Community Activator Coach Apprentice Walsall FC Foundation

Walsall FC Foundation are looking to take on a Community Activator Coach Apprentice. The Apprentice will be responsible for assisting the qualified Football Coaches + PE Specialists in planning, preparation and delivery of high quality sessions. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 10 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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, including evening and weekend work. Shifts and times TBC.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assisting the planning, preparation and delivery of high quality Football, PE and sport provision to children and young people in an education and community environment
  • Although the main coaching area will be Football, all candidates must be comfortable with delivering a variety of different sports and developing into a PE Specialist
  • The apprentice will also have administrative responsibilities.

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

  • Level 2 Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship Standard
  • Highfield Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English (if necessary)
  • Bespoke training programme that meets the standard criteria and is suitable to the employer and the requirements for the role

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • To gain full time employment at Walsall FC Foundation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Motivating participants, Teamwork skills, Time management, Observational skills, Plan and evaluate sessions


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C) or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 (C) or above) Desired

About the employer

Walsall FC Foundation offers a variety of Health, Education, Social Inclusion, Football and Sporting Activities. Established in 1989, WFCF has built a reputation for quality and reliability. We offer a broad range of sport and physical activity services to schools in the Walsall Borough. Improving the quality of our delivery is at the heart of all development work at WFCF. Our drive is to make all the session we deliver of a good standard, whilst encouraging all staff to use their creativity to construct inspiring, engaging and challenging activity sessions for pupils. WFCF is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


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Training provider



Paul Larvin

07769 223441

Apprenticeship standard

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)

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