Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship Junior Adventure Group - Woodland Road

Junior Adventure Group are looking for their next Community Activator Coach Apprentice. Throughout this role you will be coaching sports to primary school children. If you are an outgoing person who loves sports and fitness, Apply Now!

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

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Closing date: 15 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    30 hours per week - Exact shifts to be confirmed - Including early mornings

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    16 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

At JAG you will be working towards your Community Activator Coach L2 Qualification over the course of 15 months.

Day to day Responsibilities:

- Provide inclusive, fun, and engaging care for the children, including collecting them from school to delivering them safely to parents/carers.

- Assist with the planning and delivery of activities with structure and enthusiasm; encouraging maximum participation. This could include, multi-sports, games, arts & crafts, downtime, structured play, etc.

- Ensure all activities are age and ability appropriate while using the equipment and space safely.

- Provide refreshments for the children, making sure that our hygiene and Health and Safety standards are met.

- Set up and take down the play space including moving furniture and play equipment.

- Follow all Health and Safety protocols and policies and ensure that all relevant documentation (Accident Forms, Incident Forms, etc.) is completed as needed.

- Ensure all children have been signed in and out each visit, following the correct processes and procedures.

- Authentically and professionally communicate with all team members, parents, children and schools.

- Conduct kit/equipment maintenance and safety checks.

- Be the champion of Health and Safety and provide first aid where necessary

- Ensure all documents and information that relate to the children in our care are kept confidential and in a safe place and understand the importance of it.

- Inspire our team members and children to have fun and lead an active lifestyle, helping them to understand the benefits and why adopting them is important.

- Be involved in community schemes within your setting and/or JAG company-wide, helping to plan and deliver successful activities programmes; such as HAF, intra/inter-school activities, or an Action for Children initiative.

In a nutshell:

This adventure is all about building brighter futures together. You'll learn to deliver genuine, heartfelt experiences to our people and our little people by ensuring they experience fun, engaging and creative activities, in a safe and inclusive environment.

You will develop skills, knowledge and behaviours to enable you to assist and lead, coordinating fun, engaging and purposeful activities with our little people, whilst embracing and bringing our 'Whole of Child' programming philosophy to life. Whether it be multi-sports, games, arts & crafts, downtime, structured play, etc, you'll be engaging, safe, and inspiring to every child you interact with. You'll be every child's hero!

During the apprenticeship you will develop the competencies to work within the services and community, and be a positive role model who builds a good rapport with our big and little people, assisting, leading, and inspiring them to become more active whilst having fun!

You will have the opportunity during your apprenticeship to gain an understanding of community groups and events that JAG is involved in and help plan and deliver a successful programme of delivery to meet the aims of the group.

The training you will be getting

Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship L2 including Functional Skills in Maths and English if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

During the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity within the first 12 months to gain three incremental pay increases of 50p after successful 3 monthly reviews. Career progression is available within JAG, from Activity Leader, Deputy Setting/Setting Club Manager or working in a nursery setting or PE setting in some schools. Why not aspire to be our next Academy Manager, training and mentoring the next apprentices, or become a Paediatric First Aid Trainer? We invest in industry training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills


Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

Things to consider

You will be at one of our Academy Settings and may do a variety of shifts within JAG UK services - before-school care (BSC), after-school care (ASC), holiday programs (HP), physical education (PE), and lunchtime activities (LA) for children aged 4 to 13 years. This can mean early mornings starting on site at 7.30 am, with breaks in between shifts

About the employer

Providing school, family and community childcare for over 30 years, Junior Activity Group's programs are fully inclusive and underpinned by physical activity, and are available for children before school, after school, at lunchtime and during the school holidays. At Junior Adventure Group, we believe that helping children to enjoy being active from an early age will set them up for life. Active children are not only healthier, but they learn better, concentrate more, improve their overall well


Junior Adventure Group - Woodland Road


Woodland Road

SE19 1PA

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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: 15 Jun 2024