Community Coach

Community Coach

Website Cambridge United Football Club

– Salary: £17,000+ (dependent on qualifications and experience)

– Closing Date: 06/03/2019

– Job Role : Community Coach

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Delivery of school sport and community sport coaching sessions as & and when requested
according to an agreed schedule. This may include occasional delivery during evenings and
weekends.
 Administration of all registers for sessions delivered.
 Input of all required data for school sport sessions and any other sessions as requested by
the Head of Education.
 Delivery of Cambridge United Soccer Schools in school holidays -To meet/exceed the KPI
targets to be agreed with the Head of Education
 Promotion of all Cambridge United activities and programmes as appropriate and by
appropriate means.
 Commitment to ongoing professional development to ensure a high standard of delivery.
 Shadowing of school sport, community sport and youth development coaching sessions as
and when requested according to an agreed schedule, to develop your coaching capabilities.
 Adherence to national governing body (Football Association) guidelines. This includes
maintenance of FA Licensed Coaches Club membership, which requires valid certificates in
the following: FA qualifications, FA Emergency First Aid, FA disclosure and Barring Service, FA

Safeguarding Children. Trainee Coaches must also complete the requisite continual
professional development with the FA.
 Adherence to Cambridge United Community Trust Coaching Code of Conduct with all
delivery.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE:
ESSENTIAL:
 Experience of coaching sport to children.
 Experience of School Sport and Physical Education in a primary school setting.
 Experience of managing relationships with children and parents. -Experience of safeguarding
requirements when working with children.
SKILLS
ESSENTIAL:
 Excellent oral communication skills.
 Ability to inspire, lead and motivate.
 Ability to monitor, evaluate and assess your own performance.
PERSONAL QUALITIES
ESSENTIAL:
 A positive attitude towards professional development and learning.
 Enthusiasm and passion for sport.
 Enthusiasm and passion for working with children.
QUALIFICATIONS:
ESSENTIAL:
 Level 2 Football Coach or Level 2 in another sport and Level 1 Football Coach.
 A full UK Driving Licence.

DESIRABLE:
 Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of PE and School Sport.
 Coaching qualifications in other sports apart from football.
Please note:
The people appointed to this post will have contact with children and vulnerable adults, many of
whom are under eleven years of age, and a number of whom may have moderate learning
difficulties and/or disabilities. Therefore, the post holder will require an enhanced Disclosure Barring
Service check.
Safeguarding Recruitment:
Cambridge United Community Trust and Cambridge United FC is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share
this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding
checks as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.
Equality & Diversity:
As we are a diverse community trust 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. Cambridge United Community Trust is opposed to any form of
discrimination and commits itself to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where
appropriate.

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