School Sport Coach Apprentice

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School Sport Coach Apprentice

We are looking for an apprentice to support their development of skills alongside experienced teachers, and to build up our own staffs’ knowledge of the different strands of PE. They will build up their teaching experience in school and work as a teaching assistant at other times, supporting children on a 1-1 provision or small groups of children.

Blackfordby Lane Moira Swadlincote, DE12 6EX
Contact Name
Sophia Cleaver
Contact Email
Moira Primary School

About School Sport Coach Apprentice

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Planning and delivering parts of PE lessons alongside the class teacher.
  • Running after school and lunch clubs.
  • Working as a teaching assistant in a classroom or as a 1-1 support for an individual child. This will be under the direction of the class teacher and all relevant training will be accessed.

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

L4 Apprenticeship Standard in Sports Coach

Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths (if required)

End-Point Assessment (EPA):

  • Work based project and presentation with questioning
  • Practical observation with questioning
  • Professional discussion underpinned by a portfolio

Delivery Method

  • You will need to be able to attend a training course at Loughborough College starting on Tuesday 1st August 2023 for 3 weeks Monday to Friday. (Please ensure you are able to travel before applying)
  • Online portfolio to update with learning and development completed onsite
  • Diarised visits from dedicated Trainer/Assessor
  • Attendance to Loughborough College for Functional Skills (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Higher Education
  • Employment at the school
  • Coaching in education
  • Community sports coaching
  • International sports coaching

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
A Level or equivalent PE or Sport related qualification (Grade Level 3) Essential

Things to consider

Additional training to take place at Loughborough College every 2 weeks to develop knowledge, skills, and behaviours to accordance to this Apprenticeship. Please ensure you are able to travel before applying. Loughborough College reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy before the end date, following consultation with the employer..