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AP Coaching Apprentice (Sunderland) AP Coaching

The opportunity to work alongside experienced coaches to gain knowledge, experience and training in the planning, delivery and assessment of PE lessons in a Nursery / primary school environment. Gaining the necessary skills and experience to allow independent delivery of PE and extra- curricular sports activities.

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Closing date: 19 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £96.20

    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 20 hours per week. Hours between 9.00am – 7.30pm One evening per week 6:30-7:30pm, this evening could change weekly. Lunch hours are mainly from 12pm – 12.45pm daily.

    Total hours per week: 20.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001797645

  • Positions

    2 available

Duties will include:

  • Working alongside experienced coaches to support the delivery of specialist PE sessions within a primary / nursery school setting
  • Contributing to the delivery of extra-curricular activities including breakfast, lunch and after school clubs
  • Working with experienced staff to deliver sporting activity/training sessions, within holiday camps
  • Completion of training to allow sessions to be delivered independently
  • Work within a local grassroots football club, delivering fitness and training sessions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent communication / organisational skills
  • A strong background and interest in sports
  • Preferably experience of working in a primary school setting
  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Hard working
  • Reliable
  • Flexible
  • Dedicated
  • Honest
  • Enthusiastic
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Outgoing
  • Organised
  • Genuine interest in a career working with children and sport

 

Desired qualifications

  • English and maths L2, GCSE Grade A-C/4-9 (or equivalent) preferable in addition to a Level 1 in any sport qualification.
  • If you do not possess any Sport qualifications already, you will eventually be expected to work towards this (in your own time). Successful completion of such a qualification may result in an offer of permanent employment

Future prospects

  • Successful completion of the apprenticeship may lead to permanent employment with us as a Sport Coach
  • Wages may increase dependant on the candidate’s performance during the apprenticeship

Things to consider

  • Successful applicants will be required to have a clear Enhanced DBS certificate in order to work in school settings and with young children
  • Travel will be required therefore own transport is essential
  • Evening work within a grassroots football club may be required. This could be up to 7:30pm. Also, there is a future possibility of weekend work (including early mornings) for grassroots sports

About the employer

We offer advice and encouragement to help children gain a good fitness level and confidence in their chosen sport or sports. In addition, we also run football camps, themed birthday parties, one-to-one sessions and PPA cover in schools.

We are currently a 5-strong team of coaches with a range of experience in a variety of sports. We mainly cover the Sunderland area; however, we often provide services further afield.

Employer

AP Coaching

Address

76

Leighfield Drive

Sunderland

SR3 2DD

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Training

Training provider

SUNDERLAND COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by City of Sunderland College

  • Community Activator Coach Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)


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