Community Activator Coach Apprentice NORTHEAST LONDON GYMNASTIC CLUB LTD

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who would like to develop their sports coaching skills by joining our friendly community club. As a sports apprentice at North East London Gymnastics Club, you will have the opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and gain practical skills in various aspects of sports coaching.

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Reviewed on completion of the first year

  • Working week

    5 days including either Saturday or Sunday

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    16 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

From gymnast development to event coordination, you will be immersed in the dynamic world of sports and equipped with the experience and knowledge to thrive in this exciting field.  

  • Hands on coaching experience to develop coaching skills and work towards a nationally recognised qualification.
  • Assisting with managing events including, competitions, trials classes and viewing weeks.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure exceptional experiences for gymnasts and the smooth running of sessions.
  • Interact with coaches, gymnasts and parents to develop communication skills.
  • Plan and develop programs to enable the gymnasts to progress and achieve.
  • 24 hours a week in person coaching and working,  6 hours of remote learning.

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard - Community Activator Coach:

Level 2 Community Activator Coach - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

We are looking for apprentices who wish to begin their careers in the sports industry and have opportunities for part and full time employment on completion of the relevant coaching qualifications.  Apprentices will develop key employability skills and have opportunities for continuous professional development.  Apprentices can continue training and progress onto the Level 4 Sports Coach Apprentice with North East London Gymnastics Club.  We also provide opportunities to continue as a full or part time coach or progress to a managerial role within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Conscientious


GCSE or equivalent GCSE's inc English & maths (Grade 9 to 3 (A* to E)) Essential

Things to consider

Apprenticeship benefits at NELGC: We offer candidates above the average apprenticeship salary. Generous paid holiday allowance of 8 weeks per year. You will gain a nationally recognised Level 1 Gymnastics coaching qualification which is all paid for, with fully mentored support throughout. Uniform Included. E-learning and access to tablet/pc.

About the employer

North East London Gymnastics Club is an established charitable club which runs from a dedicated facilities set in the London Borough of Hackney. The club caters for approximately 500 gymnasts each week including Pre-School, GFA, Floor and Vault, Women’s Artistic and display teams. We serve a diverse local community and this is reflected in our members. We have been in our current location for more than 15 years and seek to engage a love of gymnastics for all. Our aim is that all of our members have the opportunity to develop their skills at their own pace, nurtured and encouraged by our team.






N16 8QY


Tracy Hill

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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

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

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