Level 2 Community Activator Apprentice - Wycombe Wanderers Foundation Wycombe Wanderers Foundation

If you are passionate about football then this is the position for you. Working within the Football in the Community Team at Wycombe. This offers a varied position that gives the valuable opportunities of gaining experience through working with young people, colleagues and key community partners in sport.

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

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Closing date: 01 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

Please note; that this is not a football coaching role.

The role involves:

  • Working within a football community setting and supporting the delivery of community sport
  • Working within our Health & Inclusion team to support sport & physical activity sessions across different ages and demographics
  • Community Engagement. Engaging with hundreds of 8-18-year old’s through turn up & play football sessions such as Premier League Kicks, Street Soccer and within the older age groups walking football, mobility sessions and more
  • The sessions, within areas of deprivation in Wycombe, are aimed at creating welcoming environments for young people to aspire to fulfil their potential
  • The role involves working within the local networks to deliver and support sport & physical activity sessions within and across partner community settings and schools

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Safeguarding Level 1
  • Prevent Duty
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • ENHANCED – NGB Football delivered by Club

Delivery method and location of training to be confirmed.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 Community Sports Coach
  • Teaching Assistant with PE Focus in school setting
  • PE Teacher – following higher Education routes

On successful completion of this apprenticeship the Community Activator Coach will be eligible to become an Affiliate Member of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent MATHS AND ENGLISH (Grade GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or) Desired

About the employer

Wycombe Wanderers Foundation is the charitable arm of Wycombe Wanderers Football Club, an ambitious league one professional football club, used to defying the odds and punching above its weight. We enjoy a cohesive and collaborative relationship with our parent club and work together to help our people and communities. Based at Adams Park, the home of Wycombe Wanderers FC, this is one of numerous exciting opportunities to join an intrinsically motivated team of staff dedicated to delivering fun, safe, engaging and inclusive projects across our four strategic aims: Sports Participation, Education and Health & Inclusion. Schools’ delivery sessions such as GULP (Give Up Loving Pop) uses the appeal of the Wycombe Wanderers FC educates and inspires children to lead a healthier life and have a greater understanding of their oral health. Whereas Premier League Kicks is aimed at children aged 8-18 and is designed to engage with young people who are unmotivated and at risk of anti-social/criminal behaviour within their communities. Walking Football is a programme aimed at those returning from long term injuries and/or currently experiencing long term health conditions. Sessions are slower paced but just as competitive, with the participants gaining all the benefits of regular football but in a slower and more accessible environment.


Wycombe Wanderers Foundation


Adams Park

Hillbottom Road

High Wycombe

HP12 4HJ

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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 791046

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

Please complete our application form and return to vacancies@esfapprenticeships.co.uk

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Jun 2024