Sports Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship St. Marks Church Of England Academy

The Sports Teaching Assistant will support the PE teaching team, to develop the enrichment offer to students, by delivering small group after school clubs and groups. They will also support with out of school fixtures - as such we would ideally like to appoint someone with a current/clear UK driving licence.

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Closing date: 19 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 8am - 4:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    20 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Organising sports projects - Sports Days and fixtures
  • Mentoring of identified students to improve engagement
  • Act as a sports ambassador for the academy, to raise the offer and profile and participitation across the community
  • Run breakfast, lunch and afterschool clubs
  • Supporting the PE teachers in mainstream lessons
  • Plan, organise and chaperone fixtures with other schools
  • Manage the sports equipment and uniform - maintaining the inventory

The training you will be getting

Work towards your Level 3 Sports Teaching Assistant Qualification. (All learning is delivered online/remote). 

Training Provider: LMP Education (rated 8th best UK training provider)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full-time role to be considered upon completion of the apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C or above or equivalent) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or above or equivalent) Essential

About the employer

Our school is proud to be part of Anthem Schools Trust. Anthem is an education charity that runs a group of state-funded primary and secondary schools to give children a better future. Our schools work in collaboration as one entity to improve and maintain high educational standards, experiences and outcomes across the Trust. Our single legal and moral purpose is to advance education for public benefit. Anthem serves over 8,000 children and young people across the East Midlands, London and Thames Valley. Our vision is that by working together, we will create ambitious and successful schools in which every child thrives.  Anthem schools are diverse and serve many different communities. They are all united by a shared ambition for children and young people, which is underpinned by a commitment to integrity, collaboration and excellence. These values are brought to life through our schools’ own identities and approaches, creating thriving local schools that meet their communities’ needs. We believe in the benefits of working with others. We actively encourage our schools to collaborate across the Trust and beyond, so that we all continually learn and improve.


St. Marks Church Of England Academy


St. Marks Church Of England Academy

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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


Owen MacKinnon

Apprenticeship standard

Teaching assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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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