Community Coach

  • Employer Watford FC's Community Sports and Education Trust
  • Town / City Watford
  • Job Type Part-time
  • Salary Competitive
  • Position Type 1 Year Fixed Term Year(s) Contract
  • Closing Date 10/08/2020
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Community Coach

Our vision is to ‘improve lives, enhance communities’ and aim to ‘make a positive difference for all through sport, physical activity and learning’. We have developed a strong track record of delivering high quality community-based initiatives and services.
Our work focuses on three priority areas; Health & Wellbeing, Learning & Skills, and Social Inclusion, and these are all underpinned by our promise to deliver accessible opportunities.

Community Coach Role:
Are you a passionate team player who wants to make a positive difference through sport and education?

Look no further and apply to join our School Sport Team to deliver on our core and funded school projects, holiday courses and player development centres. Working closely with the team to increase delivery of our school-based provision across Hertfordshire and Harrow.

You will be key to educating young people around enjoying the benefits of sport with the aim of enhancing their physical literacy and fundamental movement skills.

You will be responsible for:
• Providing high quality educational delivery, both PE / coaching based, and non- PE based to local primary school pupils in line with projects values and structure
• Ensure that coaching sessions delivered in schools are in line with the primary school curriculum and OFSTED guidelines
• Ensure the teacher education for Premier League Primary Stars has the desired impact, this includes tailoring delivery to fit the needs for each teacher
• Ensure the team reaches their overall targets across the academic year
• Liaise with the School Sport Manager to build new and existing positive relationships with schools to generate sustainable income for the organisation

You must have:
• Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football including up-to-date FA First Aid and Safeguarding
• Experience of working in and delivering P.E/ Educational content with primary and secondary school age groups of all abilities in a school environment
• Good knowledge of the Primary School Curriculum and OFSTED guidelines for PE in schools
• Experience of developing and educating teachers in a PE environment
• Proficient IT skills (Microsoft Office).
• Good organisational and problem-solving skills
• Due to the demands of the role, you will need to have a full UK driving license or ability to travel to various locations.

Applicants should ideally live local and be UK/EU residents or non-residents with a valid UK work permit. Flexible approach to working some evening and weekends.

Benefits in working for us:
• You will have the opportunity to work alongside a high-quality delivery team, benefitting from a range of training and development opportunities
• Free gym usage at our two Community Centres
• 25 days of Annual Leave entitlement plus bank holiday’s (pro rota)
• Organisation pension scheme

Equal Opportunities:

We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more wide-ranging we are, the better our work will be.

We are committed to Safeguarding children and adults at risk. The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.


Interested in a career in sports coaching? Check out our Careers in Sports Coaching webinar on our YouTube channel

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