Community Activator Coach Apprentice STEER SPORTS AND EDUCATION LTD

The role varies between shadowing experienced coaches, running lunch or after school clubs and also supporting at our Wraparound venues in Somerset and Exeter. We internally provide CPD opportunities to develop the coach further. This can include British Gymnastics qualifications, British Fencing, British Dodgeball as well as Premier activators

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Closing date: 14 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (daily hours vary)

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Shadowing senior coaches (completing observation documents)
  • Running lunchtime clubs / supporting at evening or weekend events
  • Eventually running own after school clubs and progressing onto curricular teaching

At Premier, we celebrate our strengths, so if the applicant has a particular sport that they enjoy or perform well in, we will utilise this in offering their expertise to schools and to train our own staff internally.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Community Activator Coach - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours; Functional Skills in English and maths if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The right candidate could move into a Level 4 Apprenticeship or Foundation degree (L5).

They could also go through internal progression such as Team Leadership, Venue Lead, Project Coordinator, Operations Manager, Assessor, Middle Leadership etc.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent GCSE's inc English & maths (Grade 9 to 2 (A* to D)) Desired

Things to consider

Applicants must be 18 years of age and have a driving licence, due to rural location of schools and expectation to travel between schools daily. Mileage will be paid

About the employer

Premier Education is a franchise group. There are around 200 franchises around the UK and we at Steer Sports own the territory rights to East Somerset, West Somerset and Exeter. Premier Education is the number 1 provider for school sports and school holiday care.








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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

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)

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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