Community Sports Coach

£12,350 - £18,970 yearly
  • Stevenage FC Foundation
  • Stevenage, UK
  • 21 Nov, 2021
Part time Charity Coaching Community Education

Job Description

Do you have a NGB Level 2 coaching qualification? Would you like to make a difference in your local community? Are you passionate about sport and its ability to positively impact people’s lives?

Stevenage FC Foundation is seeking highly motivated, responsible and committed individuals to work within its expanding community programme. 

The Foundation is looking to add a community coach to support and deliver on a number of projects including holiday camps, match day packages, community programmes including Premier League Kicks, and in particular the schools programme & extra-curricular activities.

Job Title: Part Time Community Coach

Reports To: Senior Leadership Team

Location: Various locations across Stevenage and Hertfordshire

Contract: Minimum 25 hours per week.  As a requirement for the role, due to the nature of the post some evening and weekend work will be necessary, in particular Saturday mornings

Salary: £17,750 - 18,970 (full time pro rata equivalent) plus opportunity for overtime hours

Job Purpose:

To deliver high quality school & community based coaching for all ages in Stevenage and surrounding area, enabling individuals to develop their abilities to their potential and enjoy physical activity which will encourage them to live more active, healthy and positive lives.

Coaches will also provide support to the Senior Leadership Team and Project Officers to deliver funded projects across the Foundation.

The candidate must have a good in-depth knowledge of the school curriculum as well as school based and grassroots sport. Previous experience of delivering within both school & community settings is essential, with activities delivered to participants aged 2 – 92.

Preferably candidates would have a number of other sports coaching qualifications and be computer literate.


As part of your involvement with Stevenage FC Foundation the following benefits are available to staff:

  • Stevenage FC staff kit provided relevant to the role
  • Free onsite car parking (non-matchday)
  • Access to bespoke CPD from our partners including Premier League, English Football League Trust, The FA, Professional Footballers Association and other key partners
  • Company laptop to complete the role
  • Opportunities to work match days at Stevenage FC
  • A pension scheme is available for eligible applicants

Are You Eligible:

To be eligible for shortlisting a candidate must have a National Governing Body Level 2 in Coaching qualification, which includes up to date Safeguarding and Emergency Aid certificate. 

This isn’t a 9:00am-5:00pm job, so commitment, passion and a love of knowing that you will be making a difference is going to be vital to your success within this role. The successful applicant will need to be available to both midweek and also for regular evening and weekend work.

All eligible candidates must have a full UK driving licence.

How To Apply: 

If you meet the essential criteria (as a minimum) and are interested in applying send along with your CV, a covering letter addressed to Joe Goude either by email or post, marked “Private & Confidential”, to: Joe Goude, Chief Executive, Stevenage FC Foundation, The Lamex Stadium, Broadhall Way, Stevenage, SG2 8RH.

Successful applicants will be required to take part in a practical and sit-down interview.

As we are diverse organisation that respects differences in race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, background, or personal circumstance, we welcome all applications. We want everyone to feel valued and included in the football community and to achieve their full potential. Stevenage FC Foundation is opposed to any form of discrimination and commits itself to the redress of any inequality by taking positive action where appropriate.

Download The Job Pack:

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