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Sports Coach Apprenticeship (Level 4) Hartlepool Borough Council

An excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to move in to the area of sport and physical activity in an educational setting. Whilst this is not the role of a P.E teacher the successful candidate will develop their skills to support and lead in a variety of physical educational settings, both as curriculum and extended schools provision.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    9.15 am to 4.30 pm , Monday to Friday

    Total hours per week: 31.25

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    25 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful candidate will possess good leadership skills, a desire to learn, plan, deliver and evaluate a variety of sports coaching sessions.  They will further enhance the working partnerships already in place and further develop the existing competitions structure.

With previous qualifications in PE (and/or Sport), English and Maths they will utilise these skills to monitor, evaluate and report on the PE and School sport provision across the federation. 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The apprentice will attend both work and College and will achieve a level 4 Standard Sports Coach Apprenticeship qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, the successful candidate will be able to apply for any suitable job vacancies within the school.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Leaderships Skills, Coaching Skills, Written Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Relationship Skills, Willing to access school CPD, Ability to work as Team member, Self Motivated, Hardworking


GCSE or equivalent Any other (Grade A* - C / 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any other (Grade A* - C / 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Any other (Grade A* - C / 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A* - C / 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A* - C / 4 or above) Essential
Other Sport or equivalent suitable qualification (Grade Level 2) Desired

About the employer

Rift House Primary School is located in Hartlepool and caters for pupils aged 2-11 years.


Hartlepool Borough Council


Rift House Primary School

Masefield Road


TS25 4JY

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Training provider



Nicola Gowland

Apprenticeship standard

Sports coach

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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