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Apprentice Sports Coach England Sports Group

An excellent opportunity for an Apprentice sports coaches to work with club administrators and sport coaches to help drive increased levels of performance and effectiveness throughout all areas of the club’s operations. They will also assist in promoting a strong understanding of how each department can support each other.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    A rate of £4.81 for the first year and thereafter rising to align with the minimum 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

    Monday to Saturday. Days and shifts to be confirmed. Work 30 hours

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

They need to be an organised person who is motivated, enthusiastic to learn and enjoys building relationships with others.

The role will be a mixture of office work, after school clubs, and seasonal camps.

Must have the interpersonal skills necessary to work well with coaches in their programme as well as school leaders and have the empathy to address the concerns of parents.

Need to take pride in “behind-the-scenes" which means working with the Club Administrators to ensure seamless scheduling which puts the coaching teams in a position to succeed.

Apprentice Sport Coach Foundational Duties

  • This will be divided between breakfast and after school sports clubs, PPA cover and a minimum of 3 days times 8 hours a day a week in seasonal holiday camps
  • During term time, they will spend a proportion of their time supporting the club administrators in preparing school term-time forms for the next term and ensuring school and club term-time courses are uploaded onto the booking system
  • Assist to schedule coaches for the next term, identify and fill gaps

So do you have:

  • A “can do” attitude and willing to work hard in a team environment
  • A passion for learning and self-improvement
  • Ideally located within commutable distance to East Moseley

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

  • Community Activator Coach Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional Skills L1/L2 if needed
  • Richmond upon Thames College working in partnership with Harlequins Foundation, one of the world’s most famous rugby clubs
    Flexible delivery College/Harlequins/workplace

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • The role will allow the person to develop the required skills, mindset and confidence to be successful in the future

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Punctual and reliable, Enjoy working with children, Confident and considerate


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or higher) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or higher) Desired
BTEC or equivalent Sport (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

Adaptable to last minute changes when class or coach schedules are changed with little notice. Longer during seasonal camps. Willing to take on additional clubs/classes if needed. Ideally located within commutable distance to East Moseley or within a 5 mile radius.

About the employer

England Sports Group is a forward-thinking, independent sports provider founded by ex-professional tennis player, Clinton Lamprecht. The company has been coaching children in sports since 1991. Today, England Sports Group provides fantastic coaching for children in clubs, holiday camps, and classes at over 70 venues in Surrey and SW London with a variety of sports such as gymnastics, tennis, netball, football, rugby, basketball, archery, and dance amongst others. We are super proud to be the only sports activity provider who blends sport and mental wellbeing together for a whole-person approach. Our 'Life Skills Through Sport' programme for children and 'Raising the Status of the Sports Coaching Profession' are the two pillars of our philosophy. We have created a quality culture, determined to develop every child and coach to their full potential. Our future is exciting, now is the perfect time to join our professional team and be part of our new journey.


England Sports Group


Imber Court

Ember Lane

East Molesey


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Training provider



Llinos Morris


Apprenticeship standard

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)

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