School Sport Coach Apprentice The Meadow Community Primary School

As a Sports Coach Apprentice with The Meadow Community Primary School, you will focus on promoting health and well-being across the school and support the PE Lead to deliver physical education. We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate individual who wants to inspire others to be physically active.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,984.00

    The above salary is for full time, this role is TERM TIME ONLY, working 38 week per year, the actual salary is £8,179 per annum.

    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: 8.45 - 3.15

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    01 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Higher
    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000248057

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Gain invaluable insight and experience of working within a school setting. Developing knowledge, skills, and behaviours to support the teacher and inspire young people to learn
  • Be a role model for healthy, active lifestyles and support the delivery of physical education, physical activity, health and well-being, and school sport
  • Extend opportunities for all pupils to participate in extracurricular activities. Deliver active lunchtimes and support after school and community sport
  • Support with administrative tasks associated with sports teams, events and competitions
  • Assist the teacher in the classroom to support pupil progress and enhance the learning experience of children
  • Support the efficient organisation of storage areas, teaching aids and equipment
  • Working as part of the school team is a role model for learning, PE and school sport
  • Support and help create, plan, and deliver the national PE curriculum for a school

The training you will be getting

Qualification:

  • Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard in Sports Coach-
  • https://www.instituteforapprenticeships.org/apprenticeship-standards/sports-coach-v1-2
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths (if required)

End-Point Assessment (EPA):

  • Work based project and presentation with questioning
  • Practical observation with questioning
  • Professional discussion underpinned by a portfolio

Delivery Method

  • You will need to be able to attend a training course at Loughborough College starting on Monday 5th August 2023 for 3 weeks Monday to Friday. (Please ensure you are able to travel before applying)
  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated Trainer/Assessor
  • Attendance to Loughborough College for Functional Skills (if required)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Higher Education
  • Employment at the school
  • Coaching in education
  • Community sports coaching
  • International sports coaching

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
BTEC or equivalent PE or Sport related qualification (Grade Level 3) Essential

Things to consider

You will be employed to work with children full time in a school as a member of staff, not a student. Any offer of Apprenticeship will be subject to a full DBS and Satisfactory References. Additional training to take place at Loughborough College every other Wednesday to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours in accordance to this apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer.

About the employer

We are very proud of our very successful school, which has been at the heart of the Wigston community, educating local children for many years. 2023 sees the school celebrate its 50th birthday! At The Meadow we have our own pre-school which takes children from two to four years of age, through local authority funded places and through parent paid places. Our primary school has capacity for 420 children from the ages of four to eleven.

Employer

The Meadow Community Primary School

Address

The Meadow Community Primary School

Meadow Way

Wigston

LE18 3QZ

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Training

Training provider

LOUGHBOROUGH COLLEGE

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

Contact

Sophia Cleaver

apprenticeships@loucoll.ac.uk

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


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