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Ed Lewis


Posted Friday, August 24th 2018

Vacancy - BCCT Primary Stars Coach

Salary: £16,500 - £20,000 (Depending on experience and qualifications)

We have an exciting opportunity to work within the coaching department at Bristol City Community Trust, planning and delivering coaching sessions in schools in line with the Premier League Primary Stars programme.

The position is full time from September 2018 and the successful candidate will report directly to the Primary Stars Lead Coach, while working closely with other members of the coaching department.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Planning and delivering BCCT coaching sessions in schools, including the Premier League Primary Stars project
  • Enhance teachers' knowledge, skills and confidence to improve the provision of PE and school sport
  • Increase children's enjoyment, participation and skills in competitive and non-competitive sports and other physical activities
  • Enhance children's understanding of, interest, and confidence in English and maths
  • Support young people to further participation pathways within sport

You will have:

  • A minimum of an FA Level 2 in football coaching (preferably AfPE Level 3)
  • FA Emergency first aid and FA safeguarding children certificates
  • Be able to work as part of a team, whilst having the ability to lead on own initiative
  • The ability to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Flexible and able to work unsociable hours and weekends
  • Deliver dynamic, challenging lessons and coaching sessions to inspire students, and ensure they make rapid and sustained progress at all levels

We would also like you to have:

  • Be of graduate calibre and have experience in football development, delivery in schools and community engagement
  • Previous experience in developing and supporting coaches or teachers
  • Full UK driving licence

We will give you:

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

This position is full time (37.5 hours per week) from September 2018, 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 – Primary Stars Lead Coach (Primary Stars Coach Application).

Closing date for applications: Wednesday, August 29th 2018 at 5pm.

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.


This position is subject to confirmation of schools. Confirmation will be provided at the latest week commencing 10th September 2018 and the successful candidate will be notified.