SWFC Community Programme Community Coach

SWFC Community Programme Community Coach

Website Sheffield Wednesday Football Club

– Salary: “Dependent Upon Experience”
– Closing Date: 29/03/2019
– Job Role: SWFC Community Programme Community Coach

Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme (SWFCCP) is seeking to employ a dynamic
individual to provide high quality delivery of the Community Programme objectives.
As a Community Coach at SWFCCP, you will work closely with the Premier League Coordinator
to deliver a range of school and community sessions to young people. This is not a 9.00am –
5.00pm job, so commitment, passion and love of knowing that you will be making a difference
is going to be vital to your success within this role.
As a Community Coach, you will support and deliver a range of community activities within
South Yorkshire. Taking a holistic approach to developing children you are working closely
with. You will have a direct impact on enhancing young people’s lives through sport and
During school holiday periods you may be required to work across other Community
Programme departments supporting a variety of projects.
The role will include;
• Delivery of the P.E & school sport themed strands. This is to include (not exhaustive):
1. Engage and inspire participants (aged 5 – 11) in the programme
2. Develop and refine learning resources for P.E
3. Deliver extra-curricular sports clubs
4. Deliver P.E lessons
5. Mentor school staff through a P.E unit of work
6. Classroom support for pupils one to one or in small groups
7. Support whole school collapsed curriculum days and assemblies
8. Complete monitoring & evaluation in line with PLCF and SWFCCP policies
• Deliver restorative sessions and interventions to primary school children
• Encourage young people’s enthusiasm and participation in football and physical
activity, their longer-term participation in sport
• You may be required to work SWFC home matchdays, evening work, weekends and
Bank holidays when instructed by the PL Manager

Desirable skills, knowledge and experience
• 1
st 4 Sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football
• Member of the FA licenced Coaches’ Club
• Valid FA 1st Aid Qualification
• Valid FA Safeguarding & Child Protection Qualification
• Experience of working in a school environment
• Ability to relate effectively with the 3-18 age group
• Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues
• Hold a full clean driving licence with access to own transport
• Sports related education or degree
• UKCC level 2 coaching qualification or equivalent in sports other than football
• 1 year’s knowledge & experience of sports coaching
• Experience of working with a variety of young people, including male and
female, as well as different ethnicities
• Experience of working with an older demographic of the community
• Good oral & written communication skills
• Competent IT skills – Microsoft office including word and Excel
• Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team
• Ability to plan and organise effectively
• Adaptability, embracing of innovation and creativity
• Approachable with a flexible & positive attitude
• Understanding & commitment to Equal opportunities, non-discrimination and
• Enthusiastic & have a pro-active approach to working unsociable hours
• Act as a role model with behaviour consistent with the vision of Sheffield
Wednesday Community Programme & SWFC
• A strong motivator, with high enthusiasm
• Creative thinker to deliver exciting and fun coaching sessions
Please be aware this role is a 12-month fixed term contract. Sheffield Wednesday Football
Club Community Programme is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post may be subject to a criminal record
check or an enhanced DBS check.

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