Walsall Council

PE Sports Apprentice at Barcroft Primary School - Advanced (Level 3)

Walsall Council (Employer)

Heart of England Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £8,273.20
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 5 days per week, term time You will be expected to work term time only with occasional requests for holiday work dependent on the school’s needs. This will be discussed at interview stage if you are short listed
24 months (duration)
1 September 2021(start date)
Teaching Assistant (apprenticeship standard)
8 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Are you passionate about Sports & Physical Education in school? Do you want to join a team which is committed to helping children to grow in all aspects of their development? Do you feel you can make a profound & positive difference to children’s physical and emotional wellbeing? If yes then Barcroft Primary is the place for you.


What will the apprentice be doing?

In School you would be tasked with supporting & leading PE lessons, lunch & playtime activities, clubs and events to raise the profile of PE/School Sport in schools. You will also lead (with support) Barcroft’s participation on local games’ competitions. You will also be encouraged to introduce projects across school to enrich the schools existing school offer - may include using some school sports budget (with leadership guidance). 

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

The Apprentice will work towards a Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship Standard with a Sport/PE focus this will include 20% off job training  and is included in working hours. Applicants may also need to work towards Functional Skills English and Maths. We will offer you mentor support in school, excellent training opportunities and additional Sports qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

As part of the Endless Possibilities programme you will be given information, advice and guidance on our progression pathways. This is a fixed term contract but we have a high retention rate for our Apprentices who usually progress into full time employment or the next level of the Apprenticeship.

Reality Check

School life is extremely busy and you will be on your feet all day! You will need to be Resilient and able to multi-task and enjoy working with children of all ages and caring for their needs.

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Coaching Experience

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade C or 4 or equivalent) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C or 4 or equivalent) Desired
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