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Ed Lewis


Posted Friday, May 25th 2018

Vacancy: BCCT Practical Delivery Lead

Practical Delivery Lead for BTEC Level 3 Football Education Programme. Bristol City Community Trust. Part-time.

Salary: £15,000-£18,000 pro rata (depending on experience and qualifications).

  • Have you got experience of, and an interest in football coaching, fitness and development?
  • Are you comfortable and credible in dealing with a range of players and learners?
  • Can you evidence your ability to support players and learners with their academic, practical, personal and social development?
  • Are you creative, flexible and committed to life-long learning?
  • Do you want to become a pivotal driver in our new and exciting football education programme?

If so, we would like to talk to you…

Bristol City Community Trust is a registered charity, which strives to make a positive difference for all through sport and learning. We recognise the positive impact we have on the community, but are continually looking to develop and expand our reach.

Based at Merchants Academy School, the Trust’s culture of valuing education is bolstered by the learning environment. This assists in inspiring a positive attitude to drive education, personal and social progress, without the fear of failure.

Elements of the course will be based at Ashton Gate Stadium, where purpose-built classroom and facilities are evident.

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We require a practical delivery lead for our football education programme, which launches in September to work closely with the education department and the partner school.

 Your Main Responsibilities:

  • To deliver football coaching, strength and conditioning, analysis and recovery sessions for a group of post-16 students, which includes planning and reporting progress to parents and school partners
  • To facilitate and organise a work experience programme to support the student’s development
  • To increase the number of students we develop in our programme through actively recruiting in schools, clubs and at careers events during evenings and weekends
  • To engage with local schools, businesses and organisations to build awareness of and involvement in the programme
  • To undertake appropriate continuing personal and professional development, including engagement in education programmes
  • To contribute to the timely review of the football education programme, ensuring development and growth of the programme.

You will have:

  • An FA Level 2 in Football Coaching qualification
  • Proven experience in coaching and practical delivery in football
  • Ability to deliver dynamic and challenging sessions, which inspire students and ensures they make rapid and sustained progress at all levels
  • Ability to provide clarity, direction and inspiration of what can be achieved for post-16 students
  • Expect and uphold the highest standards of students in order to inspire students to work towards their targets or higher
  • You must be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • An ability to set high personal standards and work calmly and effectively in an environment characterised by high level of ambiguity and complexity
  • An ability to communicate with staff, students and partners in a clear, concise and purposeful way to build effective relationship

We would also like you to have:

  • UEFA B Coaching qualification or willing to work towards it
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of client group
  • Experience of programme leadership or equivalent
  • Experience with a range of ages and students/participants
  • Experience in analysis and strength and conditioning

We will give you:

  • A holiday allowance of 25 days (pro rata)
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Free parking on site 
  • Generous continuous personal development budget
  • The opportunity to be part of an incredible journey

This position is part-time (19 hours per week) from August 27th 2018, but candidates will be expected to put time into self-development immediately. Candidates must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

To apply, please complete the attached application form and email to FAO – Head of Education (Football Education Programme). Closing date for applications: Friday, June 15th 2018 at 5pm.

Interviews will take place the week commencing June 25th, 2018.

Safeguarding Statement:

Bristol City Community Trust are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.

Equality Statement:

The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.

Note: This position is subject to recruiting the required number of students to make the course viable. If the course is not recruited for, the job will not be available. The number of students recruited for this course will be confirmed on August, 23rd 2018 and the successful candidate will be notified.