Apprentice Sports Coach



Closes in 7 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 1 July 2024


· Plan, prepare, and deliver engaging, fun, and progressive activities to children aged 4 – 11 years old that focus on participation, development, and enjoyment. · Monitor and track pupil progress, review and adapt your programme of sessions accordingly. · Take on a pastoral role with children who need additional help and support.

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 sport and health officer (level 3)
Monday to Friday from/between 7:30am - 5:30pm No evening work (but at least finishing Afterschool deliveries) No weekend work

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September


1 Year 4 Months

Positions available



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 sport and health officer Level 3

- Entry Level qualifications

- Training will be done online 

- Training will be 1-2 days a week

- Functional skills if required

Where you’ll work

2 Fiddlers Folly Fordham Heath





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


Your training course

Community sport and health officer (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Successful application of tactics and strategies to empower people from inactive and hard to reach populations to take up an active lifestyle
  • Successful application of a range of approaches that bring about changes in attitudes and behaviours within target communities
  • Supporting people within target communities to become involved in the preparation, planning and delivery of sport and active lifestyles
  • Using local insight and customer-orientated marketing skills to attract high priority groups into existing leisure, parks and sport infrastructure
  • Negotiation, lobbying and brokerage skills with local partners across public health, community development and anti social behaviour
  • Demonstrate clear and effective communication techniques in order to give/receive information accurately and in a timely and positive manner
  • Problem solving and effective decision making with regards the design and implementation of sport and physical activity programmes
  • Writing successful funding bids to enable new, different or more opportunities to take place for sport and physical activity
  • Managing disruptive behaviour of clients and customers before, during and after activities
  • Managing and adapting personal behaviours to ensure provision is inclusive, customer-focused and accessible
  • Building partnerships and developing meaningful relationships with local partners and stakeholders in sport and physical activity
  • 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.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Physical Education (grade 1)

    Desirable qualifications

    BTEC or equivalent in:

    • Sport (grade A)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    The vacancy will involve multiple school (1-3) assignments on a daily basis. The importance of nearby residence location and having a car and a driver's license is essential.

    About this company

    Are you an experienced sports coach looking to further your career? Does the prospect of growing into a management role interest you? If you have answered yes to one or both questions, we might have the job for you! Established in 1999 , Premier Education is the UK’s No.1 provider of sport and physical activity to primary schools. We are experiencing a period of substantial growth resulting in the need to recruit a Primary School Sports Coach. Check out this short video about Premier - Our vision is to get More Children, More Active, More Often Last year we impacted the lives of over 300,000 children. That was an incredible achievement during a year where we spent much of it in Lockdown. However this year we want to go bigger and better than ever before. We have set ourselves the outrageous target of impacting over 800,000 children this year. We are looking for enthusiastic, adventurous , creative and open minded individuals to join us on our journey to get MORE CHILDREN, MORE ACTIVE, MORE OFTEN We enforce best in class standards of deployment and as an accredited training provider, we skill our workforce to new levels. We know our team has the most up to date qualifications and meet these standards because we quality assure our network annually. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Successful Apprenticeships have many progression routes in the company. 

    1. To be our Activity Professional 

    2. To be part of our Assistant Team Leaders

    3. To be our Senior Activity Professional

    4. To be on Extra Curricular, Curricular, Wrap Around Team Leaders

    5. To be part of Management Leadership Team

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Joshua Carney

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261623.

    Apply now

    Closes in 7 days (Thursday 1 August at 11:59pm)

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