for CPD purposes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An excellent communicator
  • Well organised and adaptable
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Basic report writing
  • Confident undertaking basic maths and literacy tasks with groups of children based on the current national curriculum requirements

Personal qualities

To be considered for the role we are looking for someone who is:

  • Passionate about working with children and young people
  • A positive role model
  • Interested in sport and physical activity
  • Passion for teaching and learning
  • Driven to achieve high levels of performance at all times
  • Enthusiastic
  • An excellent communicator
  • Well organised and adaptable
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Able to use their initiative
  • A positive attitude and flexible approach
  • A good team player
  • Able to adapt approach to meet needs of the children
  • Determined and committed to learn and succeed
  • Commitment to the safeguarding of children

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum Level 2 qualification in a relevant field
  • Level 2 NGB Qualification (Desirable)
  • Competent in literacy and numeracy to Level 2          

Future prospects

We will support you in your personal development by providing you with the underpinning knowledge, skills and experience for the following:

  • Careers within the Sport Coaching industry
  • Careers within the Education sector including Behaviour & Learning Mentors, Teaching Assistants and Primary Teaching
  • Potential further employment with the employer
  • Opportunity for further education
  • Candidates successfully achieving this apprenticeship will be eligible to apply for membership with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) as a Practitioner.

Things to consider

The successful applicant will receive:

  • Allocated mentor
  • Access to school training
  • Access to apprenticeship training delivered by Aspire Training Solutions (as outlined above)
  • Allocated learning hours within the working week


The school / Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work in our schools is expected to share this commitment. Therefore, this position is subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure.

About the employer

At MBA the standard of education is high.  Teachers are committed to ensure that the curriculum is engaging and stimulating, providing a variety of learning experiences that enhance the lives of our pupils.  The children are eager to learn and want to do well and are proud of their achievements.  The school endeavours to raise self-esteem, develop a core set of values and to encourage aspirational thinking.

Teachers have a real passion for raising the achievement of their pupils.  All staff have high expectations, this results in pupils rising to the challenge, working hard and consequently making accelerated progress.  Pupils enjoy coming to school! We are proud of the positive relationships between pupils and staff.  At MBA we promote enjoyment of learning through exciting and engaging lessons.




Trescott Road


B31 5QD

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire Sports Health & Fitness Ltd

  • Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Coaching Award in Multi-skills Development in Sport
  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the delivery of PE and School Sport
  • 1st 4 Sport - Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity training
  • CPD in Supporting Behaviour Change
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing CPD workshop
  • PE CPD - National curriculum PE (invasion games, striking and fielding games, net and wall games, athletics)
  • CPD training/resources in dance
  • CPD day in gymnastics
  • Training to deliver the Les Mills programme ‘Born To Move’
  • Impact – Social Skills in a Digital World training
  • Lettings & Facilities Management training
  • Best Practice Network - Future Teachers Programme resources and training (which can lead to a HLTA status assessment if required- additional charge for assessment)
  • Functional skills in maths and English (where required)
  • Funding bid writing training

Apprenticeship standard

Community sport and health officer

Level 3 (A level)

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