Apprentice Sports Coach Pamfa Sports

We are looking for enthusiastic people with a passion for sport and physical activity. Successful candidates will possess the competencies to inspire and motivate a range of children and young people. Having such a positive effect on the children of this country is something to be truly proud of and goes hand in hand with the Premier core values!

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Plus bonuses Full travel expenses Wage increases to Living Age related wage after 1 year of apprenticeship Wage aligns to our structure on completion of apprenticeship

    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

    Hours from - 7.30am - 5.30pm. A timetable will be produced with your hours/locations.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Successful candidates will assist in delivery sport and physical activities to children and young people, both in school curriculum time following the PE National Curriculum and/or set programs of study and also deliver a range of OSHL, (Out Of School Hours Learning) extracurricular activities before school, at lunch times, after school and in school holiday periods 5 days a week.

The Sports coach level 4 has an important role to play in improving the health & wellbeing of children, families & communities by delivering fun, inclusive & engaging activities that help to bring about a change in physical activity habits. Some more of the duties include:

  • Support the delivery of PE lessons
  • Lead extra-curricular activities
  • Organise & support physical activity and engagement at break & lunch times

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

  • Level 4 School sports Coach
  • Level 2 PE and School Sports Certificate
  • Level 2 Award in Multi-skills Coaching/Development in Sport
  • CPD in Supporting Behaviour Change
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing CPD workshop
  • PE CPD - National curriculum PE (invasion games, striking and fielding games, net and wall games, athletics)
  • CPD training/resources in dance
  • Activity Instructor award in gymnastics
  • Activity Instructor award in Fencing
  • Various Sector related sports activator courses ( Net & Wall, Invasion Games, Creative movement etc)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We have an intensive training structure to ensure that our staff are qualified to the highest possible standard. Our most talented and ambitious professionals can make their way through our bespoke career pathway. Those with a mind for business can even work their way to owning and running their own franchise or licence under the Premier Education Group umbrella. A clear progression and career pathway is on offer for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Creative, Need to be very enthusiastic, Willing to learn, Adaptable, Positive outlook, Trustworthy, Friendly and Approachable, Polite, Mature, Adventurous, Open Minded, Highly Motivated, Own Transport, Good Time Keeping, Inspirational


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired
Other Foundation Coaching Qualification/s (Grade PASS) Desired

Things to consider

You will work in several schools around Yeovil, Sherborne and Dorchester. Your own transport is essential.

About the employer

Premier Education is the UK’s No.1 provider of sport and physical activity to primary schools. Improving children’s health and wellbeing through active learning. Whether it’s after-school gymnastics, curricular fencing classes or Performing Arts Holiday Camps, Premier Education have been loved across the UK since 1999. Our sessions are designed for children of all abilities and are run by highly trained professionals. Find out how we can help you by selecting one of the areas below. The pandemic threatens to render the next generation physically unmotivated, with fewer than 1 in 5 children getting 60 minutes of physical activity each day, as recommended by England’s Chief Medical Officer, Chris Witty. We provide a solution to this very real problem, partnering with over 2,500 schools to deliver stimulating and engaging physical activity classes and wellbeing sessions, through PE lessons, wrap-around care or holiday camps, aimed at improving children’s health and wellbeing. Premier Education is loved by families all over the UK – in 2018 we worked with over 2500 schools and more than 240,000 children. We deliver our sports, arts and personal development courses before, after and during school hours. All our Activity Professionals are experienced, friendly and highly trained to deliver fun, engaging sessions from start to finish. Whether you’re new to the industry or looking for your next career progression, joining the UK’s No.1 provider of sport and physical activity could be an incredible step for you. From our 1,125 coaches (we call them Activity Professionals) to each franchisee and everyone at our dedicated HQ, every member of our team is united behind the same mission: Making kids happy, healthy and active! Let us take you on a journey and show you the different careers available with Premier Education Group. From coaching to franchise ownership, you will be able to unlock your full potential in a career with us.


Pamfa Sports





BA21 5HR

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Training provider



Wendy Jenkins

01935 845392

Apprenticeship standard

Sports coach

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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