Level 4 Sports Coach Apprenticeship - Broomwood Prep for Boys Broomwood Prep for Boys

As a Sports Coach in a school setting, the role will focus on promoting health and well-being across the school and supporting the PE Lead to deliver physical education. If you would like to inspire others to be physically active this is the role for you. For the right person, there is a potential pathway within school sport.

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

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages to be discussed at the interview. An uplift up to London's national minimum wage will be discussed with relevant experience.

    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

    Monday - Friday. Hours to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The expected duties and responsibilities of the successful applicant will be:

  • Undertake allocated coaching/teaching duties.
  • To support and where appropriate lead teams in the ‘major sports’, accompanying them on school fixtures and refereeing as necessary.
  • To support with the administration of the Sports Department and other areas of the School as directed by the Head of Sport.
  • To cover lessons or other activities as required when not engaged with the School’s sports or co-curricular programme.
  • Teach at holiday sport camps.
  • Any other duties as may be required and as directed by line manager/Head.
  • Attend staff meetings, whole school staff training.
  • Fulfil personal requirements where appropriate with regard to school policies and procedures, particularly safeguarding, health and safety, equal opportunities and promotion of the School’s core values.

The training you will be getting

Sports Coach Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard qualification:

  • Training is provided through virtual learning
  • The programme provides opportunities to share experiences with other apprentices and learn from experienced professionals

Knowledge, skills & Behaviours Developed through research tasks: 

  • The Wider Picture- Know and understand how education has developed, understanding the National Curriculum 
  • Teaching Philosophy - How the environment influences teaching
  • Coaching and Teaching - How to coach in different environments - lesson planning
  • Behaviour Support - Developing learning techniques
  • Learning and Development - How do learners learn?
  • Learning Resources - Examples and how they can be used in lessons
  • Curriculum Development - Writing a curriculum overview
  • Profiling - Working 1:1 on development
  • Curriculum - Medium-term development, designing a Scheme of Work
  • Sports Partnership Work - Managing competitions
  • CPD development and self - awareness  

They will also complete training to deliver: 

  • Gymnastics (Once completed learners will have the knowledge and skills to deliver high quality and safe gymnastics lessons)
  • Outdoor Adventurous Activities
  • Dance
  • Organising Sports events (including Sports Day)
  • Developing lesson plans and schemes of work
  • Opportunity to gain relevant Level 2 National Governing Body Qualification 
  • Safeguarding Level 1
  • Prevent duty
  • Working towards Level 2 Functional Skills (where appropriate)
  • Opportunities to gain additional coaching qualifications

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There are numerous options for the right candidate after completion, such as:

  • Higher education pathway
  • Teaching assistant within a school setting
  • Pathway into teaching
  • Working in a sector that involves, initiative, leadership, communication, developing positive relationships
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Rugby Knowledge, Football Knowledge, Cricket Knowledge


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths (Grade 4) Essential

Things to consider

You would be working with an Ofsted - OUTSTANDING (Sept 2021) and National Award -Winning Training Provider.

About the employer

For September 2024 Broomwood Prep Boys School (part of Dukes Education) are looking to appoint two apprentices who can contribute to the school’s sport and co-curricular programmes. We are looking for team players with a love of sport who are able to engage and motivate the pupils and are committed to developing a love of sport and an understanding of the importance of physical fitness in all boys at the school. Our major sports are football, rugby and cricket and our minor sports include tennis, hockey and athletics. In PE we cover an array of sports including, handball, basketball, swimming, volleyball and functional fitness. We run a busy and significant programme of competitive fixtures which take place during the afternoons sport sessions and occasional Saturdays. We regularly compete in national and local tournaments such as the IAPS and ISFA cup in football, swimming and rugby.


Broomwood Prep for Boys


26 Bolingbroke Grove


SW11 6EL

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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


Adam Baker


01438 791068

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

Employer's Application Instructions

Please visit the apprenticeship training provider to apply: www.esfapprenticeships.co.uk Download application form and send it through to vacancies@esfapprenticeships.co.uk Any queries contact: Sporting Futures Training - 01438 791068/ 07901 603292

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

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jun 2024