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PLPS Sports and Education Coach

Burnley FC in the Community

We are Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC); the award-winning, official charity of Burnley Football Club. We believe in the immense power of our football club to transform people’s lives for the better.

20 May 2024
Full Time
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

The Role

The Sports and Education Coach will deliver the Premier League Primary Stars (PLPS) programme, delivering PE, physical activity and wellbeing education within selected primary schools to improve resilience, self-esteem and aspirations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for the delivery of PE and the Premier League Primary Stars programme within a cohort of schools on behalf of BFCitC.
  • Ensure meticulous planning is conducted prior to each session that is delivered, with considerations being made for individuals’ needs and requirements.
  • Deliver the highest possible quality of lessons and sessions, to a wealth of participants with varying abilities, needs and demands, in a variety of different environments, including:
  • Deliver National Curriculum Physical Education, Extra-Curricular Sessions, Holiday Camps, Whole School Assemblies, Recreational Sport Sessions and Educational Sessions (Literacy, Numeracy and PSHE workshops).
  • Continuously evaluate the success / standards of own work and that of others, through rigorous self and departmental reflection and analysis.
  • Partake in the crucial processes of monitoring and evaluation, to ensure that the progress / impact of any given provision is reporting to key funders in a timely and effectively manner. This includes the use of regular registers and the Salesforce platform.
  • Ensure that all stakeholders are kept safe and well, before, during and after the delivery of a given session.
  • Understand and implement the Charity’s Safeguarding policy, procedures, and best practice guidelines in your role and use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment.
  • Be able to work flexible hours where the role of the job requires.
  • Work towards agreed objectives.
  • Comply with all Charity policies.
  • Promote the Burnley FC in the Community brand and ethos in a professional, strong, and positive manner.
  • Work alongside other team members to support in other areas of the organisation as and when required to promote best practice.
  • Hold a commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace.
  • Willingness to attend training courses to enhance own professional development.
  • Always demonstrate the Charity’s values.

This job description is issued as a guideline to assist you in your duties and is not exhaustive. You may, on occasions, be required to undertake additional or other duties within the context of this job description.

Essential Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • Level 2 Coaching certificate in any chosen sport.
  • Safeguarding certificate or the willingness to undertake training.
  • First Aid certificate or the willingness to undertake training.
  • Five GCSEs at grade C or above
  • Relevant training for working with children.
  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting PE and School Sport (AfPE) OR similar
  • Experience of working on sport-based projects.
  • Experience of delivering the PE curriculum in Primary schools.
  • Experience of working in a school setting.
  • Full driving license and the use of a vehicle.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.

Safeguarding Statement

Burnley FC in the Community are committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check (DBS), which will be paid for by the Charity.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online safeguarding search will also be carried out by a member of our HR or Safeguarding Team for all shortlisted candidates. The post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS check.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please click ‘Apply Now’ to begin the online application

Applications close on 28th June 2024

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Salary information
£20,893 - 23,000

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