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Sports Coach Apprentice Sean Hughes

Sport2day offers fantastic opportunities for enthusiastic, talented people to build a career and deliver to schools and local communities. Successful candidates will deliver sport and physical activities to children through to adults, both in school curriculum time and extracurricular activities.

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

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Closing date: 02 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £138.60 to £267.30

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, school hours and term times, with potential after school clubs and summer schools. Hours TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Plan, evaluate and delivery of our coaching program in schools in accordance with the sessions plans
  • To identify and meet the needs of the participants
  • To maintain discipline and safety during sessions
  • To complete the appropriate evaluation and feedback forms including attendance registers and assessment sheets
  • Attend and complete coaching courses
  • Assist with the co-ordination of children’s holiday activities

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Develop and inspire young people to live and lead active lifestyles
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work efficiently and use own initiative
  • Able to motivate and foster enjoyment in sport and healthy activities
  • Basic computer skills
  • Knowledge of working within a school and the PE National Curriculum (desirable)

Personal qualities

  • Commitment to personal development
  • Willingness to learn, interested in sport, flexible and motivated
  • Self-motivated and have a passion for teaching/coaching
  • Ability to deal with a range of different situations
  • Articulate themselves in a professional well-presented and professional manner at all times
  • No criminal convictions or cautions that would prevent you working with children

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCSE’s, or equivalents, to include maths & English Grade C-A*/Level 4-9
  • Previous experience and/or qualification in coaching DBS check will also be required
  • Full driving license would be desirable but not essential 

Future prospects

We have an intensive training program to ensure that our staff are qualified to the highest possible standard. Those who show motivation and the desired skills will be offered permanent positions with Sport2day.

Things to consider

Travelling between different school locations will be required as part of this role. These schools will be in the South Lincolnshire/North Cambridgeshire area. The ideal candidate would either have access to own transport or be willing to use public transport to access various schools. There may be some opportunity to share transport depending on candidate location. You must be happy working in a busy, customer facing environment. Uniform will be provided and must be worn at all times. The successful candidate must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. The post holder will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. Wage is National Minimum Wage or dependant on experience.

About the employer

Sport2day is an organisation which aims to give youngsters the chance to try new activities and develop a love of sport. Operating in South Lincolnshire & North Cambridgeshire.


Sean Hughes



Fen Road


PE12 8QA

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Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College

Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard - Sports Coach:

  • Level 4 Sports Coach - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills English (exemptions apply)
  • Edexcel Level 2 Functional Skills Mathematics (exemptions apply)

The successful candidate will also need to complete a diagnostic assessment, which will help us plan the appropriate support required to meet your individual needs.

Apprenticeship standard

Sports coach

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 02 Jan 2022