Apprentice Sports Coach

GRIMSBY TWIST & FLIP GYMNASTICS ACADEMY LTD

N E Lincs, DN31 3JP

Closes in 12 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

Posted on 25 June 2024


Summary

A Level 2 Apprentice Sports Coach is required. Are you passionate about sport? Want to kick start your career? Considering university? Looking for experience of teaching? Or do you want a career change? Then this post is for you. The role involves assisting with the running of before and/or after school clubs. Duties include: assisting lead coaches in academy sessions and building confident children, happy children.

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Community activator coach (level 2)
Hours
Monday to Saturday shifts for the academy. School hours vary depending on schools we have that term. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 1 August

Duration

1 Year 8 Months

Positions available

5

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

  • Community Activator Coach Level 2 Standard
  • Tailored, on-site training
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required 
  • They deliver a flexible, blended learning experience, using technology and face-to-face support to engage the apprentice and provide a positive learning experience.

Where you’ll work

184 King Edward Street

Grimsby

N E Lincs

DN31 3JP

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

ACTIV FIRST LIMITED

Your training course

Community activator coach (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Planning and adapting sessions and activities that respond to customer feedback and encourage customers to develop a lifelong activity habit.
  • Coaching or leading pre-planned sport or physical activity sessions that are attractive to the target audience(s) and develop motivational relationships with customers.
  • Promoting a physical activity offer, (including but not exclusively) organised play and sport in the community which supports individuals on their behaviour change journey.
  • Working collaboratively with sports clubs and other community assets – including volunteers, public services, youth workers, the police and community champions.
  • Supporting customers to co-produce rewarding volunteering opportunities.
  • Supporting families to participate together in sport and physical activity.
  • Working effectively with customer insight to overcome individual, community and societal barriers to participation in physical activity and sport.
  • Contributing to the employer’s design of activities and services and practising the employer’s organisation’s values, policies and procedures.
  • Contributing to teams that deliver community events and festivals.
  • Supporting organisations to evaluate, develop and promote sessions and other opportunities such as outdoor group exercise and informal social play.
  • Maintaining personal safety and wellbeing, as well as that of customers.
  • Managing disruptive behaviours from individuals within the group setting.
  • Encouraging customers to be regularly active – both formally and informally – within sports clubs or leisure facilities including open-space.
  • Effectively using social media and technology, appropriately, to deliver targeted messages to identified customer groups for example children, teenagers, adults and older adults.
  • Effectively monitor and evaluate activities, sessions and projects using technology platforms to maintain accurate records and produce timely reports.
  • 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

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths- English (grade 9-4)

    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
    • Logical
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Physical fitness
    • Ambitious
    • Motivated
    • Flexible approach to duties

    About this company

    We are a family run business that has been running for 12 years. We deliver Gymnastics to local primary schools on breakfast & out of school clubs, PE lessons. We also run the annual Key Steps competition along with festivals for those Our evening and weekend sessions offer gymnastics for all not matter on age or ability, we also work closely with all disabilities and downs syndrome group.

    http://www.twistandflip.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    Disability Confident

    Disability Confident

    A fair proportion of interviews for this apprenticeship will be offered to applicants with a disability or long-term health condition. This includes non-visible disabilities and conditions.

    You can choose to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident scheme. You’ll need to meet the essential requirements to be considered for an interview.

    After this apprenticeship

    Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the right candidate could progress through Career Paths or University 

    • PE Teacher- Sports Science- Strength & Conditioning Coach

    Continue to enhance coaching qualifications within the Academy, working your way up to a high level coach.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    GRIMSBY TWIST & FLIP GYMNASTICS ACADEMY LTD

    Mrs Nicola Nicol

    nicky@twistandflip.co.uk

    01472 750012

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260306.

    Apply now

    Closes in 12 days (Wednesday 31 July at 11:59pm)

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