Move More PE & School Sports Apprentice Move More

The Apprentice will be an integral part of the Move More team, improving the level of PE and school sport across the area. The apprentice will work in specific primary schools as well as within the Move More team assisting in programmes in primary, secondary & special schools throughout the network.

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Closing date: 28 Jul 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 Friday. Working hours will generally be between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm, however some weekend work and flexibility may be required from time to time in support of School Games events and festivals.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    09 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will be varied and duties will include:

Primary School deployment: 

  • Assisting in the creation of a fun, positive, safe and inclusive learning environments.
  • Supporting small groups and individuals in the teaching environment, for instance those with learning, physical or health plans, the least active, the more able pupils.
  • Promoting key health messages and acting as a community 'activator' to engage young people in developing lifelong health and well-being initiatives
  • Setting up activities, clearing away resources, looking after all sports equipment (ensuring it is fit for use, in the right place and in good order), maintaining wall displays etc. as guided by teaching staff.
  • Developing and assisting with the provision of lunchtime and after school sports clubs, including Change 4 Life Clubs.
  • Involved in co-ordinating off site sporting events, willing to accompany students on educational visits, outings and sporting / PE events as supervised by the teacher or senior person responsible.
  • Involved in administration tasks including letter writing, bookings, transport arrangements, marketing, social media etc.
  • Developing positive relationships and acting as a role model to others at all times, as well as acting as an ambassador for the school and Move More.
  • Move More Deployment:
  • Assisting with the organisation and delivery of various events across primary, secondary & special schools, including fixtures and inter-house competitions and events.
  • Working alongside the coaching team to deliver high quality sessions in primary schools.
  • To deliver on the Move More holiday schemes to primary aged pupils.
  • To deliver on the Move More Maximise your potential and Sportsability programmes.
  • To assist in the office with general administrative tasks, as well as keeping equipment and resources in good order.
  • Providing leadership training for pupils to support in their development, whilst simultaneously supporting the capacity and efficiency of hosted events.
  • Additional duties and administrative tasks may be required on occasions as consummate with the role.

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

Apprentices will be supported in working towards the following qualifications as part of their programme of study:

  • Level 2 Community Activator Coach
  • Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid
  • Additional bespoke training that meets the standard criteria and is suitable to the employer and the requirements for the role.
  • Apprentice's will undertake their training face to face and one day every 4-6 weeks at All Saints Academy in Cheltenham.
  • Apprentices without level 1 English and Maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for level 2 English and maths prior to the end point assessment.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Move More is very keen to progress all apprentice staff through the bespoke training opportunities they offer and can host superb professional development opportunities that will vastly enrich any individuals CV towards a sports or education based career. It is hoped that the successful candidate will become an invaluable member of the team who can take on more responsibility and administrative duties in the future. Move More has a rich history of employing and progressing past apprentices, with examples of past success stories available to view at

This is a superb opportunity to gain experience within a school sport setting and can therefore act as the perfect foundation for progressing into a range of exciting careers both within, and externally to the network. Specific progression routes envisaged for the successful candidate include:

  • Level 4 Sports Coach Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 5 Certificate in Primary School Physical Education Specialism
  • Level 6 Award in Primary School Physical Education Subject Leadership

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, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

The role will involve some travel between schools throughout the county of Gloucestershire. More More will endeavour to place any successful apprentice applicant within a catchment area of local schools to their home address, however personal transport will be a significant advantage for those applying to the role.

About the employer

Move More is an organisation committed to improving the level of PE and School Sport in Primary, Secondary, and Special Schools within the area. Their objective is simple - Every Child Active. Move More strives to create a sustainable and coherent infrastructure that nurtures the implementation of high quality provision within the network's schools, having a positive impact on the lives of the young people within the network. The Network works within the School Games structure delivering high quality competitive sporting opportunities for pupils, as well as furthering leadership opportunities for young people, and offering expert support and training for primary schools. Move More have been fortunate in Cheltenham with being able to sustain a similar structure to that of the former SSP (School Sports Partnership). Acquiring funding from the School Games and Primary School Sport Premium, More More's objectives have altered slightly to align with the ones of these streams, but the overall goal of improving opportunities for all pupils to participate within PE and School Sport remains intact.


Move More


School House, All Saints Academy

Blaisdon Way


GL51 0WH

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please refer to the application pack, available via the More More website link provided.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Jul 2023