Wycombe Wanderers Foundation - Sports Coach Apprentice Wycombe Wanderers Foundation

If you are passionate about football then this is the position for you. Working within the Sports Participation Team at Wycombe Wanderers Foundation, the position gives the valuable opportunities of gaining experience through working with young people, colleagues, and key community partners in sport.

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Closing date: 15 Aug 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Discussed at Interview

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role involves:

  • Working within a football community setting and supporting the delivery of community sport with two particular focuses
  • School Sport. Delivering a wide range of Sports lessons and extra-curricular sport sessions in local primary schools
  • Community Youth Engagement. Engaging with hundreds of 8-18 year old’s through, turn up and play football sessions as well as a wide range of other constructive activities
  • The wider community role involves working within the local networks to deliver and support coaching within and across partner community settings and schools

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

Level 2 Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship Standard or Level 4 Sports Coach in a Community (dependent on experience), which includes:

  • Safeguarding Level 1
  • Prevent Duty
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 Community Sports Coach
  • Teaching Assistant with PE Focus in school setting
  • PE Teacher - following higher education routes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent MATHS AND ENGLISH (Grade GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or) Desired

About the employer

Vision An active, healthy, educated and connected community. Mission Put Wycombe Wanderers Football Club at the forefront of supporting local people and communities to thrive. Values Wycombe Wanderers Foundation passionately believe in making Wycombe Wanderers Football Club a force for good within High Wycombe and the surrounding areas, and appreciate the need to further the reputation of the football club brand at all times. By doing this we’ll be better placed to maximise our positive contribution to our local communities. Wycombe Wanderers Foundation have adopted three values that those involved in or with the charity are committed to abiding by. In essence they are the core qualities and behaviours that will guide us on our mission and allow us to make our vision a reality. Show Integrity: Be reliable, honest, respectful and compassionate (…in order to be role models to the people we engage and to be exemplary representatives of WWF and WWFC) Surpass Expectations: Be caring, collaborative, enthusiastic and inspirational (…in order to achieve the best possible outcome in each and everything we do) Seek Improvements: Be ambitious, challenging, creative and resilient (…in order to continually grow and develop as an individual and organisation)


Wycombe Wanderers Foundation


Adams Park

Hillbottom Road

High Wycombe

HP12 4HJ

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Training provider



Adam Baker


01438 791046

Apprenticeship standard

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please complete our application form and return to vacancies@sportingfutures.co.uk

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 15 Aug 2023