Ysgol Craig Y Don – Sports Coaching Apprenticeship


Location: Clarence Dr, Conwy, Llandudno LL30 1TR

Subject: Apprenticeship

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Fixed Term

Salary Type: Monthly

Salary: £144.30 per week

Start date: 05/09/2022

Brief description of the school:

Ysgol Craig y Don is a large primary school of ~400 pupils in Llandudno, a beautiful coastal town resort known as the “Queen of the Welsh Resorts.” The school, on its current site, was established in 1977 and prides itself on the high standards of teaching and learning attained by pupils and staff.

Vacancy description:

Working in a successful Primary school and acting as a great sporting role-model for our young people. You will organise and run safe and enjoyable activities at lunchtimes, support teachers delivering PE and run after school sport activities. You we be seen as a champion for sport and physical activity, ensuring that pupils and learners have a positive experience and engagement with PE and sport.

We are looking for a Sports Coaching Apprentice to become part of the team in our friendly, successful primary school.

We want someone who:

  • Will be a great sporting role-model for our children.
  • Can organise and run safe and enjoyable activities at playtimes and lunchtimes.
  • Will be able to support our teachers in the delivery of PE lessons.
  • Can organise and run sport and physical activity sessions after school for children of all ages.
  • You will be expected to organise and lead playground activities for infant and junior aged children during break and lunchtimes, making sure that pupils are safe, happy and enjoying developing new skills.
  • You will also be expected to support our teachers while they deliver PE lessons, using your skills to help the pupils to improve.
  • We would also like someone who would be confident delivering fun sessions before & after school (e.g. aerobics/dance/sports skills) to small groups of children.
  • You will be expected to become part of and work with strong and cohesive team.

*This role will be based across both sites*

Desirable personal qualities:

  • Strong sporting background.
  • Experience of coaching/working with children.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Strong communication skills.


The Apprenticeship includes both on-the- job learning and off-the-job training which leads to nationally recognised qualifications


Minimum A*-C GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths

Level 2 Coaching Certificate / Equivalent

Welsh written & speaking skills:


Apprenticeship to be undertaken:

Level 2 Activity Leadership / Level 3 NVQ Supporting PE and School Sport


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