Careers: Trust Community Coach (Part Time)

By: Watford FC Staff

Our vision at the Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust is to ‘improve lives, enhance communities’ and aim to ‘make a positive difference for all through sport, physical activity and learning’. We have developed a strong track record of delivering high quality community-based initiatives and services.

Our work focuses on three priority areas: Health & Wellbeing, Learning & Skills, and Social Inclusion, alongside a core theme of work in Football and Sports Development. These are all underpinned by our promise to deliver accessible opportunities.

Are you a passionate team player who wants to make a positive difference through sport and education?

Look no further and apply to join our Football and Sports Development Department to deliver on our core and funded school projects, holiday courses and player development centres. You will be working closely with the team to increase delivery of our school-based provision across Hertfordshire and Harrow.

You will be key to educating young people around enjoying the benefits of sport with the aim of enhancing their physical literacy and fundamental movement skills.

Download the full job advert HERE.

Department: Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust
Reporting to: School Sports Manager
Hours: 25 per week
Salary: £18,680 FTE, 0.625 pro rata
Location: Watford FC Training Ground / remote working due to nature of the role
Contract Type: 18 month contract with opportunities of extension linked to funding
Closing Date: Wednesday January 26 2022
Interview Date: Friday January 28 2022

Your key responsibilities, but not limited to:

• Providing high quality educational delivery, both PE / coaching based, and non-PE based to local primary school pupils in line with projects values and structure.
• Ensuring that coaching sessions delivered in schools are in line with the primary school curriculum and OFSTED guidelines.
• Ensuring the teacher education for Premier League Primary Stars has the desired impact. This includes tailoring delivery to fit the needs for each teacher.
• Ensuring the team reaches their overall targets across the academic year.
• Liaising with the School Sport Manager to build new and existing positive relationships with schools to generate sustainable income for the organisation.
• Deliver a minimal of three matchday packages linked to men’s first team home matches at Vicarage Road and occasional weekend events throughout the delivery year.

Equal Opportunities:

We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more wide-ranging we are, the better our work will be.

We are committed to Safeguarding children and adults at risk. The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.

Application process:

  1. If you would like to work as the part time Community Coach please download an application form located on the Watford FC Community Sport & Education Trust website HERE.

  2. Please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to trustrecruitment@watfordfc.com. Ensure that in your application form you have referred to the ‘must have’ and ‘desirable’ requirements for this role in the Supporting Statement section. If you receive the opportunity for an interview, copies of all relevant qualifications, and a copy of your proof of right to work in the UK will be needed on the day.

  3. If you require any further information please contact Karen Stephanou, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Strategic Lead, karen.stephanou@watfordfc.com.

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