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Primary Education Delivery Apprentice Shrewsbury Town Foundation

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Closing date: 17 Jul 2022

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

    Daily start and finish times may vary but mainly between 8.30 – 4.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    21 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Placed within our Primary Education Department, apprentices will study the Sport Coaching Level 4 apprenticeship qualification and will work alongside experienced delivery staff to delivery high quality physical education in primary schools across Shropshire.  

As an apprentice your role will include:

Working alongside our Primary Education Managers & Coordinators to deliver a range of Community activities and initiatives.

Assisting lead coaches on Shrewsbury Town Foundation courses, including but not limited to: Soccer Schools, Multi Sports and Holiday Activity and Food Programmes.

Supporting the operational activity and delivery of the Realising Potential, Achieving Goals, Changing Lives Strategy 2019-2023.

Carrying out administrative duties as necessary e.g., maintain accurate attendance registers; monitor and evaluate assessment of coaching sessions and carry out risk assessment of activities.

Ensuring that the safety of participants, volunteers and staff is prioritised at all times.


What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Sports Coach higher standard. 

You will have a range of training delivered through your apprenticeship with SCL Professional including:

Online learning
Webinars/virtual classrooms
Assignment and project work
1-2-1 on site teaching and learning
Masterclasses and talks
Additional training and support relevant to your apprenticeship will be delivered by Shrewsbury Town FC 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of this apprenticeship, you may be offered a permanent contract of employment or the opportunity to progress onto a higher level apprenticeship programme.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English Language and Mathematics (Grade 4 - 9) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Sports Qualification (Grade Pass) Essential
Other The FA Playmaker Qualification (Grade Pass) Essential
Other The FA Emergency Aid Certificate (Grade Pass) Desired
Other The FA Safeguarding Children Certificate (Grade Pass) Desired

About the employer

At the Shrewsbury Town Foundation, we aim to deliver a service that can be judged as ‘first class’ by our participants, funders and community partners. Integral to this are our vision, mission and values. Our mission is to utilise the power of sport to engage, inspire and strengthen our local community. Our vision is to take Shrewsbury Town into the heart of the local community, empowering people to realise their potential and achieve their goals.


Shrewsbury Town Foundation


Ludlow Football Stadium

Bromfield Road



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Training provider



Apprenticeship Hub

Apprenticeship standard

Sports coach

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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