Community Sports Coaching Apprenticeship Essex Cricket In The Community

If you enjoy working with children and young people- and are passionate about being active- we want to hear from you! You will be a permanent member of the Community, Sport and Health team. You will be required to work across sports centres in the area under supervision delivering fun, inclusive and engaging sport and physical activities.

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

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Closing date: 04 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Including Evenings and Weekends. Exact Shifts To Be Confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    25 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    30 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Coach Core's vision is to drive social mobility through apprenticeships and sport, so that every young person can reach their true potential and inspire those around them. Since our launch in 2012, we have worked with over 150 of the biggest sports providers, youth clubs and charities in the country, supporting over 500 young people. As a result of our ongoing expansion, we are now looking to launch a brand-new programme in Essex!

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Assist and coach at sessions run by ECiC
  • Develop positive relationships participants at sessions
  • Help plan and promote sessions and programmes withing ECiC
  • Establish, maintain and develop effective partnership working with stakeholders including relevant external agencies and organisations
  • Complete monitoring, evaluation and session recordings using internal and external systems.
  • Attend all scheduled supervision, meetings and training events.
  • Undertake professional development by participating in staff development (CPD) and training activities
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the line manager / organisation

We particularly welcome applicants from female, black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and homosexual, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently underrepresented within our workforce.

The apprenticeship will enable successful candidates to start an unrivalled 15-month programme of learning, gaining meaningful qualifications and have full support and mentoring based on your individual needs. Successful applicants will be offered full time employment with a recognised physical activity or sports-based employer, earning a wage whilst also working towards the Level 2 Community Activator Coach qualification as well as a whole host of additional learning opportunities. In addition, whilst employed directly by one organisation, there will also be access to a range of events, training opportunities and other experiences through the other supportive employers.

The training you will be getting

  • Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship Level 2 including Functional Skills in maths and English

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • This programme may lead to possible progression into full and part time coaching roles, further qualifications, Level 3 apprenticeships and employment in other sectors (for example youth work or leisure)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills


Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

We are looking for an apprentice to cover as much of Essex as possible but are happy to accept those based in Chelmsford, Southend or Colchester. Each Coach Core location receives a significant number of applicants. As such, we cannot guarantee that you will be placed with their first choice employer if successful. The key dates within this ad

About the employer

Essex Cricket in the Community (ECiC) is the community side of Essex cricket. We aim to provide cricket throughout Essex in as wide a variety and range as possible to allowing everyone who wishes to the chance to take part in the game. We look after clubs, schools, social cricket, disability and many other versions and formats of the game. We are looking for an apprentice to deliver our community based activities with a focus on our ability cricket programme and the super 1s programme run by t


Essex Cricket In The Community


The Essex County Ground


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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Mar 2024