Sports Apprentice

Sutton Park Primary, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B73 6UE

24 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    9 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 July 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (13 months)

Annual or full time equivalent salary

£8,004

Actual salary

£8,004

Sports Apprentice job summary

Sports Apprentice

Salary £8,004 per annum

Temporary 13-month contract

Term Time Only

36.5 Hours per week

The Prince Albert Community Trust wish to appoint Sports Apprentices to start in the Autumn Term. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to start their career in primary school teaching and/or sport coaching. We are looking for a passionate individual committed to developing their skills in the delivery of Physical Education and School Sport. The successful post holder will work within a well-established P.E department for 4 days per week in one of our schools. As part of the apprenticeship you will also gain a Level 2 Community Activator Coach qualification. This will be delivered by qualified tutors at Kingsbury School Sport Partnership through weekly education sessions.

Throughout the apprenticeship we will provide you with opportunities to:

  • Work with qualified teachers to support PE lessons in schools
  • Experience primary competition
  • Gain experience in supporting primary festivals, including working with children with Special Educational needs
  • Develop coaching skills by leading lunch time and extra- curricular activities
  • Develop personal skills that are essential to be successful in the work place
  • Gain recognised qualifications
  • Meet like minding people who have the same career interests
  • Meet and network with highly experienced colleagues in the education and sport sector

Benefits of an apprenticeship with PACT and Kingsbury School Sport Partnership:

  • Access to a health care cash plan and Westfield Rewards
  • You will receive first aid and safeguarding training
  • You will complete a level 2 multi sports qualification
  • One of our key aims as an organisation is employment of young people so we are committed to supporting your future journey onto a level 3 apprenticeship, university or employment within the industry.
  • You get to work at lots of different events providing additional experience outside of the school setting.
  • You will become part of a PACT apprentice team - building friendships and improving knowledge over the year
  • Fantastic kit

IMPORTANT Information relating to the role of a PE and School Sports Apprentice:

  • As Sports Apprentice you will be based within a primary school within the Prince Albert Community Trust.
  • Within this environment you will receive training, support and mentoring through an agreed tutor in partnership with Kingsbury School Sport Partnership.
  • As an Apprentice you are not a qualified member of staff and should not be on your own with a group unless there is an identified member of staff working in close vicinity. Unless you are a more experienced NGB level 2 coach, in which case the delivery ratio is 16:1.
  • You will be internally trained to allow for your competence to be assessed by your school/club to determine whether you can give you increased responsibility with lunchtime clubs etc. At this point if you are over 18 years old, you will be able to given more responsibility with clubs
  • You will be placed in a school for 4 days with one day a week set aside for training and workforce capacity i.e. to support with delivery of competitions with the school games organiser at Kingsbury School Sport Partnership.
  • You will complete the community activator apprenticeship which will be delivered over 13 months

We are an innovative Multi Academy Trust (MAT) with fantastic pupils and Trustees, supportive Governors and a great community. We are relentless in the pursuit of excellence for all our stakeholders and are passionate about children’s learning, creative in our approach and constantly reflective in our philosophy. Our family of six schools consists of Prince Albert Primary School, Heathfield Primary School, Highfield J&I School, Birchfield Primary School, Sutton Park Primary School and PA High School.

We are proud to offer a supportive and experienced leadership team to work alongside a hard-working and enthusiastic group of staff. If you believe you possess the qualities to take on this exciting challenge then we would be delighted to hear from you. To apply for this role, please review the recruitment pack an submit a completed application form to HR@the-pact.co.uk

The PACT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

“This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.”

Closing date: Friday 9th September 2022

Applying for the job

To apply for this role, please complete an application form and submit to HR@the-pact.co.uk

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About Sutton Park Primary

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
330 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact email
HR@the-pact.co.uk

We are an innovative Multi Academy Trust (MAT) with fantastic pupils and Trustees, supportive Governors and a great community. We are relentless in the pursuit of excellence for all our stakeholders and are passionate about children’s learning, creative in our approach and constantly reflective in our philosophy. Our family of six schools consists of Prince Albert Primary School, Heathfield Primary School, Highfield J&I School, Birchfield Primary School, Sutton Park Primary School and PA High School.

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