Schools Sports and Cohesion Coach

£17,374 yearly
  • Wigan Athletic
  • Wigan, UK
  • 17 Jul, 2021
Full time Coaching Community Education Youth

Job Description

Wigan Athletic Community Trust are looking to recruit a Schools Sports and Cohesion Coach on a fixed term contract to join its successful and respected team. The successful applicant will help to provide a high quality PE and School Sport offer to primary schools in the Wigan area. The role also involves assisting in the delivery of evening football and sport sessions as part of the Premier League Kicks and Football Development programmes.

This is a fixed term contract, ending on 31st August 2022, working full time role [37.5 hours per week] with some evening and weekend work as and when required. 

Salary: £17,374.50 per annum 

You will:

  • Deliver high quality football and sports coaching in Wigan primary schools as part of the Community Trust’s PE Curriculum offer.
  • Ensure that all activities delivered are in line with the Primary School PE Curriculum and OFSTED guidelines.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with host schools and all staff within the schools to ensure continuation of PE contracts with selected schools.
  • Assist in the delivery of evening football and sport sessions as part of the Premier League Kicks and Football Development programmes.

You will:

  • Have a National Governing Body Level 2 Coaching Award or 1st 4sport Level 2 Award in Multi Skills Development in Sport.
  • Have a Level 1 Coaching Award in one or more sports other than football.
  • Have a proven track record of successfully delivering coaching in schools/community settings to young people of all abilities and ages.
  • Be able to travel to different sites to deliver sessions.


Closing date for applications: 5pm - Sunday 25th July 2021.

Interview date: Week commencing 2nd August 2021.

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events and recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The Trust expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.