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School Sport Coach Apprentice Level 3

Brief overview of the role

SCL want YOU! SCL are recruiting for a School Sport Apprentice. The School Sport Coach Apprenticeship offers an exciting opportunity to gain experience in a fun working environment whilst working towards a Level 3 NVQ. This one year teaching and coaching programme will develop your skills and knowledge of sports coaching and activity leadership.

Working week

Work at a Breakfast Club (7.30am - 9am), Lunch time club, PE Lessons and After School Sports Club (3.15pm - 4.15pm) in term time. Work at Holiday Clubs (8am - 6pm) during the school holidays. (shift patterns included)

Total hours per week: 37.50

Vacancy description

The School Sport Coach Apprenticeship offers an exciting opportunity to gain experience in a fun working environment whilst working towards a Level 3 qualification. 

This one year Apprenticeship programme will develop your skills and knowledge of delivering a range of fun activities to primary school children. 

Key responsibilities;

  • Learn how to deliver PE lessons in line with the PE National Curriculum
  • Learn how to plan and deliver safe, fun, engaging extracurricular coaching sessions for children aged 4-11
  • Learn how to build effective relationships with parents and school staff
  • During this apprenticeship you will be supported by a Regional Manager and Apprentice Assessor
  • You will also be required to attend training 

At SCL we are currently recruiting for School Sport Coach Apprenticeship vacancies in the following areas; Bracknell & Camberley, Fleet, Aldershot area and Basingstoke. 

Normal working day for a coach:

  • 07:30 - 09:00 - Breakfast Club
  • 10:00 - 12:00 - Admin (planning routes to schools & sessions)
  • 13:00 - 15:30 - PE teaching
  • 15:30 - 18:30 - Extracurricular activities

Please note this role does not have a centre office and you will be working in the field at different schools. 

Desired skills

  • Passionate about developing a career leading children's activities or sport
  • Experience coaching/playing sport
  • Be able to relate to and engage with children between the ages of 4-11
  • Be reliable and passionate over everything else as there will be interaction with many different people both internally and in the schools you work in
  • Undertake an enhanced DBS check 
  • You are a positive role model
  • You have the ability to communicate and influence at all levels 

Personal qualities

  • Keen interest in sport and pursuing a career in sport coaching 
  • Enthusiasm
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Reliable
  • Committed
  • Professional

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE's (or equivalent) in maths and English A-C/7-4 - desirable but not essential 

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship programme there is a possibility of a full-time position. 

Full apprenticeship training will be delivered by SCL Education & Training.

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education & School Sport
  • Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
  • Level 2 Food Hygiene
  • Level 2 Safeguarding and Protecting Children
  • Paediatric First Aid

This element of the Apprenticeship programme will be delivered by SCL Education & Training, part of the SCL Group. During your apprenticeship you will be supported by a Regional Manager and Apprentice Assessor.

School Sport Coach Apprentice Level 3

Bracknell RG12 2SJ, UK
Basingstoke RG24 8PE, UK
Camberley, UK
Apprenticeships, Advanced Apprenticeship

Published on 2 Jun 2020