Why British Cycling?
Whether it’s winning gold medals at Olympic and Paralympic Games, inspiring millions to get on their bikes or campaigning on behalf of our 150,000 members, at British Cycling we are leading our sport and inspiring our communities – with bold ambitions to further grow and diversify in the years ahead.
Set within modern offices at Manchester’s National Cycling Centre, the unique benefits of working for British Cycling include a flexible working environment, home based contract, 33 days of annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays), Cycle to Work Scheme, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Group Pension Plan, free parking, access to world-class facilities and much more.
We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Community Coach, with a passion for physical activity and healthy lifestyles, to gain their Level 2 Community Activator Coach qualification, whilst employed within the Participation Team at British Cycling working on the Commonwealth Games Legacy Plan in the West Midlands.
This apprenticeship is an 18-month programme of learning, gaining meaningful qualifications, whilst having full support and mentoring based on your individual needs.
Coaches who finish this programme go on to do full and part time coaching roles, further qualifications, Level 3 apprenticeships and employment in other sectors.
What you’ll be doing
You will focus your energy on the British Cycling’s West Midlands Commonwealth Games Legacy Plan, providing:
You will do c. 28 hours of planning and delivery each week, likely shadowing or holding an assistant role initially, and will also be involved in administration, monitoring and evaluation. You will attend c. 7 hours (1 day) of education each week.
What you’ll need (Essential):
Training delivered (1 day a week):
Applications close for this role on Wednesday 31st August 2022.
To apply for this role please submit your CV, a brief covering letter (max 250 words) and a 1 minute video via 'Apply Now' highlighting who you are, your role suitability and enthusiasm for cycling, along with why you’d make a great addition to our team.
Successful applicants will be invited for a 60-minute interview, including a practical coaching activity (pre-advised) and evidence-based questions.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of age, race, colour, sex, marital status, religion, ethnic origin, nationality, disability or sexual orientation. Any appointment will be made on merit alone. For more information on British Cycling please visit the following page www.britishcycling.org.uk.
We look forward to receiving your application for this exciting new role – good luck!
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