Community Coach

£12,662 - £19,250 yearly
  • Stevenage FC Foundation
  • Stevenage, UK
  • 10 Jan, 2023
Part time Charity Coaching Community Education Soccer Coach

Job Description

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 across our organisation including Premier League Primary Stars, Premier League Kicks, holiday camps, match day packages, community programmes and extra-curricular activities.

Job Title: 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: £20,590 (full time pro rata equivalent) plus opportunity for overtime hours

Key Responsibilities:

– Deliver a number of curriculum-based projects that are focused on other strands of the national curriculum, including numeracy and literacy, PSHE, attainment and enrichment programmes using the power of the professional football club and brand to engage young people as part of the Premier League Primary Stars programme.

– Delivering a variety of community-based football and physical activity sessions and supporting the delivery of key projects including Soccer Camps, Pay & Play, Match Day Activities, Premier League Kicks, Inclusive Sport, Early Years Provision, Walking Football, Back in the Game and more.

– Delivering extra-curricular coaching sessions in school settings – these may include breakfast clubs, lesson time delivery, lunchtime clubs and after school clubs.

– Ensuring that all paperwork for sessions including registers, payments, session plans and registration forms are up to date and processed correctly using appropriate systems.

– Work with Project Officers to organise and attend promotional events to grow interest and uptake in Foundation sessions.

– Working with less experienced coaches and apprentices to and support their professional development in a mentoring role.

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
- Access to a company laptop to complete the role
- Opportunities to work match days at Stevenage FC
- A pension scheme is available for eligible applicants
- Travel mileage for work related expenses

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.

A full job pack can be download here - CLICK THIS LINK

How To Apply:

If you meet the essential criteria (as a minimum) and are interested in applying, please complete the following steps:

1) Complete the online Job Application Form – LINK

2) Send your CV and 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.

Please note that any CVs received without an online application form completed with it, will not be considered for the vacancies.

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.