Apprentice Sports Coach

Apprentice Sports Coach

Website Rotherham United Football Club

– Salary: “Dependent Upon Experience”

– Hours: 30 hours per week

– Closing Date: 14/06/2019

– Job Role : Apprentice Sports Coach

Job Purpose
Rotherham United Community Sports Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated person to:

Support on the delivery of a number of  weekly sports coaching sessions across Rotherham and the surrounding areas in school/community based settings
Increase children’s enjoyment, participation and skills in competitive and non-competitive sports
Increase children’s understanding of personal skills and well as their confidence in English and Maths.

1. Key Duties and Responsibilities

•To ensure activities are safe and suitable.

•To assist on sports participation sessions, ensuring protocols and procedures are followed at all times.

•Strengthen the player pathway to allow a fluid transition for young people to be referred across a structured pathway.

•Support across a range of sports provision ensuring high quality, enjoyable learning experiences centred on the needs of the participants.

•Enable participants to become engaged in local activities and develop self-confidence via tailored programmes.

•To identify & meet the needs of players throughout all RUCST Trust programmes.

Work with individuals, communities, community organisations and schools in a planned way to promote the aims and objectives of the programme.
Attend meetings to exchange ideas and information and share good practice.
Make a positive contribution to the formulation and implementation of programmes.
•Prepare and maintain materials for sessions.

To perform other duties as reasonably assigned or under the authority of the senior management team.
Attend training courses relevant to the role and maintain personal CPD
To work closely with colleagues throughout RUCST to extend knowledge and skills in order to identify best practice

2. Person Specification
•Positive attitude and strong focus on teamwork
•Ability to communicate with people from all backgrounds
•Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with people
•Focused on achievement, targets and continuous improvement
•Demonstrate a high degree of flexibility and confidentially
•Have skills to plan, organise and present information

General Duties & Accountabilities
•To support RUCST and Rotherham United FC in their aims and objectives at all times

•To ensure compliance with all relevant Club policies, including health and safety policies

•To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements

•To build and maintain good working relationships both internally and externally, maintaining a professional image at all times when representing RUCST and Rotherham United FC

•To keep confidential any information gained regarding the Charity, Club and its personnel

•To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times

•To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time

•Promote equal opportunities in recruitment, delivery and overall assessment

•Ensuring that all contact with and arrangements for participants and their welfare is safeguarding and promoted

•Contribute to quality assurance with Rotherham United Community Sports Trust

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive.  It is intended as an outline indication of the areas of activity and will be amended in light of the changing needs of Rotherham United Community Sports Trust.

RUCST is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We are a diverse Trust that respects differences in race, disability, gender, faith background or personal circumstances we welcome all application. We want everyone to feel valued and included in the football community and to achieve their full potential. The trust is opposed to any discrimination and commits itself to the redress of any inequalities by taking positive action where appropriate

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