Sports Coach Apprentice

Verona Sports Ltd

London, E7 8ED

Closes in 11 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 30 May 2024


Summary

You will be inspiring the next generation to lead active and healthy lifestyles from within a school environment and sign posting children into local community clubs. You will achieve a level 4 sports coach apprenticeship and will be working in schools and communities to get children active.

Annual wage
£10,920 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Sports coach (level 4)
Hours
To be confirmed at interview stage.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 August

Duration

1 Year 3 Months

Positions available

2

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

The training for the programme will include online learning, webinars, practical sessions and visits in the workplace. On completion you will achieve a Level 4 Sports Coach qualification and Functional Skills as required.

Where you’ll work

Sandringham Road

London

E7 8ED

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

THE EDUCATIONWISE ACADEMY LTD

Your training course

Sports coach (level 4)

Equal to higher national certificate (HNC)

Course contents
  • Influence key stakeholders in the sporting context through own coaching philosophy and professional practice. 
  • Enhance coaching competencies and inter-intra-personal skills through continued professional development and self-awareness skills training.
  • Develop transformational coaching strategies and tactics that consider sector, sport, organisation and participants unique needs.
  • Comply with legal, ethical, effective and efficient coaching systems that align to the organisational vision, strategies, policies and processes.
  • Promote the value of the coaching team considering workforce structures and scopes including support staff, coaches, coaching assistants, and volunteers. 
  • Facilitate the development of the coaching team through due diligence, inductions, development and performance monitoring.
  • Deliver effective coaching services through industry support networks and a collaborative, cohesive and competent coaching team.
  • Design high quality curriculum that considers participants’ unique profiles, promotes ownership and informs micro, meso and macro plans as relevant to the sporting context.
  • Designs and delivers progressive programmes and selects coaching pedagogies that maximise engagement, whole child/person development and accelerates sustainable skill acquisition.
  • Delivers safe and effective coaching support to participants in practice, at events or competitions and influences learning and skill transfer across situations.
  • Embrace each participants uniqueness, their rights and advocates fairness, equality and diversity within the coaching environment.
  • Promote holistic wellbeing to control/contain stressors experienced by participants in their own context and environment.
  • Facilitate participant development by applying learning theory and skill acquisition techniques relevant to participants needs, sport specific demands and context.
  • Facilitate participant development and skill acquisition through positive learning environments and behaviour management strategies.
  • Facilitate participant development and skill acquisition through technological advancements and wider industry support mechanisms.
  • Measure the impact of the coaching strategies though analysis of participant, coach, coaching team and organisational perception and performance data.
  • Proactively responds to global trends, strategies, and contemporary issues in high performance sport to ensure best practice in coaching.
  • Embrace the high-performance context, culture, organisational direction, and codes to deliver effective coaching processes.
  • Profile athletes or players to measure bio-psycho-social attributes and inform whole person optimisation. 
  • Profile athlete/players to measure sport specific technical and tactical attributes and inform sustainable development and high-performance goals.
  • Plan sessions that consider high performance athlete's/player's unique needs, goals, curriculum, progressive programmes, practice, and competition schedules.
  • Prepare for sessions by organising resources, conducting event risk assessment and ensures safe operating procedures in line with high performance sport policy.
  • Deliver safe, inclusive sessions and makes adaptations in the moment to accelerate development and maximise performance gains through relevant coaching and communication methods.
  • Evaluate sessions to monitor sustainability of athlete/player development and performance gains to shape future plans as part of the continuous enquiry cycle.
  • Measure the impact of the coaching practice on the national and international positioning of the sport by comparing athlete or player results against national and international benchmarks.
  • Proactively responds to sector strategies, social change agendas, national and local trends in physical activity participation and contemporary influences.
  • Embrace the community category, context, culture, codes, stakeholders and public sector duty to deliver effective coaching pedagogies and processes.
  • Profile participants to measure whole child/person development dimensions considering cognitive, social, emotional and physiological capabilities.
  • Profile participants motives, behavioural norms, psychomotor skills, technical and tactical awareness in community sport and physical activity contexts to enable goals to be agreed.
  • Plan targeted and accessible sessions that consider each participant's unique motives, development needs, goals and seasonal plans.
  • Prepare for sessions by organising resources, conducting event risk assessment and ensures safe operating procedures in line with community organisation health and safety policy.
  • Deliver safe and inclusive and effective sessions and makes adaptations in the moment to engage and enrich participants though tailored coaching and targeted communication methods for maximum impact.
  • Evaluate sessions to monitor engagement, enrichment and whole child/person development dimensions to shape future plans as part of the continuous enquiry cycle.
  • Measure the impact of coaching practice on social change associated with access, participation, performance, equality and wellbeing by comparing results against local and national benchmarks.
  • Proactively responds to national trends in education standards, paradigm shifts, strategies and contemporary influences in school and physical education.
  • Embrace the school category, context, culture, codes, stakeholders, and statutory guidelines to deliver effective coaching pedagogies and processes.
  • Profile whole child development dimensions considering cognitive, social, emotional and physiological stages of development.
  • Profile children's psychomotor, technical and tactical skills in physical activity contexts drawn from the DfE National Curriculum to enable physical education targets to be agreed.
  • Plan safe, inclusive and effective sessions that consider each child's unique development needs, educational targets and curriculum plans.
  • Prepare for sessions by organising resources, conducting event risk assessment and ensures safe operating procedures in line with school health and safety policy.
  • Delivers safe, inclusive and effective sessions and makes necessary adaptations to develop children’s psychomotor skill mastery though tailored coaching and communication methods for maximum impact.
  • Evaluate sessions to monitor children's mastery of physical education standards, psychomotor skills and whole child development to shape plans as part of the continuous enquiry cycle.
  • Measure and evaluates the impact of coaching practice on school standards by comparing children's results against local and national benchmarks.
  • Influence key stakeholders in the sporting context through own coaching philosophy and professional practice. 
  • Enhance coaching competencies and inter-intra-personal skills through continued professional development and self-awareness skills training.
  • Develop transformational coaching strategies and tactics that consider sector, sport, organisation and participants unique needs.
  • Comply with legal, ethical, effective and efficient coaching systems that align to the organisational vision, strategies, policies and processes.
  • Promote the value of the coaching team considering workforce structures and scopes including support staff, coaches, coaching assistants, and volunteers. 
  • Facilitate the development of the coaching team through due diligence, inductions, development and performance monitoring.
  • Deliver effective coaching services through industry support networks and a collaborative, cohesive and competent coaching team.
  • Design high quality curriculum that considers participants’ unique profiles, promotes ownership and informs micro, meso and macro plans as relevant to the sporting context.
  • Designs and delivers progressive programmes and selects coaching pedagogies that maximise engagement, whole child/person development and accelerates sustainable skill acquisition.
  • Delivers safe and effective coaching support to participants in practice, at events or competitions and influences learning and skill transfer across situations.
  • Embrace each participants uniqueness, their rights and advocates fairness, equality and diversity within the coaching environment.
  • Promote holistic wellbeing to control/contain stressors experienced by participants in their own context and environment.
  • Facilitate participant development by applying learning theory and skill acquisition techniques relevant to participants needs, sport specific demands and context.
  • Facilitate participant development and skill acquisition through positive learning environments and behaviour management strategies.
  • Facilitate participant development and skill acquisition through technological advancements and wider industry support mechanisms.
  • Measure the impact of the coaching strategies though analysis of participant, coach, coaching team and organisational perception and performance data.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths (grade A*-C/4-9)
    • English (grade A*-C/4-9)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    Preferably this position is for an immediate start. However, applications are welcome from those in education looking for July-September 2023 start.

    About this company

    Join the leading provider of PE & School Sport in the UK and start your Premier Career Pathway. We are a national company with a local voice.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Following completion of the Apprenticeship, there will be further employment opportunities available
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    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    THE EDUCATIONWISE ACADEMY LTD

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000254239.

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    Closes in 11 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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