Community Coach

  • Employer Argyle Community Trust
  • Town / City Launceston
  • Job Type Part-time
  • Salary £9880 - £14820 per annum
  • Closing Date 14/03/2022
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Community Coach East Cornwall and North Devon

Job Description

Hours: 20-30 hours per week; evening and weekend work are a requirement of the post
Salary: £9,880 – £14,820 plus benefits
Contract: Permanent position, part time
Reports to: East Cornwall & North Devon Regional Manager
Area: East Cornwall & North Devon
Start Date: April 2022
Closing date for applications: Monday 14th March 2022 5pm

The key function of this role is to establish and develop sustainable opportunities for participation within the local and surrounding area based on local need, as well as supporting across the two counties to ensure that activities align with our strategic plans.

The post holder will be responsible for increasing sports and activities for all within the relevant region(s) and will be involved in the growth, retention and opportunities within these areas. This role offers the right candidate the opportunity join us at Argyle Community Trust in making a positive difference to the lives of people across the South West.

Argyle Community Trust is looking to recruit a Schools and Community Coach to primarily deliver in a number of schools and also on community centred programmes. As a registered charity, the Community Trust works, in close conjunction with Plymouth Argyle Football Club, with many people across several sectors where sport has proven to be the ideal tool for creating lasting engagement with individuals.

The main focus will be to deliver sport specific and fundamental coaching within primary schools and our extended community provision and to help support the sports participation department.

The candidate must have good, in-depth knowledge of the school’s KS1 &KS2 National curriculum and school sport. Experience of delivering football and Multi skills in a wide range of settings, including schools, sports centres and in varied community work for young people aged 3- 14 years old is essential.
We would also expect the candidate to have a number of other sports coaching or teaching qualifications and be computer literate. In addition to this, the coach must be able to undertake key administrative duties that are associated with the role.
The post holder may also be required to work as a team leader/assistant on the NCS projects or Fit and Fed programmes during the school holidays.

Argyle Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Argyle Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all participants on our programmes and promotes robust policies to ensure that our staff and volunteers adhere to safe practices. The successful candidate will be subject to undertaking enhanced DBS checks prior to employment.

If you can meet the specifications and would like to become part of the Argyle Community Trust team, please complete our online application form

In your covering letter you should draw on relevant aspects of your experience, including paid employment and voluntary work or training to demonstrate how your skills, experience and personal qualities match the requirements of this job specification. If you would like further information or wish to discuss the post please contact

For further information about the work of Argyle Community Trust and our strategic aims visit

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