Vacancy: Women and Girls Lead Coach

Bristol City Community Trust are recruiting a Women and Girls Lead Coach, who will be responsible for the Trust’s delivery on the Premier League Girls 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.

We are looking for a dynamic, energetic, enthusiastic, creative and engaging Women and Girls Lead Coach who strives for excellence.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Planning, delivering and evaluating the Premier League Girls project and assist BCCT coaching in schools and community settings
  • Motivate and engage women and girls to participate in football along with young people from all areas of the community
  • Constantly deliver high quality inspirational sessions
  • Increase female enjoyment, participation and skills in competitive and non-competitive sports and other physical activities
  • Ensure sessions are fun for all involved
  • Work closely with teachers and other coaches to mentor and set goals for young people who need extra support
  • Support women and girls to follow further participation pathways within sport
  • 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
  • Coordinating community matchday activities at Bristol City Women's home fixtures

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE:

  • A minimum of an FA Level 2 in football coaching (or working towards, preferably an AfPE Level 3)
  • FA emergency first aid and FA safeguarding children certificates
  • Be able to motivate and engage with women, girls and young people from all area of the community
  • An understanding for the need of disaffected persons
  • 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 deadlines
  • Deliver dynamic, challenging lessons and coaching sessions to inspire students, and ensure they make rapid and sustained progress at all levels

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Hold a full UK 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 – £22,000 PA depending on experience and qualifications

Closing date: Thursday, August 3rd 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, August 14th 2017.

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