Sports Coaching Apprenticeship with Muzzy Izzet and Steve Walsh

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Vacancy Description:
This Apprenticeship is an essential role in the sustainment and development of Physical Activity and Sports in Leicestershire Primary and Secondary Schools. Successful candidates will play a key role in the delivery of school sport, physical activity and PE. Their main role is to plan and deliver high quality sessions that increase participation and help maintain and develop standards of school sport and PE within and beyond the curriculum.

Main Roles:

  • To provide high quality sports coaching during and after school by assisting the head coach or PE teacher
  • Improve competitive sports provision and attend and officiate fixtures when required
  • Increase physical activity levels within the school
  • Improve attitudes to PE, school sport and physical activity by creating whole school/target group initiatives (not necessarily physically active – i.e. SEN groups)
  • To assist the school in its day to day duties
  • To complete the necessary work set through studying the NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership

Future Prospects:
The relevant exit routes on completion are:

  • Higher Education
  • Community Sports Coaching
  • International Sports Coaching
  • Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • Academy Coaching

Training to be provided:
The Apprenticeship (Level 2) comprises of:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership
  • The Principles for Coaching Sport
  • Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
  • First Aid/CPR Training
  • Functional Skills Exam
  • FA Level 1 Football Coaching Award (if not already obtained)
  • In-House Multi-Sports Training

Skills required:

  • Must be age 16 years or older
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Good levels of literacy and numeracy
  • A knowledge of health and safety
  • Enthusiastic
  • A good time keeper
  • Able to take instruction and willing to learn
  • Safety conscious
  • Physically fit
  • Able to work on their own and as part of a team
  • Able to travel independently to work at their own cost (car owner is desirable)
  • Have previous experience of sports coaching
  • Have previous experience of working with children
  • A minimum of an NGB Level 1 in Sports Coaching (desirable)

Based at Blaby and Whetstone FC, placements will be in schools in and around Leicestershire (travelling required)

Closing Date:

Working Week:
30 hours per week Mon-Fri (May include evening sessions with clubs)

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