Overview

AAAsports are one of the largest Gymnastics & Trampoline providers in the North of England, working with members of all ages and abilities, in addition to schools and youth groups. Due to increased demand, we are looking for passionate and enthusiastic Apprentices to join our team.

Desired skills

- Working hours vary each week, and can be from 9:00am to 9:00pm
- A genuine interest in sports activities, ideally gymnastics and/or trampoline
- The desire to work with members of all ages, particularly children
- Friendly and approachable, with excellent rapport building skills
- Reliable, hard worker and a team player
- Desire to gain new skills, experiences and qualifications

Personal qualities

- Hardworking and willingness to learn
- Flexible and adaptable
- Planning and organisational skills
- Confident and outgoing

Desired qualifications

GCSE's A-C / 9- 4 or equivalent
or be willing to work towards their qualifications

Future prospects

Candidates who successfully complete the Apprenticeship along with the additional coaching qualifications offered may be offered the of full-time employment with AAAsports in a variety of coaching and/or administration positions, in addition to further qualification opportunities through the AAAsports Coach Education Programme.

Things to consider

- Working hours vary each week, and can be from 9:00am to 9:00pm
- This role will involve evening and weekend working
- Our members come from a wide variety of backgrounds, including a range of disabilities
- Variable working pattern
- Generaly working between 9:00am and 9.00pm
- 30 hours per week
All breaks to comply with the terms of the Working Time Regulations and will be taken at mutually convenient times in accordance with the needs of the business.

Important Other Information

- Able to pass an enhanced DBS check
- Willing to gain additional qualifications in coaching, safeguarding and equality

Primarily based at AAAsports Sunderland, Shakespeare Street, Sunderland, SR5 2JF, with additional opportunities at our satellite locations and external delivery sites.

97.6% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

(*Destination data, based on apprentices completing in academic year 2016/17).

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

96% of our apprentices agree that they are happy with their course.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

We have over 40 Apprenticeship programmes across a range of career sectors.

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting nationally recognised qualifications all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid.You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.15 an hour (from April 2020 – aged 16-18).

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

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Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

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