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Apprentice Sports Coach - Term Time

The Viking Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F20-69-S
  • Posted:10/05/2022
  • Pay:Apprentice Pay Scale
  • Start Date:1/9/22
  • App Close Date:10/06/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC

Schools this job is for


We have an exciting opportunity at Upton Junior School; we are looking for a Sports Apprentice to join our wonderful staff team.  The right candidate will be a positive and enthusiastic person who loves working with children and has the desire to help children strive for their very best through engagement in Sport. The workplace learning will take part alongside our Sports Team in conjunction with a specialist training provider.

At the end of the course, the successful candidate will become a fully qualified and experienced Sports Coach Assistant!

Relevant skills and attributes:

  • An interest in, and commitment to, working with children and/or young people
  • A passion for sport and games
  • Some experience of working with children and young people
  • Ability to relate well to children, young people and adults
  • The skills to build an excellent rapport with the children
  • New and original ideas to actively engage children in play, sport and games
  • Motivated to succeed within the job
  • Willing to reflect on their own practice, learn, and apply that learning in the workplace
  • Willing to work as a member of a team and communicate effectively with a range of people
  • Willing to undergo a compulsory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for suitability for working with children and young people.

Above all you need to like children, to want the very best for them and be prepared to put their needs first: children will be at the heart of your work. You must be able to demonstrate that you understand the importance of educating the whole child within a creative and innovative school setting.

We can offer you:

  • Fantastic, kind and enthusiastic children
  • An incredibly supportive staff team
  • Excellent facilities
  • Training and career development
  • An aspirational approach to sport and PE provision

The apprenticeship will commence on the 1st September 2022 and offers 25 hours per week, on a fixed term basis. The apprenticeship will end once the course has been completed

Information about the trust

The Viking Academy Trust is a primary only, Multi-Academy Trust consisting of three inspirational schools: Upton Junior School, Chilton Primary School and Ramsgate Arts Primary School.

Our One Childhood One Chance philosophy resonates throughout everything we do at the Viking Academy Trust.

The Viking Academy Trust has a dedicated staff team determined in their efforts to ensure all pupils receive a first class educational experience. We combine a broad, challenging, high-quality education with excellent pastoral care and extra-curricular opportunity.

Our aim is to educate our pupils in the broadest sense, offering a firm foundation for life, a challenging but safe environment and a strong community spirit.

Our pupils; staff, parents and governors are proud of their schools - come and see why!

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lisa Blatchford, Chief Operations Officer
  • Address:Chilton Primary School,
    Chilton Lane,
    CT11 0LQ
  • Telephone: 01843 597695
  • Email: coo@vikingacademytrust.com



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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).