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Sports Coach Apprentice - Cambridge United Foundation-



23rd May 2024

Employer description

Cambridge United Foundation is the charitable arm of Cambridge United Football Club. We use the power of sport and the brand of Cambridge United FC to empower our community and change lives.

Main description

If you are passionate about football then this is the position for you. Working within the Football in the Community Team at Cambridge Utd Foundation. This offers a varied position that gives the valuable opportunities of gaining experience through working with young people, colleagues, and key community partners in sport.

What you will do in your working day

The role involves:

Working within a football community setting and supporting the delivery of community sport with two particular focuses
School Sport. Delivering a wide range of Sports lessons and extra-curricular sport sessions in local primary schools
Community Youth Engagement. Engaging with hundreds of 8-18 year old’s through, turn up & play football sessions as well as a wide range of other constructive activities
The sessions, within areas of deprivation in Cambridge, are aimed at creating welcoming environments for young people to aspire to fulfil their potential
The wider community role involves working within the local networks to deliver and support coaching within and across partner community settings and schools

Entry requirements

GCSE or equivalent MATHS AND ENGLISH (Grade A*-C/9-4 (or) Desired

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative

Training to be provided 


Apprenticeship standard
Community activator coach Level 2 (GCSE)

Level 2 Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Safeguarding Level 1
  • Prevent Duty
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Training location to be confirmed

Future Prospects

Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship
Level 4 Community Sports Coach
Teaching Assistant with PE Focus in school setting
PE Teacher – following higher education routes

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/06/2024




This job is located in Cambridge, Cambs

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