North Devon Community Coach

Website Argyle Community Trust

Position: North Devon Community Coach

Location: North Devon

Offices: School based/Home Based 

Salary: £17,895 per annum 

Contract: Permanent position, part-time or full-time, to suit candidate

Hours: 30 hours per week

Reports to: East Cornwall & North Devon Regional Manager

Closing date for applications – Friday, 1 March 2024, 5pm

Community coaching with Argyle Community Trust is the perfect role for an individual with a passion for sport who enjoys motivating others, being out and about in their local community and who actually wants to have fun whilst they work. The successful candidate will be part of a great team and this role offers the right candidate the opportunity to join us in making a positive difference to the lives of people across the Southwest. The post holder will be responsible for increasing sports and activities for all within the relevant region and will be involved in the growth, retention and increasing the range of opportunities within these areas.

Argyle Community Trust is looking to recruit a Schools and Community Coach to primarily deliver in a number of schools and also on community centered programmes. As a registered charity, the Community Trust works in close conjunction with Plymouth Argyle Football Club and with many people across several sectors where sport has proven to be the ideal tool for creating lasting engagement with individuals.

The main focus will be to deliver sport specific and fundamental coaching within primary schools and our extended community provision as well as supporting the sports participation department.

A key function of this role is also to establish and develop sustainable opportunities for participation within the local and surrounding area based on local need, as well as supporting across the two counties to ensure that activities align with our strategic plans.

The candidate must have good, in-depth knowledge of the school’s KS1 &KS2 National curriculum and school sport. Experience in delivering football and Multi-skills in a wide range of settings, including schools, sports centres and in varied community work for young people aged 3- 14 years old is essential.

We would also expect the candidate to have a number of other sports coaching or teaching qualifications and be computer literate. In addition to this, the coach must be able to undertake key administrative duties that are associated with the role.

How to Apply

If you can meet the specifications and would like to become part of the Argyle Community Trust team, please complete our online application form

You will be given the opportunity to upload a covering letter and CV should you wish to do so however, for safer recruitment purposes, we do not accept application by CV only.

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