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Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship (Schools Based) Windsor Park C Of E Middle School

The Community Sport and Health Officer (CSHO) apprentice has an important role to play in improving the health and wellbeing of children, families and communities by delivering fun, inclusive and engaging activities that help to bring about a change in physical activity habits.

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Closing date: 22 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Wage

    Competitive salary

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Expected duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    25 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    20 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The successful applicants will be employed to work under the direct instruction of teaching staff. The role will be likely to include the following: 

  • Carrying out an audit of PE, Physical Activity, Sport and Wellbeing related provision. Using the results of this alongside the school development plan and school/MAT strategic objectives to develop a two-year action plan
  • Use recognised tools such as Youth Sports Trust Active Schools Planner to develop a needs analysis and baseline data set for the school
  • Working directly with pupils across all key stages  
  • Working collaboratively with a wide range of partner organisations 
  • Support the coordinator for PE and deliver PE department activity  
  • Planning programmes of activity for pupils, families and communities 
  • Performing physical activity and fundamental movement skills baseline and impact assessments of pupils 
  • Delivery of PE lesson to pupils 
  • Supporting the delivery of a rich & exciting extracurricular activity programme  
  • Delivering lunchtime activities  
  • Offering family engagement projects for physical activity 
  • Supporting pastoral teams to enhance the mental health, self-esteem and wellbeing of pupils  
  • Educating pupils about healthy eating and healthy lifestyles choices  
  • Promotion of active lessons (e.g. Active Literacy and Maths on the Move) 
  • Encouraging the use of technology in PE and Sports with pupils and staff 
  • Developing PE interventions for targeted pupils and those with SEND 
  • Implementing strategies to achieve 30mins of activity objectives 
  • Coordination of Play Leaders programme 
  • Supporting staff across the school to deliver PE and sharing good practice to maximise quality of teaching and learning for PE / sports 
  • Supporting competitive sports events at school, local and regional levels 
  • Organising community events 
  • External bid writing  
  • PE and Sport Premium spend tracking and DFE reporting  
  • Tracking engagement in extra-curricular provision across the school 
  • Conducting pupil and stakeholder consultation and evaluative feedback 
  • Working with community organisations and the school PTFA to offer projects based on community need 
  • Helping to prevent, minimise and manage anti-social behaviour 
  • Using social media as a mechanism of engagement and celebration of good practice
  • Safeguard children at all times 
  • Contribute to the overall ethos and working values of the school 
  • Contribute to raising standards by ensuring high expectations are shared with children 
  • Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety, by complying with good H&S practice 
  • Support the teachers and coach in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate 
  • Attend training sessions as required for CPD purposes 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An excellent communicator 
  • Well organised and adaptable 
  • Punctual and reliable 
  • Basic report writing 
  • Confident undertaking basic maths and literacy tasks with groups of children based on the current national curriculum requirements 

Personal qualities

To be considered for the role we are looking for someone who is: 

  • Passionate about working with children and young people 
  • A positive role model 
  • Interested in sport and physical activity 
  • Passion for teaching and learning  
  • Driven to achieve high levels of performance at all times 
  • Enthusiastic 
  • An excellent communicator  
  • Well organised and adaptable  
  • Punctual and reliable 
  • Able to use their initiative 
  • A positive attitude and flexible approach 
  • A good team player 
  • Able to adapt approach to meet needs of the children 
  • Determined and committed to learn and succeed  
  • Commitment to the safeguarding of children 

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum Level 2 qualification in a relevant field  
  • Level 2 NGB Qualification (Desirable) 
  • Competent in literacy and numeracy to Level 2  

Future prospects

We will support you in your personal development by providing you with the underpinning knowledge, skills and experience for the following: 

  • Careers within the Sport Coaching industry  
  • Careers within the Education sector including Behaviour & Learning Mentors, Teaching Assistants and Primary Teaching 
  • Potential further employment with the employer 
  • Opportunity for further education 
  • Candidates successfully achieving this apprenticeship will be eligible to apply for membership with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) as a Practitioner. 

Things to consider

The successful applicant will receive: 

  • Allocated mentor 
  • Access to school training  
  • Access to apprenticeship training delivered by Aspire Training Solutions (as outlined above) 
  • Allocated learning hours within the working week 


The school / Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work in our schools is expected to share this commitment. Therefore, this position is subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure. 

About the employer

We are a Middle School in Uttoxeter, our age range is Year 5 to Year 8. 

We value education in its widest sense; building on our history, making the most of today in order that we can make even more of tomorrow and the days, weeks, months and years that lie ahead.  This is ‘Learning for Life.’ 

We reinforce the values and beliefs that will make our children good people; kind, honest and courageous.Our commitment and energy is unlimited and unbounded.  We encourage and nurture curiosity, authenticity, creativity and compassion.  At Windsor Park Learning is not a spectator sport! 

It is the genuine quality of our relationships that really matter; this cannot be gauged by a simple statistic.  We care deeply about the children’s wellbeing, their happiness and fulfilment. 

Our children approach the world with a deep sense of integrity and responsibility.  They are also great fun to be with. 


Windsor Park C Of E Middle School


Windsor Park C Of E Middle School

Springfield Road


ST14 7JX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aspire Sports Health & Fitness Ltd

  • Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Level 2 Coaching Award in Multi-skills Development in Sport  
  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the delivery of PE and School Sport  
  • 1st 4 Sport - Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity training  
  • CPD in Supporting Behaviour Change  
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing CPD workshop  
  • PE CPD - National curriculum PE (invasion games, striking and fielding games, net and wall games, athletics)  
  • CPD training/resources in dance  
  • CPD day in gymnastics  
  • Training to deliver the Les Mills programme ‘Born To Move’ 
  • Impact – Social Skills in a Digital World training  
  • Lettings & Facilities Management training  
  • Best Practice Network - Future Teachers Programme resources and training (which can lead to a HLTA status assessment if required- additional charge for assessment)  
  • Functional skills in maths and English (where required)  
  • Funding bid writing training 

Apprenticeship standard

Community sport and health officer

Level 3 (A level)

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