KS2 Sports Apprentice and Teaching Assistant

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Company name:
St Andrews C Of E School

Company location:
PL20 7NA

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Developing a passion for learning within a caring community is the heart of our school vision. We have achieved the Platinum Sports award three years in a row. The school have an excellent reputation in competitive sports and offer a wide variety of enrichment experiences including the school triathalon and the school swimming pool. Being a ‘Tribe School,’ outdoor education is part of our enriched offer. The school grounds include a woodland area, brook and an apple orchard.

The school has strong links with the local community and the local church of St Andrew’s.

  • To work in a key stage 2 classroom to provide close supervision for 1:1 and small group work
  • Undertake agreed activities
  • Prepare resources
  • Support class teacher lead and work with the KS2 team to ensure needs of all the children are being addressed
  • A willingness to share ideas and contribute to the development of the whole school
  • Willingness to support or lead a group/club at lunchtime or after school
  • To organise and manage the sport equipment
  • To support PE/Sport lessons, competitions, events and clubs

St Andrew’s CofE Primary School – Employer.

Education – primary. 200 children on role.

Additional information.


Over the 15-month Level 2 Community Activator apprenticeship standard, you will work towards the following:

  • Behaviours, Skills, and Knowledge
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

You will have regular visits at the workplace from a designated College assessor to observe your progress and competence in the role you are carrying out.

Qualities and skills:

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills with adults and children
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience of working with children
  • PE/Sport specialist

Personal qualities

  • Willing and able to take on new ideas and initiatives
  • Enjoys working as a team
  • Personable and professional
  • Able to use initiative
  • Ability to plan effectively, to assess pupil progress and keep effective records
  • Enthusiastic and flexible
  • Can develop effective relationships with children and is sympathetic to the individuals needs of children depending upon their circumstance or additional needs
  • Sympathetic to the ethos of the Church of England and willing to promote these values with the children

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent grade 4/C or above in maths and English


There may be the potential for full-time employment upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, for the right candidate.

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Things to consider

We are a school with an outdoor education focus.

We are a school strongly committed to our Christian Distinctiveness.

We are a mile away from the nearest bus stop, so being able to drive is necessary.