Apprenticeship Vacancy: Sports & Pupil Support Apprentice

At St Augustine’s & St Ignatius Catholic Primary Schools

The children, staff and governing bodies of St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School and St Ignatius Catholic Primary School, in partnership with Lancashire FA, are looking to appoint a skilled, enthusiastic and highly motivated apprentice who will be a role model for our children.

Employer: St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School and St Ignatius Catholic Primary School

Learning Provider: Lancashire FA

Closing date: 26th May 2017


Vacancy description:

You will be involved in a range of activities working with both schools including:

  • Supporting the delivery of PE lessons across all age groups of children.
  • Running lunchtime and after school sports clubs.
  • Supporting children to reach their potential in Maths and English.

Qualifications needed:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (including Maths & English at Grade C or above).
  • Coaching qualifications are desirable but are not essential; however, candidates should detail any coaching experience in their application.

Personal qualities

Applicants should be:

  • Passionate about sport and developing children's skills in physical education and approaches to active lifestyles.
  • Interested in child development and education.
  • A positive role model for our children and inspire them to be the best they can be.
  • Eager to learn and develop new skills.
  • Willing to be involved in whole school life.
  • Flexible and adaptable.

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 in Principles of Coaching 
  • 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 contract in the first instance from 1 September 2017 until 31 August 2019.

The successful applicant will require DBS clearance.

Pay rate – Year 1: £3.50 per hour

Pay rate – Year 2: £4.05 - £7.50 (dependent on age)

To apply, please download and fill in the application form,
and email it to bursar@st-augustines-pri.lancs.sch.uk.

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