Community Sport and Health Officer Level 3 Apprenticeship at Leigh Trust

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Community Sport and Health Officer Level 3 Apprenticeship

The successful applicants will be employed to work under the direct instruction of teaching staff. 

The role will be likely to include the following: 

  • Carrying out an audit of PE, Physical Activity, Sport and Wellbeing related provision. Using the results of this, alongside the school development plan and school/MAT strategic objectives, to develop a two-year action plan 
  • Use recognised tools such as Youth Sports Trust Active Schools Planner to develop a needs analysis and baseline data set for the school 
  • Working directly with pupils across all key stages  
  • Working collaboratively with a wide range of partner organisations 
  • Support the co-ordinator for PE and deliver PE department activity  
  • Planning programmes of activity for pupils, families and communities 
  • Performing physical activity and fundamental movement skills baseline and impact assessments of pupils 
  • Delivery of PE lesson to pupils 
  • Supporting the delivery of a rich & exciting extra curricular activity programme  
  • Delivering lunchtime activities  
  • Offering family engagement projects for physical activity 
  • Supporting pastoral teams to enhance the mental health, self-esteem and wellbeing of pupils  
  • Educating pupils about healthy eating and healthy lifestyles choices  
  • Promotion of active lessons (e.g. Active Literacy and maths on the Move) 
  • Encouraging the use of technology in PE and sports with pupils and staff 
  • Developing PE interventions for targeted pupils and those with SEND 
  • Implementing strategies to achieve 30mins of activity objectives 
  • Co-ordination of Play Leaders programme 
  • Supporting staff across the school to deliver PE and sharing good practice to maximise quality of teaching and learning for PE/sports 
  • Supporting competitive sports events at school, local and regional levels 
  • Organising community events 
  • External bid writing  
  • PE and Sport Premium spend tracking and DFE reporting  
  • Tracking engagement in extra-curricular provision across the school 
  • Conducting pupil and stakeholder consultation and evaluative feedback 
  • Working with community organisations and the school PTFA to offer projects based on community need 
  • Helping to prevent, minimise and manage anti-social behaviour 
  • Using social media as a mechanism of engagement and celebration of good practice 
  • Safeguard children at all times 
  • Contribute to the overall ethos and working values of the school 
  • Contribute to raising standards by ensuring high expectations are shared with children 
  • Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety, by complying with good H&S practice 
  • Support the teachers and coach in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate 
  • Attend training sessions as required for CPD purposes 

Training to be provided

  • Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the delivery of PE and School Sport  
  • Best Practice Network – Teaching Toolkit and SEND Toolkit resources and training (which can lead to a HLTA status assessment if required- additional charge for assessment) 
  • L3 Diploma in Health and Wellbeing Improvement – Supporting Behaviour Change in Professional Practice 
  • Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity 
  • Mental Health First Aider Certificate (2 days)  
  • Level 2 Award in Multi-skills Development in Sport 
  • L3 Award in Supporting the Delivery of Dance in Physical Education and School Sport 
  • PE CPD - National curriculum PE (invasion games, striking and fielding games, net and wall games, athletics) 
  • CPD day in gymnastics 
  • Funding bid training (internally delivered) 

Desired skills

  • An excellent communicator 
  • Well organised and adaptable 
  • Basic report writing
  • Confident undertaking basic maths and literacy tasks with groups of children based on the current national curriculum requirements

Personal qualities

To be considered for the role, we are looking for someone who is: 

  • Passionate about working with children and young people 
  • A positive role model 
  • Interested in sport and physical activity 
  • Passion for teaching and learning  
  • Driven to achieve high levels of performance at all times 
  • Enthusiastic 
  • Punctual and reliable 
  • Able to use their initiative 
  • A positive attitude and flexible approach 
  • A good team player 
  • Able to adapt approach to meet needs of the children 
  • Determined and committed to learn and succeed  
  • Commitment to the safeguarding of children 

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum Level 2 qualification in a relevant field  
  • Level 2 NGB qualification (desirable) 
  • Competent in literacy and numeracy to Level 2 

Future prospects

We will support you in your personal development by providing you with the underpinning knowledge, skills and experience for the following: 

  • Careers within the Sport Coaching industry  
  • Careers within the Education sector including Behaviour & Learning Mentors, Teaching Assistants and Primary Teaching 
  • Potential further employment with the employer 
  • Opportunity for further education 
  • Candidates successfully achieving this apprenticeship will be eligible to apply for membership with the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) as a Practitioner

Things to consider

The successful applicant will receive: 

  • Allocated mentor 
  • Access to school training  
  • Access to apprenticeship training delivered by Aspire Training Solutions (as outlined above) 
  • Allocated learning hours within the working week 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work in our schools is expected to share this commitment. Therefore, this position is subject to receipt of an enhanced DBS disclosure. 

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

About Leigh Trust

Leigh Trust strongly believes that every child has the right to receive an excellent education and our vision is to successfully work together with our schools and those of the wider community to transform provisions and outcomes for children and provide the best opportunities for every child to reach their potential. 

Leigh Trust endorses a vibrant and progressive culture and a climate of continuous innovation. Our culture and ethos promote well-being and respect, and the children’s ambitions and achievement are at the very heart of all we do. 

Within Leigh Trust, we are continually developing an ethos of achievement and ambition that defines the aspirational nature of our schools; we seek only the best, aim higher than may at first seem reasonable to expect, and strive for the maximum for every single learner. 

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