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Business and Education Team Coach for SPE Programme

Bristol City Robins Foundation

The Robins Foundation harnesses the power of football to connect with, improve and inspire our community.

28 Mar 2024
Part Time
Closing date
19 Apr 2024
  • Do you have an understanding of coaching, facilitation or experiential learning?
  • Do you have experience working in team settings and/or working collaboratively?
  • Have you got experience of, and interest in, business, coaching and supporting self-managed learning to degree students?
  • Are you passionate, flexible and committed to lifelong learning?

As a team coach, you will work with (around) 15 students on our innovative Sports Business and Entrepreneurship degree programme. You will act as a team coach for this team of students on our self-managed programme. The students will run their sessions to develop their business ideas whilst you challenge and support these students to reach their full potential. As a team coach, you will be fully supported in using the course assessment structure to guide these students through their journey.

Your Main Responsibilities:

  • To team coach for a business degree at the undergraduate level, engaging fully and creatively with our team entrepreneurs (students) in this capacity.
  • To provide 1-2-1 coaching for our team entrepreneurs on a timely basis, supporting their venture development
  • To undertake module leadership on the Sports Business and Entrepreneurship programme, delivering workshops and marking student portfolios/other reflective assessments.
  • To engage with local businesses, social enterprises, and communities to build awareness of and involvement in our team entrepreneurship activities.
  • To undertake appropriate continuing personal and professional development, including engagement in team coach development programmes.
  • To contribute to the timely review of the Sports Business and Entrepreneurship programme, ensuring its development and growth.
  • To engage in reflection and coaching supervision as required by the role.

You will have:

  • Education to degree level (or equivalent industry experience).
  • Experience in coaching and/or participatory facilitation.
  • A sound understanding of and an ability to work creatively and effectively with teams.
  • Commitment to personal and academic development
  • An ability to set high personal standards and work calmly and effectively in an environment characterised by a high level of ambiguity and complexity.

It would be desirable to have:

  • Relevant professional body memberships.
  • Education to a master's level.
  • Experience in academic assessment or equivalent.
  • Experience with a range of students/participants.

Safeguarding Statement: Bristol City Robins Foundation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment. Equality Statement: The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and promoting positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.


• Work equipment (BCFC clothing and work laptop)
• 1 x ticket to every BCFC and Bristol Bears home league game
• 25 days annual leave (pro rata) increasing to 30 days after 5 years employment (plus bank holidays and Christmas closure days)
• A flexible working environment
• Generous pension scheme
• Generous continuous personal development budget including a Post Graduate Certificate in Team Coaching qualification
• Free parking on site
• The opportunity to be part of an incredible journey.


This position is part-time (22.5 hours per week), working 3 days (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. There could be flexibility to increase these hours in the future if desired.

The start date is August 2024; however, the opportunity to start sooner is flexible if possible. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

How to Apply

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Applications close on 19th April 2024

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