Community Coach

  • Employer Argyle Community Trust
  • Town / City Plymouth
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £14000 - £20000 per annum
  • Closing Date 24/01/2022
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Job Description

Hours: 30-40 hours per week; evening and weekend work are a requirement of the post
Salary: £14,000-£20,000 plus benefits
Contract: Permanent position, part time or full time flexible to suit candidate
Reports to: Plymouth Regional Manager
Area: Plymouth
Start Date: February 2022 or asap
Closing date for applications: 24th January 2022 5pm

Community coaching with Argyle Community Trust is the perfect role for an individual with a passion for sport who enjoys motivating others, being out and about in their local community and who actually wants to have fun whilst they work. The successful candidate will be part of a great team and this role offers the right candidate the opportunity to join us in making a positive difference to the lives of people across the South West.

The post holder will be responsible for increasing sports and activities for all within the relevant region and will be involved in the growth, retention and increasing the range of opportunities within these areas.

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 and 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 as well as supporting the sports participation department.

A key function of this role is also 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 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.

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