Apprentice PE Specialist / Primary School Sports Coach - Level 4 P H SPORT COACHING LTD

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.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £6.40 per hour for the initial 12 months National Minimum Wage from 12 months onwards

  • Working week

    35 hours per week, Monday - Friday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What you will do in your working day

Level 4 School Sports Coach Apprenticeship Standard

Sector-specific CPD, such as;

  • Multi-skills coaching - practical coaching skills
  • Behaviour Management
  • Practical PE Curriculum
  • Outdoor adventurous activities
  • Gymnastics
  • Dance
  • Safeguarding/Prevent
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing

The training you will be getting

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


What to expect at the end of your 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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Sport (Grade Distinction) Essential

Things to consider

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 the employer

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.




Valentine Avenue


SO19 0EP


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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

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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