Multi-Sport Coach

  • Employer Move More CIO
  • Town / City Cheltenham
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £15807 - £18746 per annum
  • Closing Date 17/05/2018
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JOB PURPOSE

To deliver profressional sports coaching sessions in Primary Schools within the Move More CIO of 45-50 schools and for other independent contracts in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire & Herefordshire. Able to deliver quality PE and school sport to an outstanding level, including some teacher CPD, lunchtime and after school clubs, delivery on school sport events, sports initiatives & holiday activity camps.

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS 

  • To plan, organise and deliver sports coaching sessions at primary schools in various forms (ie. PE lessons, lunchtime clubs, PPA cover, after school clubs).
  • To deliver on Holiday Camps most of the year. Ideally candidates will work towards becoming a Camp Leader.
  • To deliver high quality PE lessons within primary schools whilst up skilling teachers and TA’s responsible for the class (Teacher CPD in PE).
  • To train & understand the current Scheme of Work for PE that schools are using within their specific school.
  • To train junior sports leaders within primary schools at KS1 and KS2.
  • To support & lead the delivery of primary gifted and talented, SEND and physical activity programmes including Maximise Your Potential & Sportsability.
  • To support events & primary sports festivals.
  • To support the development of University Sports Placement Students & Apprentices.
  • To help mentor any less experienced sports coaches within the team.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and Understanding

  • A clear vision and understanding of the role of PE and school sport in the lives of young people.
  • A confident and proficient sports coach within many different sports/activities and with an enthusiasm for coaching primary children whilst being flexible in delivery and schedule changes.
  • Knowledge of disability sport and inclusion to promote the development of PE to all.
  • An upto date understanding of the current School Sport Landscape and the changes associated with this over the past 5 years.

Experience

  • Experience of working across a range of different sports and physical activity.
  • Experience of working with primary aged children within a PE scenario.
  • Experience of teaching within curriculum PE lessons.
  • Coaching/teaching experience within Primary Schools will be essential for this role.

Skills and attributes

  • Demonstrate excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Have a passion for the job, for coaching children and a drive for excellence.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be flexible, creative and innovative.
  • The ability to create positive working relationships with a large range of professionals, organisations & individuals (inc. Head teachers, class teachers, PE subject leaders, parents and children).
  • The ability to work within a team as well as individually when coaching.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • A sports related degree or teaching qualification would be preferable but not essential.
  • Minimum Level 2 Coaching Award (2 would be beneficial) and a number of Level 1 NGB awards would be preferable.
  • Valid Enhanced DBS clearance.
  • Courses attended on Child Protection, Safegaurding and First Aid.
  • UK Driving License (and use of car).

Please request and fill in a Move More application form and return to dan@move-more.org or via post to Move More, All Saints Academy, Blaisdon Way, Cheltenham, GL51 0WH.

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