Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer (Apprentice Sports Coach/PE Specialist).

Premier Education Exeter

We have two vacancies for the Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer apprenticeship at Premier Education. This course is designed to the give you the experience and confidence to effectively deliver sports and physical activity sessions in a variety of settings.

Apprenticeships > Level 3 (Advanced) Apprenticeship Leisure

  • GMFJ Reference
    128925
  • Wages
    £5.00 p/h
  • Hours
    30.00 per week
  • Date Posted
    13/04/2021
  • Start Date
    08/11/2021

  • Location
    Exeter
  • Status
    Now Taking Applications
  • Sector
    Leisure
  • Opportunity Type
    Advanced Level 3
  • Employer
    Premier Education

Description of Opportunity

The key role of a Community Sport and Health Officer (CSHO) is to initiate behaviour change in local residents with regards engagement in sport and physical activity across local communities. By working within and across local organisations individuals will scope, organise and coordinate the delivery of opportunities for local communities to get more physically active. Employers are likely to come from the private, public, charitable and third sector and deliver core business activities in the fields of leisure, sport, youth work, youth justice, outdoor education, or public health. A CSHO requires a comprehensive understanding of the principles of behaviour change; an ability to adapt delivery to suit different groups in society; knowledge of how to manage and lead colleagues or volunteers; practical experience of how to develop and devise appropriate sports or physical activity programmes; and the expectations of collaborative work with a network of partners / stakeholders. The role is a flexible one and in this role individuals can expect to work varied hours, including evenings/weekends, and during school holiday periods. Tasks might include attendance at meetings, supervising sessions, liaising with partner organisations, designing marketing collateral, updating social media or reporting against project criteria. It is also important for the CSHO to understand their limitations and boundaries, working with specialists from other professions where appropriate – this may include the police and uniformed services, Allied Health Professionals, counsellors, personal trainers, sports coaches or youth workers. The occupation exists within the sport for development sector that plays an important role in improving the health of the nation - creating opportunities that get more people, more active, more often.
The Level 3 CSHO apprenticeship is designed to the give you the experience and confidence to effectively deliver sports and physical activity sessions, and organise/run programmes that promote healthy lifestyles and exercise to young people within the community, across primary schools and other public settings.
More specifically, upon completion of your apprenticeship you will be qualified to deliver PE in primary schools, lead sports clubs during out of school hours, and provide sport related guidance to children within the primary age bracket.
Key Apprenticeship Job Role/Duties with Premier Education:
Shadow and assist current staff with their delivery of PE in the school curriculum
Shadow and assist current staff with their delivery of before, lunch time, and after school sports clubs
Shadow and assist current staff with their delivery of our holiday camp programme during school holidays (community projects)
Complete basic administration and office related tasks

For more information about this vacancy please contact Exeter College on 0 (Ref ID: 128925)

Computer literate
Level 4 or equivalent in Maths and English

Full UK Drivers Licence would be preferred


The successful candidate will complete their apprenticeship and gain a Level 3 Community Sport & Health Officer qualification.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about sports and
physical activity and who are determined to pass their enthusiasm towards
healthy living onto young children. Candidates will be confident, organised,
and adaptable to new surroundings.

To be successful in a role with Premier Education,
candidates will understand the importance of clear communication and also hold
the ability to be proactive at all times.
Upon completion of your course you will be qualified to work as a sports specialist within primary schools and local sport and health centres. Through completing your apprenticeship with Premier Education you will be perfectly placed to apply for a role within the company should you wish to do so. Premier Education are the leading provider of sport and physical activity in primary schools across the entire United Kingdom and are equipped to offer you a role inspiring young children through sport and physical activity. The experience and knowledge gained during your course will give you the platform to be an exceptional sports coach who also has the ability to lead projects, people, and positive change within the community – all of which can be facilitated by Premier Education
Please note, most work will be in the Exeter area in locations such as schools and other outdoor settings

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