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Vacancy: Kicks and Social Inclusion Lead Coach

Bristol City Community Trust are recruiting a Kicks and Social Inclusion lead coach, who will be responsible for the Trust’s delivery on the Premier League Kicks programme.

The position is full time from September 2017 and the successful candidate will report directly to the head coach, while working closely with other members of the coaching department.

The Trust are looking for a dynamic, energetic, enthusiastic, creative and engaging social inclusion lead coach who strives for excellence.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Planning, delivering and evaluating the Premier League Kicks project and assist Community Trust coaching in schools and community settings
  • Develop existing and new social inclusion activities and build community relationships
  • Motivate and engage young people to participate in football from all areas of the community
  • Constantly deliver high quality inspirational sessions
  • Ensure sessions are fun and engaging for all involved
  • Work closely with support workers and other coaches to mentor and set goals for young people who need extra support
  • Support other community coaches with the preparation, delivery, and feedback of sessions
  • Ensure all participants are given the equal opportunity to learn, improve and have fun

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE:

  • A minimum of an FA Level 1 in football coaching (or be working towards)
  • FA Emergency First Aid and FA Safeguarding Children certificates
  • The ability to motivate and engage young people from all areas of the community
  • Have an understanding for the need of disaffected persons
  • Hold previous experience in developing and supporting coaches
  • Be able to work as part of a team and have the ability to lead on own initiative
  • The ability to work under pressure, handle multiple priorities and meet deadline
  • The ability to deliver dynamic, challenging lessons and coaching sessions to inspire students, and ensure they make rapid and sustained progress at all levels

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Hold a current driving licence
  • Be prepared to work evenings and weekends

As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of 18, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a DBS check to ensure their suitability for the role.

Salary: £16,500 - £19,000 PA depending on experience and qualifications

Closing date: Friday, August 25th 2017

Position type: Full time (37.5 hours per week on a two-year fixed term contract)

To apply, please send a CV and a covering letter marked ‘private and confidential’ to: Head of Operations, Bristol City Community Trust, Ashton Gate Stadium, BS3 2EJ or e-mail bcctoperations@bcfc.co.uk.

Interviews will take place the week commencing Monday, September 4th 2017.

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