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Vacancy | Community Coach (Full-Time)


Do you....

Have a passion for football coaching, school sport and PE?

Have experience of delivering sports coaching sessions?

Want to work for an award winning charity attached to a professional football club?

Then please apply for the role of Community Sports Coach here at Bristol Rovers Community Trust!


Working under the supervision of the Community Manager and relevant Department Heads, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing high quality delivery of various community sports and PE coaching sessions. This will include coaching on our BTEC education football programme for post 16 year olds, primary and secondary school sport and PE provision, as well as other community programmes.

We are seeking someone who is knowledgeable and passionate about the workings of charities, football and sport. They will need to excel in the areas of sports coaching and be confident to deliver in a variety of different settings with various ages and abilities.

How to apply

Please read the information below and the full job description by clicking on the icon below before applying.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and a Covering Letter outlining your suitability for the role to our Community Manager, Matt Bennett via careers@bristolroverscommunity.org.uk

Application Process

Applications will be reviewed daily and suitable applicants will be contacted to arrange an initial short telephone interview before progressing to a practical interview stage. Once a suitable candidate is appointed the application window will close.

Job Title: Community Sports Coach

Reports to: Community Manager and relevant Heads of Department

Main Responsibilities: Delivery of a mixture of community based sports and PE coaching sessions in schools, on our BTEC football programme and in other community settings

Location: Based at The Memorial Stadium with additional travel to various locations in Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Contract: Full Time starting ASAP

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week. The role requires flexibility to work some evenings and weekends as required

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 per annum, dependant on qualifications and experience

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Additional Benefits:

  • Bristol Rovers branded uniform

  • Discount in Bristol Rovers Club shop

  • Paid travel expenses to additional places of work

  • 20 days annual leave plus all nationally recognised bank holidays

  • Pension scheme

  • Internal CPD training opportunities

  • Access to an additional personal development budget

  • High spec work laptop

  • Free on-site parking

  • The chance to be part of an award winning charity and Football College attached to a professional football club

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To work under the guidance of our Community Manager and relevant Department Heads to deliver high quality community sports and PE coaching sessions

  • To coach on our BTEC education football course for post 16 year olds.

  • To deliver school sport and PE lessons in primary and secondary settings

  • To delivery on other various community sports sessions and projects

  • Maintain all appropriate records in line with role requirements

  • Undertake any CPD events necessary as part of staff training (both internal and external)

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football / Or an alternative UKCC Level 2 in a related sport

  • FA Licensed Coach

  • Valid FA First Aid Qualification

  • Valid FA Safeguarding & Child Welfare Qualifications

  • Experience of working in a school environment

  • Experience of coaching a football team

  • Ability to relate effectively with a range of ages and abilities

  • Ability to adapt coaching sessions to appropriate age groups

  • Knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child welfare issues, procedures and best practice

  • FA Enhanced DBS check (or able to complete one)

  • A full clean driving licence held for more than 2 years with access to own transport

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience of KS1 and KS2 teaching and learning

  • Experience of working in a football club or sports college

  • Sports related / Education degree

  • UKCC Level 2 coaching qualification or equivalent in sports other than football

  • Experience mentoring colleagues and teachers in PE delivery

  • Experience of working with young people with additional needs

  • FA Level 3 Coaching Qualification

  • Level 3 AfPE / HLTA qualification

  • Experience or understanding of delivery of charitable funded programmes

  • 3 years knowledge & experience of sports coaching

  • Experience of working with a variety of young people, including male and female, as well as different ethnicities

  • Understanding & commitment towards equality, diversity and inclusion

  • Act as a role model by displaying the appropriate values and standards of Bristol Rovers Community Trust

More About Us

Bristol Rovers Community Trust is a dynamic, progressive, award winning charity which works with a wide spectrum of the community. We offer education, health, inclusion and sports participation projects to give people the opportunity of enhancing and improving their life choices. We aim to engage and inspire people of all ages as well as unite the communities in which they live.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, validation of references & completion of a probationary period.

Bristol Rovers Community Trust is an inclusive employer and welcomes applications from all genders and ethnic backgrounds.

How to apply

Please read the full job description by clicking on the icon below before applying.

To apply for this role please send a copy of your CV and a Covering Letter outlining your suitability for the role to our Community Manager, Matt Bennett via careers@bristolroverscommunity.org.uk

Application Process

Applications will be reviewed daily and suitable applicants will be contacted to arrange an initial short telephone interview before progressing to a practical interview stage. Once a suitable candidate is appointed the application window will close.


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