You will assist a designated lead coach to organise and deliver exciting and challenging sports activity sessions to a wide range of people.

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Closing date: 18 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £121.50 - £211.50

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage rates are £4.05 an hour for 16 - 17 year olds, £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 - Friday

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • To assist the head coach in delivering exciting, innovative and fun Basketball lessons to children.
  • To fulfil and complete tasks given to them to the best of their ability under the direction of the head coach. 
  • To observe, learn and take part, as directed by head coach, in the preparation, delivery and conclusion of the lessons.
  • You must at all times demonstrate energy, positive attitude, enthusiasm to learn and understand, initiative and a passion for basketball, as these are an absolute priority to us.
  • Coaches need to be professional, punctual and polite at all times while operating as an Elite Basketball Coach.
  • As an Apprentice Basketball Coach, you will be involved in a growing company that is already having a positive impact on children across Essex.
  • You will have the opportunity to lead and deliver fun, exciting and challenging basketball sessions within a primary environment, under the guidance and watchful eye of the head coach. 
  • The opportunity for coaches to be able to use any previous experience, basketball or educational, on and off court, is something that we encourage as the company continues to evolve to serve its purpose of supporting youth development of basketball.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • General knowledge of Basketball Level 1 England Basketball Coaching.
  • Qualification or UKCC Level 1 preferred but not essential.
  • Full driving licence and access to own vehicle required due to travelling from different Schools.

Personal qualities

  • Dedication,
  • Hard working.
  • Passionate.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Enjoys working with school children.

Qualifications required

  • Basketball or Sports Qualifications, Sports Leadership or relevant experience.
  • Maths and English Language GCSE at a D grade or above (or equivalent). 

Future prospects

Full Time Primary Sports Coach.

About the employer

Elite Basketball UK is a basketball coaching company based in Chelmsford, Essex, England that provides before school, after school and holiday clubs for primary and secondary school aged children.




Church Street

Great Baddow



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Training provider

  • NVQ level 2 Activity Leadership or Level 3 PE and School Sport
  • 1st 4Sport Employers Rights and Responsibilities level 2 or level 3
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate (if required)
  • FS maths and English at level 1 or level 2 (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Activity Leadership

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Chelmsford College


Amber Stroud 01245 293008

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Closing date: 18 Oct 2017