Casual Disability Coach

  • Southampton FC
  • Southampton, UK
  • 14 Jul, 2024
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Job Description

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Department: Saints Foundation

Contract Type: Casual

Criminal Record Check: Enhanced with Child’s barred list

Saints Foundation bring Southampton FC to the heart of the community, using the power of the club and our passionate team to help fulfil individual potential and make Southampton a better place to live for all. Through our Health pillar of work, our aim is to ‘Support adults and children with health inequalities to stay healthy, active, and connected, encouraging them to lead fulfilled lives’.

This role will involve delivering disability football sessions in community settings to a range of pan disability participants over weekend and evening delivery sessions.

What is the role?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Disability Football Coach to come on board and join the Saints Foundation. This role will deliver football sessions to young people and adults with sensory impairments in accordance with the standards and professionalism set out by Saints Foundation.

The role will consist of planning and delivering practical football sessions based in schools and community venues, including a pan-disability league and impairment specific sessions.

What are we looking for?

The ideal candidate will be able to support Saints Foundation’s disability programme in delivering exciting and engaging sessions for children, young people and adults with a learning, physical or sensory impairment in accordance with Saints Foundation’s expectations. You will prepare and deliver against lesson and session plans aligned to curriculums and programmes provided.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual who can keep track of each session and report back to the project lead when needed. Ideally you will have previous experience in coaching sport to children, young people and adults with a learning, physical or sensory impairments.

Person specification:

  • Minimum FA level 2 coaching qualification

  • Coaching disabled footballers

  • Relevant experience of working with disabled young people

  • Good IT skills

  • Flexible approach to working hours

  • Good communication and organisational skills

What do you get in return?

If you are successful, you can look forward to a healthy benefits package;

  • A competitive hourly rate.

  • Working in an environment with strong core values.

  • Learning and development opportunities.

  • Working with like-minded individuals.

How can I apply?

Very easy. Just click on the apply button, enter your details and answer a quick pre-screening questionnaire, then attach your CV.

*We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if a high volume of applicants are received.*