Sports Coach Apprentice KICKS AND TRICKS LTD

Kicks and Tricks Ltd are looking for a Schools Sports Coach to join the team to develop and enhance the company's vision of offering high-quality, accessible and fun sports to children in Suffolk. You will work alongside and report to our Head Coach, shadowing his work in schools and learning to develop your own skills and delivery.

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Closing date: 28 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £8,236.80 to £16,255.20

    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

    Shift to be agreed at interview

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • You will be supported throughout the Apprenticeship through face to face masterclasses, online portfolio, assessments, virtual workshops, learning forums and skills coaching
  • You will deliver sessions in a school setting either in PE lessons, breakfast, lunch and after-school clubs across the week
  • The opportunity to support with Saturday morning football coaching
  • You will be responsible for planning, preparing, delivering and evaluating your own sessions
  • You will participate in necessary webinars, workshops and online learning toolkits which will enhance your cognitive understanding of the role

The training you will be getting

  • The training programme will consist of online learning, webinars, practical workshops and workplace visits from the tutor
  • On completion of the programme, you will achieve a level 4 sports coach qualification

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • The programme may lead to full and part-time coaching roles and further qualifications

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Desired

About the employer

We are a sports coaching company offering PE and sports clubs in schools, as well as evening and weekend coaching in various sports and holiday camp provision during school holidays. We are based in Stowmarket but deliver our sessions across a variety of schools and locations in Suffolk.We are a small, family-run company who are welcoming and supportive.




16 Fuller Way



IP14 1XJ

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Sports coach

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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