Sports Apprentice – Kelsey Primary School Lincolnshire County Council

We are offering a unique apprenticeship experience that will provide you with valuable industry experience of teaching/coaching PE and Sport to children. You will learn how to support and lead physical activity with our high-quality tuition and have the chance to put this into meaningful practice.

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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

    1 day a week at college 4 days a week in school, 8:45am with varied finish times (always by 4:30pm)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    08 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking to appoint an apprentice who will:

  • Support learning alongside class teachers, alongside supporting and enhancing the PE provision our school provides.
  • This will include leading sports clubs, at dinners times and sometimes after school.
  • They will receive CPD from our existing sports coaching and will be supported to further their sporting practice.

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

  • Community Activator Coach L2 Standard
  • Functional skills, if required
  • 1 day a week at college
  • 4 days a week in school, 8:45am with varied finish times (always by 4:30pm)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Successful completers will be able to move into leadership or management roles within the sector which may be aligned to an apprenticeship at higher level. This progression will involve leading teams of people, acting as a mentor for staff or specialising with the delivery of sporting and physical activity programmes to certain populations or communities.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade Grade 4 or above (A* to C)) Desired

About the employer

At Kelsey, we are very much committed to the relationships we have within our school community. We very much value the support of parents and carers, your role in supporting your child’s education is enormous and we strive to work in partnership to ensure all pupils are happy and thriving in school. We have a team of efficient and effective governors, who provide strategic vision, along with constant support and challenge. Kelsey are also lucky to have an incredibly active and enthusiastic PTA, who fundraise to ensure our pupils can engage in experiences beyond the classroom, have access to up-to-date resources as well as fun opportunities and experiences, such as discos and family quiz nights. We are a small, rural school of approximately 120 pupils and we're incredibly lucky to have such beautiful spacious grounds, with lots of room for our pupils to enjoy being outdoors, including our very own nature area. Our brilliant staff go above and beyond to provide lunchtime and dinnertime clubs for our pupils, from gardening to dance to Makaton.


Lincolnshire County Council


Kelsey Primary School

North Kelsey


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)

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