Yealmpstone Farm Primary School

Yealmpstone Farm Primary School

£156.00 per week

Plymouth and Surrounding Areas

School Sports Apprentice
Published: Sep 05, 2018
Ref: YF262TL

The governors wish to appoint a sports teaching assistant apprentice to support the running of our sports and healthy schools programme across the school.

The Apprentice’s Role

We are looking for someone with a strong commitment to developing the positive, well-being and character of children who will work collaboratively as part of a team of staff. Good communication skills are essential and a willingness to adapt activities to suit the needs of the children will be important. Experience of supporting children with a range of needs would be desirable. A passion for sport and a healthy lifestyle is essential and coaching qualifications would be desirable. This is an opportunity to extend the provision of sport to our community and to support teaching and learning throughout the Federation. Yealmptone Farm School requires an enthusiastic and talented person to join our high achieving school. A passion for developing sport and healthy living at an early age is essential. You ill be required to support classes with the delivery of PE, run a sports element of our breakfast club, develop a sporting programme at lunchtimes, run some structured play/games, maintain the sports equipment and set up for lessons, assist in after school clubs including set up and attend and assist in sporting events.

Working Hours: 40hours per week, ranging between the hours of 8am-4.30pm Monday to Friday. Specific times will be negotiated with the school.

Wages: £156.00 per week, based on a 40 hour week. Any overtime above the 40 hours per week, will be paid at the appropriate national minimum wage depending on age.

Holiday: 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays) will be paid each year, during the course of your apprenticeship.

Contact Details: If you have any queries please contact us on either this email address or call us on 01752 332442.

Yealmpstone Farm is a thriving, aspirant community which embraces individuality and empowers young people to believe they can achieve their dreams.

Our school values diversity and challenges everyone to be the best they can be. We are constantly striving to improve teaching and learning and our staff have very high ambitions for all.
We are proud of our school grounds, which provide excellent learning opportunities and are maintained by a group of volunteers who support our school made up of parents, grandparents and friends.

We are ambitious to ensure that progress of children, from their relative starting points is very good and our curriculum is highly engaging and challenging, with a focus on the creative arts.

Should any future vacancies occur, then the right candidate would be considered for the role.

Skills Required

Good Numeracy and Literacy standards need to be demonstrated and a real interest in working with children.

Personal Qualities

Team player, patience, punctuality, confidentiality and reliability is essential. A strong work ethic will need to be demonstrated.

Prior Qualifications

A-C Grades Math and English.

The Apprenticeship in Physical Education and School Sport includes:

◾Level 3 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (QCF)
◾Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School Sport (QCF)
◾Functional Skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
◾Employment Rights and Responsibilities
◾Emergency First Aid
◾Certified Health and Safety Course
◾Internet Safety / Safeguarding

Most aspects of your training will be delivered on-site by the employer at your workplace, and you will have regular visits every six to eight weeks by your designated assessor from Skills Group, who will monitor your progress throughout your apprenticeship programme. Additional NGB and CPD courses may be provided as part of your professional development within the role.