Banner image

Vacancy: Community Trust Sports Lecturer

Bristol City Community Trust is seeking to recruit a sports lecturer, who will be responsible for a group of 20 post-16 students.

The position is full time from January 2nd 2018, but candidates will be expected to put time into self-development immediately.

The successful candidate will reports directly to the head of education, whilst working closely with other sports lecturers.

The role encompasses the following areas:

  • Teaching - Delivering a post-16 sports course to a group of 20 students. This also includes planning and marking, along with reporting progress to parents and school partners.
  • Practical - Coaching the cohort futsal, including matchday responsibilities.
  • Growth - Increasing the number of students the Trust develop in their programme through actively recruiting in schools, clubs and at careers events during evenings and weekends.

The individual would desirably be a qualified teacher or working (or willing to work) towards an accredited teaching qualification and taught BTEC sport.

In addition, the post holder must hold a minimum of an FA Level 2 in football coaching (desirably a Futsal Level 1 and/or FA Futsal Level 2), emergency first aid and safeguarding certificate. Therefore you need to be of graduate calibre and should have experience in teaching (preferably to post-16) and football coaching (preferably in futsal).

The successful candidate will need to be passionate about and committed to the development of students of all academic and playing abilities. You must be able to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

Candidates must be able to deliver dynamic and challenging lessons and coaching sessions, which inspire students and ensure they make rapid and sustained progress at all levels. Candidates need to demonstrate they can provide clarity, direction and inspiration of what can be achieved for post-16 students, demanding the highest standards of their students in order to maintain 100% pass rates at target grade or higher.

It is essential that candidates can communicate with staff, students and partners in a clear, concise and purposeful way to build effective relationships. It is also crucial that candidates demonstrate that they work hard and complete work to a high standard, providing evidence of how they continually look for ways of improving individual and team performance.

Candidates must have a current driving licence and be able to work evenings and weekends. As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, within the context of the job or any related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and will need to have a First Aid in Sport qualification before taking up the role.

The salary banding associated with the role is £16,500 - £20,000 PA, depending on experience and qualifications. The hours of work associated are 37.5 hours per week.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter marked ‘private and confidential’ to:

Head of Education, Bristol City Community Trust, Ashton Gate Stadium, BS3 2EJ or email

Closing date: Friday, November 24th at 5pm.

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday, November 27th.

Bristol City Community Trust are an equal opportunities employer.