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Vacancy: Sports Lecturer

Sports Lecturer positions are available for our BTEC Level 3 in Sport - Futsal Education Programme. Bristol City Community Trust. Full Time. 2 year fixed contract.

Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 (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 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 provision?

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 the newly-redeveloped 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… https://www.bristol-sport.co.uk/ashton-gate/the-rebuild/virtual-tour/ 

Your Main Responsibilities:

  • To deliver a Post 16 BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport (NQF- New Spec) 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 (or willing to work towards). 
  • 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 plus 8 days statutory bank holidays. 
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Free parking on site (subject to availability). 
  • Generous continuous personal development budget as well as Educare training.
  • Work phone and laptop.
  • BCCT staff clothing.
  • Access to PerkPal for staff benefits
  • Access to two tickets per matchday at Bristol City FC and Bristol Bears games
  • The opportunity to be part of an incredible journey.

This position is full time (37.5 hours per week) from August 2019, 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 click here for the application form and send a complete copy to education@bcfc.co.uk FAO – Head of Education (Sports Lecturer Application). Closing date for applications: Friday, June 7th at 5pm. 

Interviews will take place on:  Wednesday, June 19th. 

Please note the successful applicant will be offered the role subject to recruitment in August 2019.

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.