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Lev­el 4 Sport Coach Apprentice

Job description

Epic Partners are looking an Apprentice to support and lead, in the delivery of enjoyable, progressive, and safe programmes of activities, in adherence with Epic Partners requirements, helping to maximise the positive impact of each session’s delivery and its projected outcomes. Support in the development of young people into the role of mentors.

  • Influence key stakeholders in the sporting context through own coaching philosophy and professional practice
  • Enhance coaching competencies and inter-intra-personal skills through continued professional development and self-awareness skills training
  • Develop transformational coaching strategies and tactics that consider sector, sport, organisation and participants unique needs
  • Comply with legal, ethical, effective and efficient coaching systems that align to the organisational vision strategies, policies and processes
  • Promote the value of the coaching team considering workforce structures and scopes including support staff, coaches, coaching assistants, and volunteers
  • Facilitate the development of the coaching team through due diligence, inductions, development and performance monitoring
  • Deliver effective coaching services through industry support networks and a collaborative, cohesive and competent coaching team
  • Design high quality curriculum that considers participants’ unique profiles, promotes ownership and informs micro, meso and macro plans as relevant to the sporting context
  • Design and deliver progressive programmes and select coaching pedagogies that maximise engagement, whole child/person development and accelerates sustainable skill acquisition
  • Deliver safe and effective coaching support to participants in practice, at events or competitions and influences learning and skill transfer across situations
  • Embrace each participants uniqueness, their rights and advocates fairness, equality and diversity within the coaching environment
  • Promote holistic wellbeing to control/contain stressors experienced by participants in their own context and environment
  • Facilitate participant development by applying learning theory and skill acquisition techniques relevant to participants needs, sport specific demands and context
  • Facilitate participant development and skill acquisition through positive learning environments and behaviour management strategies
  • Facilitate participant development and skill acquisition through technological advancements and wider industry support mechanisms
  • Measure the impact of the coaching strategies though analysis of participant, coach, coaching team and organisational perception and performance data
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function, commensurate with the level of responsibility of the post

Development and training:

  • To respond positively to new and alternative systems, undertaking training and development activities as identified

Health and Safety:

  • To comply with relevant health & safety legislation, policies and procedures in the performance of the duties and responsibilities of the post

Equality and Diversity:

  • To support, promote & comply with the Company’s Equality & Diversity policies in the performance of the duties and responsibilities of the post

Confidentiality & Data protection:

  • The Company requires all staff to maintain a high standard of confidentiality, and any disclosure of information outside the proper and recognised course of duty will be treated as a serious disciplinary offence
  • All staff are also subject to the Data Protection Act

How to apply for this vacancy

You can apply for this vacancy through the National Apprenticeship Service. If you require any assistance with applying for this vacancy please contact us on 0115 945 7260 or email the apprenticeship team.

Application deadline: 17/10/2022

Possible start date: 24/10/2022

Skills required

  • Communication skills
  • Team working
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Patience

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent Maths and English A*-C/ 9-4 (Essential)
  • BTEC or equivalent Sports A*-C/ 9-4 (Essential)

Training provided

  • Sport Coach Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard

  • Functional Skills level 2 if required
  • Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment
  • Day release delivered once a week at our Basford site

Future progression

  • Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship

Employer information

Epic is a small team of specialists that possess a diverse set of skills, ranging from sports programme facilitation to English and IT teaching. Our staff are drawn from a variety of backgrounds, but we have one common purpose, to enrich the lives of the communities that we serve. We offer physical activity packages to schools that includes lunchtime activities, after-school clubs and P.E lessons as well as pastoral services to help support the learning and emotional resilience of pupils. We run multiple community events and activities weekly and during the school holidays at various locations around St Ann’s and Sneinton. We care about our local community and want those who take part in our activities and projects to have fun and to learn at the same time. We take care to design our programmes to achieve this goal.

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Reference number VAC1000088457
Working week Between the following hours Monday - Friday, 08:30 - 17:00
Total hours per week: 25
Expected duration 21 Months
Apprenticeship level Higher
Related course Sports Coach - Higher Apprenticeship (Level 4)
Salary £6,253.00 (Annually)

Wage explained

Appren­tices are paid for their nor­mal work­ing hours and train­ing that’s part of their appren­tice­ship (usu­al­ly one day per week).