Apprentice PE Specialist / Primary School Sports Coach - Level 4

P H SPORT COACHING LTD

Melksham, SN12 6TP

Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 4 June 2024


Summary

Apprentices will develop and enhance their coaching skills to equip them to work in a variety of environments, with a range of stakeholders and work effectively in partnership with other organisations. Candidates will also engage with training that will develop and enhance their classroom practice/teaching skills so they can deliver class PE.

Annual wage
£11,648 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
35 hours per week, Monday – Friday.

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

3

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

  • Level 4 School Sports Coach Apprenticeship
  • Functional Skills in English and maths if required
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

 

Where you’ll work

Unit 2 Venture House, Avro Business Centre

Avro Way, Bowerhill

Melksham

SN12 6TP

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

ASPIRE TRAINING SOLUTIONS (UK) LIMITED

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

    Essential qualifications

    NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent in:

    • Sport (grade Distinction)

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

    Other requirements

    Candidates must be confident and happy to travel to and from the school location each day. Please only apply for this apprenticeship if the location suits your mode of transport and travel times etc.

    About this company

    PH Sports are an award-winning primary and secondary school PE and School Sports provider in the South-West. In addition to this, we also offer a high-quality school-based wraparound childcare service. We have an ambitious and innovative team with an exciting and aspiring vision for the future to be the best PE, school sports and wraparound childcare provider in the UK. Our aim is to deliver a high-quality, nurturing level of care whilst providing children with a fun and engaging experience.

    https://phsports.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    We will support you in your personal development by providing you with the underpinning knowledge, skills and experience for the following:

    • Careers within the Sport Coaching industry
    • Careers within the Education sector including Behaviour & Learning Mentors, Teaching Assistants and Primary Teaching
    • Potential further employment with the employer
    • Opportunity for further education
    • Candidates successfully achieving this apprenticeship will be eligible to apply for membership with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) as a Practitioner

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    ASPIRE TRAINING SOLUTIONS (UK) LIMITED

    jobs@phsports.co.uk

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000255148.

    Apply now

    Closes in 10 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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