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Community Sports Coach

Colchester United's Football in the Community

Colchester United's Football in the Community (CUFITC) is the official charity partner for Colchester United Football Club. We provide high quality sports and education programmes to 8,500 children, young people and adults from across the region each week.

7 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

CUFITC are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and confident Community Sports Coach on a full time basis, to join our teaching and learning team, delivering across all strands of the organisation.

Job Purpose

To deliver high quality multi-sport school & community-based coaching for all ages enabling individuals to develop their abilities to their potential and enjoy physical activity which will encourage them to sustain activity levels.

The successful candidate will share our organisational values. They will be responsible for delivering high-quality provision within our community, adopting our session methodology and schemes of work.

As this position is a key appointment in our organisation, you will have the tenacity and the creativity to overcome obstacles. You will be a leader and have the ability to inspire and motivate people from all backgrounds and communities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • To support in the delivery of the CUFITC Sports activities
  • To deliver coaching sessions as directed
  • To coordinate, manage, deliver and monitor coaching sessions with groups of young people, organisations
  • To liaise with parents/carers when appropriate to build positive rapport
  • To support with CUFITC administration as required
  • To liaise with Schools concerning CUFITC day to day operation
  • To plan, monitor and evaluate all coaching sessions led or assisted at
  • To ensure Safeguarding is adhered to including keeping personal CRB, First Aid qualifications
  • To undertake appropriate training


As part of your involvement with Colchester United Football in the Community the following benefits are available to staff:

  • Company pool vehicle
  • Business mobile phone
  • Opportunities to work match days for Colchester United Football Club
  • Access to bespoke CPD from our partners including the Premier League, English Football League, The FA Professional Football Association and other key partners
  • A pension scheme is available for eligible applicants

Closing date: 15th July 2022 (Please note this may close earlier if suitable candidate is found)

Interview date: WC 18th July 2022

Proposed start date: ASAP but by 22nd August 2022

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Salary information
£ 18,000 - 22,000

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