Casual Cricket Development Coach

£11.00 hourly
  • Burnley FC
  • Remote
  • 03 May, 2024
Casual Sports Therapy

Job Description

Job Title: Casual Cricket Development Coach

Department: Sports Development

Location: Various delivery locations

Contract Type: Casual/Zero Hours

Closing Date: 1st June 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Salary:  £11 per hour


About us

Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC) is the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club.

We work hard every day to deliver our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities across Burnley, Pendle, Rossendale, the Ribble Valley and West Yorkshire.


We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better. We believe Burnley and Pendle is a special place – a home to extraordinary people like you. Come and be part of our story!


Job Summary

Working within the Sports Development department, the Cricket Development Coach will deliver on a range of cricket programmes including Nelson & Colne Cricket Academy, Walking Cricket and more.


Roles and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Cricket Development Officer, the Casual Cricket Development Coach will be expected to:


·       To deliver high-quality cricket sessions that engage, enthuse and progress young people.

·       To engage, inspire and empower young people to reach their full potential.

·       To liaise with the Sports Development Manager and Cricket Development Officer, and proactively promote the Sports Development programmes and carry out all meaningful tasks, when so asked to do, by the Sports Development Manager. 

·       To work in partnership with BFCitC and Burnley Football Club departments on community initiatives as identified by the Head of Football Development, CEO of BFCitC and Board of Trustees.

·       To ensure that the health and safety issues are implemented in all areas of the programme. 

·       Identify talented individuals involved in the projects and refer those individuals to appropriate destinations.

·       Work with individuals and/or groups from a range of diverse backgrounds.

·       To understand and implement the Charity’s Safeguarding policy, procedures, and best practice guidelines in your role. To use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment.

·       To be able to work flexible hours where the role of the job requires.

·       To work towards agreed objectives.

·       Comply with all Charity policies.

·       Promote the Burnley FC in the Community brand and ethos in a professional, strong, and positive manner.

·       Work alongside other team members to support in other areas of the organisation as and when required to promote best practice.

·       Hold a commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace.

·       Willingness to attend training courses to enhance own professional development.

·       Always demonstrate the Charity’s values.




Essential Qualifications, Experience & Skills

·       FA Level 1 in coaching Cricket

·       Experience of planning and delivering regular Cricket coaching sessions.

·       Full clean driving license with access to own transport.

How to apply

Please submit your CV via our careers page  Please note we cannot accept CV’s submitted via email.

Safeguarding Statement

Burnley FC in the Community are committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS), which will be paid for by the Charity.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online safeguarding search will also be carried out by a member of our HR or Safeguarding Team for all shortlisted candidates. The post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.

E,D & I Statement

Burnley FC in the Community are committed to equality and diversity within the workplace. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Reasonable adjustments are available for candidates and those employed by BFCitC who disclose.

Veteran Statement

Burnley FC in the Community are committed to supporting veterans, reservists and the wider armed forces community. We are actively engaged in the recruitment of Service Leavers.

*Please note that due to the number of applications we receive, only candidates selected for interview will be notified.

Mental Health Statement

Burnley FC in the Community are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and Mental Health of all of our staff.