The opportunity to work alongside an experienced coach to gain knowledge, experience and training in the planning, delivery and assessment of PE lessons in a Nursery / primary school environment. Gaining the necessary skills and experience to allow independent delivery of PE and extra- curricular sports activities.

Desired skills

Excellent communication / organisational skills
A strong background and interest in sports
Preferably experience of working in a primary school setting
Good communication skills

Personal qualities

Genuine interest in a career working with children and sport
Hard working
Positive attitude
Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE in maths & English 9-4/A*-C or equivalent.

Future prospects

Successful completion of the apprenticeship will lead to permanent employment with us as a specialist Physical Education Coach.

Things to consider

Successful applicants may be required to have a clear Enhanced DBS certificate.

Travel will be required therefore own transport is essential.

Important Other Information

Evening work within a grassroots football club may be required. This could be up to 7:30pm. Also Saturday mornings at grassroots football games.

97.6% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

(*Destination data, based on apprentices completing in academic year 2016/17).

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

96% of our apprentices agree that they are happy with their course.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

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