Apprenticeship Vacancy 2017: Ireleth St Peter's CofE Primary

Sports & Pupil Support Apprentice wanted

The children, staff and governing body of Ireleth St Peter's CofE Primary School, in partnership with Lancashire FA, are looking to appoint a skilled, enthusiastic and highly motivated Sports & Pupil Support Apprentice who will be a role model for our children.

Are you aged 16-18? This could be the role for you.

Employer: Ireleth St Peter's CofE Primary School

Learning Provider: Lancashire FA

Closing date: Monday 17th July 2017, 4pm

Vacancy description:

You will be involved in a range of activities in school including:

  • Supporting the delivery of PE lessons across all age groups of children.
  • Running extra-curricular sports clubs, either at lunchtime or after school.
  • Assisting with breakfast club.
  • Supporting children to reach their potential in Maths and English.
  • Attending school trips, visits and community events.

Qualifications needed:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (including Maths & English at Grade D or above).

Personal qualities

Applicants should be:

  • Passionate about sport and developing children’s skills in physical education and approaches to active lifestyles.
  • A hard-working positive role model for our children, inspiring them to be the best they can be.
  • Eager to learn new skills and willing to be involved in whole school life, including community involvement.
  • Work alongside staff to promote the school’s Christian values and aims positively.
  • Develop good personal relationships within our strong and successful team.
  • Be flexible and adaptable whilst demonstrating strong organisational skills.
  • Establish and develop close relationships with parents, governors and the community.
  • Approachable, committed and dedicated with the ability to use initiative and remain calm under pressure.

Training will include:

Year 1

  • NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership
  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School Sport
  • Level 2 in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
  • Level 2 Award in First Aid for Sport
  • Level 1 Functional Skills Maths/English (if required)
  • 1st 4sport Level One Award in Coaching Football
  • Level 1 and 2 Sports Leaders Award
  • FA CRC disclosure

Year 2

  • NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Supporting the Delivery of Physical Education and School Sport
  • Level 3 in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
  • Level 2 Functional Skills Maths/English (if required)
  • 1st 4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football

This will be a fixed term temporary contract from 1 September 2017 until 31st July 2019.

Ireleth St Peter’s CofE Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all its pupils and staff, therefore the successful applicant will require DBS clearance.

Pay rate – Year 1: £3.50 per hour

Pay rate – Year 2: £4.05 per hour/£5.60 per hour (dependent on age)

Interested applicants should email a covering letter and CV to Mrs R E McFarlane at

If you would like further details about this position, please don’t hesitate to contact the school on 01229 462753.