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ATA - Sports Coach Apprenticeship INSPIRE ATA LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to gain essential experience to become a Sports Coach / PE Teacher. You will also be provided with the resources to gain a Level 3 Teaching Assistant Qualification, with modules on supporting the delivery of PE and School Sport.

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Closing date: 21 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Saturday - Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 33.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    22 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    21 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role of a TA / Sports Coach Apprentice is to provide support for pupils, teachers and other staff in order to:

  • Raise standards of physical education for all pupils
  • Encourage pupils to become more active
  • Provide support for their social and physical welfare
  • Support inclusion of pupils in all aspects of school life including afterschool clubs
  • Assist in organising lessons both theory and practical, acquiring relevant equipment, check grounds are safe for lesson e.g. grass pitch hard or soft from conditions
  • To work under direction of the Line Manager, class teachers and other staff to support the learning of whole classes, selected groups or individuals as instructed
  • Help develop training programmes and lessons for maximum efficiency, ensuring they meet desired outcome
  • To study relevant qualifications while you earn, these can range from health and safety to training for your apprenticeship qualification
  • Assisting with young people’s learning experience


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Ability to be a positive role model for pupils
  • Ability to keep pupils engaged with a positive attitude
  • Able to follow instructions clear and preciseOrganised and having the capability to set up sessions or lessons to a deadline
  • Knowledge of sport will be beneficial
  • Posses the ability to analyse problems for quick solutions
  • Perseverance and patience

Personal qualities

  • A motivated and determind individual
  • Consistency, keeping a high standard of work plus work ethic throughout the apprenticeship
  • Effective communication skills, important between the apprentice and line manager, as well as apprentice and pupils
  • Leadership, maintain control of a class and inspire students
  • Positive attitude

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GSCE’s (Grade A-C or 9-4) including English or Maths

Future prospects

Opportunity for possible progression for the right indivdual, if you impress on placement

Things to consider

  • Please note, you will be employed by Inspire ATA, but based at this location 
  • Please google the location prior to applying
  • Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship 

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

Inspire ATA Ltd. is a not-for-profit social enterprise set up to make a difference. We specialise in working with a wide range of clients (nationwide) that want to take on excellent Apprentices. We recruit and employ all of our Apprentices and then arrange amazing placements with our partners and clients whilst providing ongoing support. We also arrange and quality assure the training through our partner apprenticeship training providers.

Our vision is “to inspire ambition and widen horizons” and this is something that is totally embedded in all that we do.  Our ATA creates apprenticeship jobs and opportunities that otherwise wouldn’t exist for people, allowing them to raise their aspirations.  A lot of our work is with schools, so we love the fact that our Apprentices go on to inspire children of all ages.  We inspire to inspire! 

We want to have a positive impact on society with the work we do, and we encourage individuals to be good citizens that contribute to the wider community. Our focus for 2020 is all around the development and wellbeing of our Apprentices – you will often see us use the hashtag #LearnerFirst.

We operate nationally but we are based in Hammersmith & Fulham in London and have twice come runner up in their annual business awards for Best Social Enterprise or Charity (2016 and 2017).




Church Street



KT17 2AW

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Additional location information

Please note, you will be employed by Inspire ATA, but based at this location for the duration of this apprenticeship


Training provider

Let Me Play Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Let Me Play Ltd


Emily Ives

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship
  • Includes, Sport Coaching / PE Teacher modules
  • Funtional Skills - Level 2, Maths or English, if required
  • Safeguarding

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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