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Apprentice Sports Coach Level 4 (Ref: 2024_696)

Greenmount Primary School, St Vincent’s Road, Ryde, IOW, PO33 3PT

HAYE Scale 7, actual salary £17,123 to £18,017 per annum

Contact: The school business manager at admin@greenmount.iow.sch. or Tel: 01983 562165 uk.

Vacancy Reference: 2024_696

Closing Date: 01/03/2024

Contract Type: Fixed Term (Until end of apprenticeship; approximately 18 months)

Hours: 30 per week



Tel: 01983 562165    



POST: Apprentice Sports Coach Level 4

Salary: Hays Scale Grade 7.  Actual £17,123 - £18,017. 

Hours:  30 hours per week

Duration: Fixed Term (Until end of apprenticeship; approximately 18 months)

We are creating the position for an Apprentice Sports Coach to join our committed and enthusiastic team with effect from February, offering a salaried route to those interested in gaining a level 4 Sports Coach qualification.

At the direction of the PE Lead and Senior Leadership team the successful applicant will support the provision of high-quality sports and fitness sessions across the school. Delivering PE sessions, clubs as well as enabling the school to participate in competitions and activities to motivate and inspire pupils to get active.

The role is across 52 weeks of the year to enable the successful candidate to complete their training and gain their coaching qualification around receiving a blend of hands-on experience, with the added benefit of working alongside a team of experienced teachers and mentors within the school. This is a fixed term position which will end once the apprenticeship is completed.

The successful candidates must have:


  • A commitment to make a difference, inspire and motivate.
  • A positive and enthusiastic approach.
  • The ability to work as a team and individually.
  • A commitment to their own learning and development, and the sharing of good practice.
  • 5 GCSE qualifications or equivalent.

Please do contact the school with any questions about the role or application process.

Completed applications should be returned to the school business manager at

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  All staff and volunteers are expected to share in this commitment. We ensure stringent safer recruitment practices are completed and require applicants to be willing to undergo child protection and social media screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This school is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

PLEASE NOTE: Not all school staff are employed directly by the Isle of Wight Council, you can ask on application who the employer for this role will be.

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The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour PolicyEmployee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council’s Terms & Conditions of employment are available upon request. Please contact our recruitment team via if you would like to receive a copy.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Closing Date: 1 March 2024