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PE and School Sport Apprentice Salisbury Road Primary School

Do you enjoy sports and working with children? Salisbury Road Primary School are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, hardworking individual who would like train as an apprentice sports teaching assistant in a Primary School, supporting learning in the classroom and in PE lessons as well as leading sports activities at lunchtimes and after school.

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Closing date: 01 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Term time only Actual annual salary £6,871.00

    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 - Thursday 9.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 9.30am - 4pm Afterschool clubs and lunchtime clubs also. 32 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

    Total hours per week: 32

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    22 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You must be a good team player, committed to inclusion and willing to go the extra mile for our children, significantly contributing to the quality education provision we strive to achieve. 

  • Support and challenge children under the direction of the teacher
  • Contribute to progress in learning; encourage the children to develop learning skills (together, trying, tools, thinking) using the school’s systems as demonstrated by the class teacher
  • Support children with additional social and/or emotional needs
  • Support the teacher with management of the classroom
  • Prepare and maintain resources and displays
  • Work with children during some play/lunchtime and provide assistance with pupil well care
  • Undertake other duties appropriate to apprenticeship

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


Apprenticeship standard Community Activator coach Level 2 (GCSE).

Training to be once a month at Plymouth Argyle.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There may be the potential for full-time employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

The Learning Academies Trust was originally formed by three Plymouth primary schools in November 2016 and has grown from there. In terms of pupil numbers, the Trust is now the largest primary school MAT, or Multi Academy Trust in the city of Plymouth with plans on the horizon to grow. The Learning Academies Trust is a family of schools dedicated to delivering outstanding education to all our children, whatever their starting point or background. Our Trust holds three core beliefs at the centre of the work we do: • Every child in our Trust deserves an outstanding education. • Schools work best when they work together. • Every school is unique.


Salisbury Road Primary School


Salisbury Road Primary

Salisbury Road



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)

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