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School Sports Apprentice

School Sports Apprentice

(Community Activator – Coach Apprenticeship Standard Level 2)

West Park Academy are seeking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic apprentice to join our hardworking team.  West Park Academy is a large primary school on the outskirts of Darlington, committed to further developing its wider curriculum to improve outcomes for children.  The post is to commence 1st September 2021. The successful candidate will become part of a committed team who have high expectations and believe in respect and success for all.

Salary £6037.20

30 hours per week

Term time only including 5 training days (46.8 weeks) pro rata

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week beginning 23rd August 2021

Closing Date: Monday 16th August 2021 - 12 noon

We are looking for an excellent school sports apprentice who is able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to use own initiative and think on their feet
  • Committed to improving the life chances of children through sport
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good rapport with both adults and children

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to be part of a friendly, successful team in a happy school
  • The opportunity to train with trained professionals and a supportive leadership team who are committed to staff development and training
  • Highly motivated and well behaved children
  • An excellent partnership with families

This is a training opportunity and as such you will be assigned a school based mentor.  Training is provided on the job and in partnership with Go Well (previously Sedgefield School Sports Partnership and Sporting Futures Training).

Application packs are available from and returnable to the school via email:

Application forms should be accompanied by a well-structured letter of application which outlines how you meet the requirements within the person specification.

This post is not open to job share.