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Ed Lewis

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Posted Thursday, July 19th 2018

Vacancy: BCCT Sports Lecturer

Sports Lecturer position available for our BTEC Level 3 in Sport – Girls Futsal Education Programme. Full time.

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

We have an exciting opportunity to work within the education department at Bristol City Community Trust, lecturing and coaching on our girls BTEC Level 3 Sport programmes.

  • Have you got experience of, and an interest in teaching, ideally at post 16?
  • Are you comfortable and credible in dealing with a range of learners?
  • Can you evidence your ability to support learners with their academic, personal and social development?
  • Are you creative, flexible and committed to life-long learning?
  • Do you want to become a pivotal driver in our exciting post-16 Futsal and Football 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 Ashton Gate Stadium, where purpose-built classroom and facilities are evident, 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.

Take a look inside the inspirational environment where this course is based…

We require a full time Sports Lecturer for our girls Post 16 BTEC Futsal and Education programme working within the Education Department.

Your main responsibilities:

  • To deliver a post-16 BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (QCF) course to a group of 20 students which includes planning and marking along with reporting progress to parents and school partners
  • To deliver engaging futsal and/or football sessions
  • To organise, facilitate and be accountable for students representing the club on match days
  • To facilitate and organise a work experience programme to support the student’s development
  • To increase the number of students we develop on 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 programme, ensuring development and growth of the programme

You will have:

  • A relevant teaching qualification – DTLLS or equivalent
  • An FA Level 2 in football coaching
  • Proven experience in teaching or delivery of education programmes, therefore you need to be of graduate calibre
  • Ability to deliver dynamic and challenging lessons and sessions which inspire students and ensure 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 at target grade 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
  • Ability to communicate with staff, students and partners in a clear, concise and purposeful way to build effective relationships

We would also like you to have:

  • An FA Level 1 in Futsal
  • A D1 on your driving license allowing you to drive a minibus
  • Ability to work well with a wide range of client group
  • A keen interest in sport, futsal and football
  • Experience of programme leadership or equivalent
  • Experience with a range of ages and students/participants

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 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 (Sports Lecturer Application). Closing date for applications: Friday, August 24th 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 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 candidates will be notified.


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