Apprentice PE Teaching Assistant/Sports Coach INNOVATE MULTI ACADEMY TRUST

Do you love sport, enjoy working with children and want to play a part in their sports education and wellbeing? Then why not consider becoming our new Apprentice PE Teaching Assistant/Sports Coach. This is a fantastic opportunity for students who want to follow a career in either sports coaching or primary teaching.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 20 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    30 hours per week (9:00am to 4:30pm) Monday to Friday 38 weeks + 5 training days per year. Some days will be a later start/earlier finish to meet the requirements of the schools.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are looking for a colleague to join our cheerful and enthusiastic team who:

  • Has the ability to recognise a child’s individual needs and support them to succeed
  • Work as part of a strong team 
  • Bring a fun personality with a great sense of humour!

The training you will be getting

You will complete Sports Coach Level 4 apprenticeship.

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

On successful completion of the apprenticeship the role may become permanent or will give the individual the opportunity to apply for other roles either across our Trust or externally.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 3) Essential

Things to consider

The role is to work within our Sports Coaching Team across our trust of 6 schools. This role will predominantly work with Paulerspury and Rothersthorpe Primary Schools and at other sporting venues from time to time. Therefore, the individual will need to be able to travel between sites. Reimbursement of travel expenses will be paid.

About the employer

Innovate Multi Academy Trust is made up of 6 village Primary schools situated in Northamptonshire. We have a supportive staff team in all of our schools and are friendly schools at the heart of their village communities.









Dawn Lee


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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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 20 Jun 2024