PE and School Sports Apprenticeships

Enjoy sport and working with young people?

Want to gain Valuable vocational experience within School and Community based settings?

Sporting Futures PE and School Sport Apprenticeship Programme could be for you.

Working in Schools, School Sport Networks all over England our apprentices are enrolled onto a programme that involves 20% Off the job Training to support and develop knowledge, skills and behaviours to equip our Apprentices to undertake their role within school.

Level 2  Community Activator Apprentice ( 13-15 months)

Roles:

  • Supporting the delivery of Physical Activity,PE and School Sport
  • Supporting and working alongside Teachers during lessons
  • Helping within the classroom
  • Supporting the Health, well-being of young people
  • Delivering warm- ups and small groups within PE Lessons.
  • Delivering health related activities in school setting.
  • Supporting and working towards delivery of small projects such as Daily Mile, Physical Activity projects/programmes
  • Helping to support youngsters returning to a structured day following the covid-19 situation
  • Supporting the organisation and Delivery of School Sport Competition – within school and the community.

As an Apprentice you will be linked with the wider agenda of  promoting Health and well-being through Physical Activity . Linking with PE and School Sport through working alongside National Governing Bodies, County Sports Partnerships and the Youth Sport Trust. Pathways will be created to help you gain experiences and opportunities to further your development and sporting career paths.

If you enjoy sport and working with young people and would like to gain valuable experience working within both a school and community setting, then this could be for you.
We currently have 230 Apprentices within our schools in Stevenage across Hertfordshire, London, Durham, Liverpool and Birmingham.

Our apprentices are based within schools and work 30 hrs a week with training being delivered within their Hub-site setting with the Apprentices Lead Tutors and as with all apprenticeships have 20% off the job training.
The role involves working within a school setting and supporting the delivery of  Health and well-being, Physical Activity, Physical Education and school sport.
The wider community role involves working within the local PE and school sports network to deliver competition for all the schools within the area.
It is an interesting, varied position that gives the valuable opportunities of gaining experience in working with young people, working with colleagues in a school setting and with key community partners in sport.

You will find out about school- based career pathways and sporting career paths that are available and the hope would be that this apprenticeship will lead you onto your next step on the sporting ladder.

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship with PE Focus ( 13-15months)

This  Apprenticeship allows an individual to become a PE focussed Teaching Assistant.  Learners follow the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship with a PE Focus.

The role involves:

  • Take on more responsibility within School setting
  • Greater supporting role in PE, Physical Activity Sessions
  • Delivering Extra Curricular Groups and clubs
  • Liaising with School Games Organisers to help organise Festivals and Competitions
  • Greater emphasis of supporting in a classroom based setting to develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours.
  • You will be engaged within a second subject to further develop your skills

At the end of this second year depending upon existing academic qualifications gained by the individual the potential progression routes are 

Employed within school as a Teaching Assistant, Foundation Degree in learning and teaching with a potential pathway into Teaching, Sports Coaching, Sports Development, Higher/Further Education, Public Services, Police Force, Sports Development

Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship with Level 4 Diploma in Primary PE Practice        (13-15 months)

This pathway is only available in specific areas and is a potential second year progressive Apprenticeship pathway.

It allows an individual to become a PE  Teaching Assistant.  Learners follow the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship with the Level 4 Active IQ Diploma in Primary PE Practice – a qualification that was developed in partnership with Sporting Futures Training specifically for our Learners.

This pathway has an added cost for the Employer £500, and it gives the individual an enhanced skill set to build on previously developed competencies in the workplace.

The role involves:

  • Take on more responsibility within School setting
  • Greater supporting role in PE, Physical Activity Sessions
  • Delivering Extra Curricular Groups and clubs
  • Liaising with School Games Organisers to help organise Festivals and Competitions
  • Greater emphasis of supporting in a classroom based setting to develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours.
  • You will be engaged within a second subject to further develop your skills

Qualification:

Qualification Units:

Unit 1 Principles of Primary Physical Education

Unit 2 Understanding the Physical Development of Children

Unit 3 Planning Multi-Skill activity sessions as an extra-curricular activity

Unit 4 Delivering Multi-Skill activity sessions as an extra-curricular activity

Unit 5 Evaluate the impact of Multi-Skill activity sessions

Unit 6 Promote and deliver an Active Healthy lifestyle

Unit 7 Plan, Deliver and Evaluate a unit of work in Physical Education

Unit 8 Educational Gymnastics

Unit 9 Leading a school sporting event or competition

At the end of this second year depending upon existing academic qualifications gained by the individual the potential progression routes are 

Employed within school as a Teaching Assistant, Foundation Degree in learning and teaching with a potential pathway into Teaching, Sports Coaching, Sports Development, Higher/Further Education, Public Services, Police Force, Sports Development

CLASSROOM TEACHING ASSISTANT : Level 3

Working within our partner schools – Sporting Futures Training offer generic Teaching Assistant Training through either newly employed support staff or EXISTING team members.

We deliver a bespoke Tecahing Assistant delivery that focusses on the needs of the school and we ensure all aspects link in with the development of Knowledge, skills and behaviours that comply with the level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenitceship.

We have attained High level achievements with the TA Apprenticeship and are open to and welcome discussions with schools to develop a bespoke program within one or across a network of schools.