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Derby County Community Trust has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, passionate, and committed individual to join their Schools and Coaching department

Contact Name
Katherine Williams
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About Lead Coach

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating, delivering and monitoring high quality sessions across a range of Schools and Coaching programmes. In addition, a key project will be assigned annually which will be the post holder's responsibility to coordinate. The ability to lead and motivate a team is essential to this role as the successful candidate will lead a small team of Community and Apprentice Coaches.

Key Responsibilities

• Maintain links with school representatives and other stakeholders.

• Coordinate, deliver and monitor high quality sessions across a range of programmes.

• Support primary school teachers with their delivery of PE and school sport.

• Coordinate, monitor and evaluate a specific key project, ensuring objectives are met.

• Keep up to date and accurate records, including registers.

• Commit to both Trust and individual CPD programmes to develop personal knowledge/performance.

• Take responsibility for organising and maintaining equipment ensuring it is fit for purpose.

• Collaborate with and support colleagues.

• To be a positive role model to stakeholders, colleagues, children and young people by maintaining high standards of coaching, positive attitude and appropriate language.

• Continuously work to maintain, embed and improve the Trust's safeguarding provision, ensuring the highest standards for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

• Have a solid understanding of the work of the department and actively promote the wider work of the Trust.

• Mentor and support apprentices, volunteers and work experience students according to the criteria set within their role.

Personal Characteristics and Experience Essential

• FA UEFA C (Level 2) Coaching Football.

• FA Safeguarding Children.

• FA Emergency First Aid.

• Experience working in an educational environment.

• Experience working with children and adults from under-represented groups.

• Previous experience working within a sport specific environment.

• Mentoring individuals to help improve performance.

• Excellent time management and organisational skills.

• Committed to delivery consistently high standards.

• Good knowledge of age-appropriate coaching.

• A flexible approach and prepared to work unsociable hours.

• Working knowledge and experience delivering, or supporting the delivery of the PE National Curriculum.

• A minimum of two years' experience delivery high quality coaching sessions to children aged 4 to 11 years. Desirable

• Full UK Driving License with access to vehicle.

• FUNdamentals training/multi-skills training.

• Other NGB Coaching qualifications.

• AfPE Level 3/Level 5.

• FA Mentoring Adults.

• Educated to degree level or equivalent.

• Experience developing new initiatives and/or programmes.

• Experience working in a Community Trust setting.

• Experience or knowledge of the Premier League Primary Stars programme.

• Working knowledge of Derby County Community Trust.

This role is full time and includes weekend work on a Sunday morning. The salary for this role is between £17,500 - £19,500 per annum, dependant on experience.

Supporting Documents:

lead-coach-v2.pdf (PDF, 95.8 Kb)

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