Use extensive technical and tactical sports knowledge and skills to design and deliver coaching programs that engage, motivate and evolve participants skills and performance. Improving the quality of PE lessons in a school setting to children of varying ages and abilities across Somerset.

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Closing date: 21 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    The apprentice will work school hours Monday - Friday.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    26 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Provide high-quality coaching to children of varying ages and abilities
  • Willing to contribute to developing inclusive extra-curricular clubs
  • Delivering appropriate coaching pedagogies and processes that align to the national curriculum and considers the school context

The training you will be getting

Level 4 Sports Coach apprenticeship standard, delivered by Bridgwater and Taunton College:

  • Functional skills in English and maths if required
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Behaviours

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Successful completers of the apprenticeship will have the opportunity to enter into full or part-time employment with Inspired Schools.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Passion for Sport


GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade 4 to 9 (A* to C)) Desired
Other UKCC Coaching Qualification (Grade Level 2) Desired

Things to consider

Full UK Driving Licence and access to a car due to travelling to schools across the Somerset Region

About the employer

Our vision is to impact schools across the United Kingdom, reducing childhood obesity by getting children and families active. Helping children to engage more with their learning. More Children, More Active, More Often.




4 King Square



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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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