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Performance Cricket Coach

Clifton College

Clifton College is an independent boarding and day school in Bristol, offering first-class teaching in a coeducational environment. Founded in 1862, the College provides an exceptional all-round education that combines a rich heritage with modern state-of-the-art facilities.

12 May 2022
Part Time
Closing date
31 May 2022

Clifton College is looking to appoint a cricket coach to support the coaching of Cricket in both the Prep and Upper School. The role would include coaching across a range of age groups and abilities, as well as working with the most talented players in the College, the majority of these being in County Academy and age group squads. Ideally the successful candidate would also be able to commit to being with a team on Saturdays throughout the summer term.

This is a part time position consisting of 20 hours work per week. The rate of pay is £20-25 per hour (depending on experience). The proposed start date is 1st June 2022.

Purpose of the Job & Primary Objectives
  • Working to develop Cricket at Clifton College for all ages and abilities
  • Delivering high quality coaching sessions to a variety of teams across the Upper/Lower School
  • To support and train the other coaches of cricket by delivering and sharing training sessions and coaching tips
  • Liaise on a weekly basis with the Director of Cricket and Director of Sport

Key Qualifications:

  • Level 2 Cricket Coaching Award
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Safeguarding Children in Education

Key Skills, Knowledge and Experience:


  • Experience of playing or coaching cricket at a high level

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ability to deliver structured, fun and challenging coaching sessions.
  • Lead individual and team training sessions in preparation for the county/regional competitions.
  • Demonstrate an enjoyment of working with children.
  • Demonstrate efficiency and a sense of humour, with a proven ability to remain calm and professional at all times.
  • Provide evidence of flexibility, adaptability and a willingness to undertake a range of tasks and commitments.
  • Demonstrate energy, enthusiasm and positive attitude.
  • Display an ability to use initiative and take responsibility.
  • Behave and act as a member of staff when working with children and maintain an appropriate distance
  • Demonstrate good communication and listening skills and be able to build relationships with pupils and staff.
  • Be flexible and adaptable.
  • Regular sharing of coaching resources and CPD for staff
  • Excellent role model who has the ability to motivate and inspire

Values and behaviours

  • Uphold Clifton College’s values
  • Act as a role model for all Clifton employees
  • Support the College in embedding our values and desired behaviours in order to promote a positive, respectful, compassionate, and inclusive culture and working environment

Equal Opportunities

Maintain an up to date knowledge of Equality and Diversity legislation and the organisation’s Equality and Diversity policies and procedures, in particular with regard to the recruitment and retention of staff.


Maintain an up to date knowledge of Safeguarding legislation, and the College’s safeguarding policies and procedures, in particular with regard to the recruitment and retention of staff.

Health and Safety

Ensure that an up to date knowledge of Health and Safety legislation as applicable to the role is maintained and that the College’s Health and Safety policies and procedures are fully implemented and adhered to as applicable, particular with regard to the recruitment and retention of staff.

Professional Development

Maintain and update your own knowledge and skills in line with legislation and the needs of the role.

To apply for this role,

Please complete the application form (APPLICATION FORM) and return it to Clifton College by clicking 'Apply Now' as soon as possible.


We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects our community. Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, age or disability. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups.

Clifton College are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, all staff and volunteers are required to share this commitment. Due to the nature of the role, you will need to complete an enhanced criminal record disclosure (DBS check) and undergo our pre-employment screening. As a regulated sector we are required to ask for references prior to interview, by applying for this role you are consenting for us to contact your referees.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation from Offenders Act 1974 therefore you will be asked to disclose all previous convictions not exempt under amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

Additional Information

Part Time
Job Type
Pay Information
£20-£25 Per Hour

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