PE & School Sport Apprentice RIVERSIDE TRAINING LTD

If you are passionate about physical activity and want to inspire other young people to enjoy PE and school sport, then this is a perfect role to earn and learn at the same time.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Please note that this position is paid term time ONLY so annual wage may differ from the advertised figure.

    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

    Monday to Friday Term-time only (one day per week will be a study day)

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    8 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:

  • To act as a PE Teaching Assistant, supporting teachers in the delivery of PE lessons
  • Engage the most inactive young people, helping them to develop the skills, knowledge and enjoyment to participate in PE and school sport
  • Support the delivery of extra-curricular clubs, active break times and lunchtimes
  • Deliver interventions on a one-to-one or small group basis, using physical activity to achieve other outcomes such as improving behaviour, attendance and handwriting
  • Undertake administrative tasks such as arranging participation in sports competitions and festivals
  • To act as a responsible member of school staff on trips, fixtures and events
  • To be responsible for sports equipment, display boards and promotion of physical and sports activities within the school
  • Support young leaders and sports ambassadors in their roles
  • Develop new interventions and activities which will engage parents and children in physical activity, such as health councils
  • Work in partnership with community and voluntary organisations to support the development of school sport and physical activity within the school
  • Use insight and data to support interventions and evidence the impact of this
  • Undertake safeguarding and first aid training and any other training needs as identified by the school
  • Undertake any other duties deemed appropriate to the role

This role will involve working within a local school, specifically within the PE department. Please see the list of schools below, and be sure to select your preference when completing the application.


  • St Mary's C of E Primary School, Credenhill
  • Earl Mortimer College
  • Madley Primary School
  • Much Birch Primary School
  • Hampton Dene Primary School
  • Luston Primary School
  • Shobdon Primary School



  • Chaddesley Corbett Primary School

The training you will be getting

  • Community Sport and Health Officer Level 3
  • Internal training relevant to the role

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • After completing the apprenticeship, there are lots of different options. Some schools may choose to take you on as a PE teaching assistant
  • You may seek employment as a coach
  • It might help you decide you’d like to train to become a teacher and apply to go to university or you will develop transferable skills which you can apply to a range of other jobs
  • Further progression may well be available in other areas within our sector, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Please consider how you will travel to your chosen school site

About the employer

Riverside Training is a long-established, Government-approved training provider based in Hereford. We specialise in apprenticeship training from level 2- 7 enabling us to offer training to all emplyees at every level within an organisation. Today the company has over 40 employees , delivering national reach and a client base ranging from local primary schools through to the NHS. Since our formation in 1996 the company has trained more than 5000 apprentices and worked with over 500 businesses, including BMW, Portman Dental, Balfour Beatty, Eurostar, NHS and Anchor Hanover.







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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


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Apprenticeship standard

Community sport and health officer

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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