Community Sport & Health Officer Apprentice THE APPRENTICESHIP WORKS LTD

Are you passionate about sport and physical activity? Do you love working with children to make a difference and impact on their learning and wellbeing? Can you be a positive role model to inspire and motivate children? Would you relish the opportunity to work alongside a friendly, supportive and hard-working team.

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Closing date: 28 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Weekly Wage: £168.35 (this is monthly paid, pro rata) one hour unpaid lunch

    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 8am-4pm. This is the average working week, however this can be agreed with the suitable candidate.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The successful applicant will be employed to work under the direct instruction of teaching staff. In brief, the role will be likely to include the following:

  • Carrying out an audit of PE, physical activity, sport and wellbeing related provision
  • Use recognised tools such as Youth Sports Trust Active Schools Planner to develop a needs analysis and baseline data set for the school
  • Working directly with pupils across all key stages
  • Working collaboratively with a wide range of partner organisations
  • Planning activity programmes
  • Promotion of active lessons
  • Educating pupils about healthy eating and healthy lifestyle choices

This is just a brief list of duties, full details will be given at interview.

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

Level 3 Community Sport & Health Officer

16-20 months to complete.

Apprentices will engage with training that will develop and enhance their coaching skills and equip them to work in a variety of environments, with a range of stakeholders and work effectively in partnership with other organisations. 

A unique opportunity for candidates to engage with training that will develop and enhance their classroom practice/teaching skills (with the opportunity to build up to HLTA level practice).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

You will be supported in your personal development and provided with the underpinning knowledge, skills and experience for the following:

  • Careers within the Sport Coaching industry
  • Careers within the Education sector including Behaviour and
  • Learning Mentors, Teaching Assistants and Primary Teaching
  • Potential further employment with the employer
  • Opportunity for further education
  • Candidates successfully achieving this apprenticeship will be eligible to apply for membership with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) as a Practitioner

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Basic report writing


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4 or equivalent) Essential

Things to consider

Confident undertaking basic Maths and Literacy tasks with groups of children based on the current national curriculum requirements • Passionate about working with children and young people • A positive role model • Interested in sport and physical activity • Passion for teaching and learning • Driven to achieve high levels

About the employer

THE APPRENTICESHIP WORKS LTD is acting as an Apprentice Training Agency (ATA) and will engage you for the duration of the Apprenticeship and pay your salary. You should be aware that the company/business named in this vacancy is a host employer and you will not be employed by them.The safe recruitment of staff at The Apprenticeship Works, is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in education and vulnerable adults, this is to help deter, reject, or identify people who might put our learners at risk and are otherwise unsuited to working with them. Lakey Lane as a big heart and sky-high expectations. They strive to ensure that all their children are safe, secure and successful so that they have the best start to their life. They firmly believe that children must be happy and safe in order to be academically successful. They, therefore, empower and nurture the children so that they can achieve personal success in all aspects of their life. They want their children to be aspirational and to have high hopes for their future. They do this by having the highest expectations of their achievement and by providing exceptional pastoral care.




Lakey Lane Primary School

Lakey Lane

Hall Green

B28 8RY


Bev Morris

0121 544 6455

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Community sport and health officer

Level 3 (A level)

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