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Community Cricket Development Coach

Lancashire Cricket Foundation

As the official charity of Lancashire Cricket the Foundation provides governance for the recreational game and high quality experiences that make a positive difference to the lives of the individuals and communities in order to grow the appeal of the game at all levels.

3 Aug 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Full Time
Closing date
16 Aug 2022

The Lancashire Cricket Foundation (LCF) are looking to appoint a number of Community Cricket Development Coaches, with proven experience delivering coaching in school or community settings, to lead and support the delivery of a range of high-quality cricket and community projects, programmes and events that engage and inspire individuals in order to sustain and grow cricket participation opportunities for all across Lancashire.

LCF works across Lancashire to develop and deliver a range of projects, programmes and events designed to increase participation levels in the game. It is designated as the local governing body for all recreational cricket in the County by the national governing body, The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Established as the official charity of Lancashire Cricket, LCF provides high quality cricket experiences that make a positive difference to the lives of the individuals it engages with. We want to hear from you if you think you can help us on our journey to engage, excite, inspire and improve individuals through cricket.

The Role

Employed by LCF as our Community Cricket Development Coach you will have a varied role which will include:

  • Leading and supporting the delivery of the ‘CTS Schools’ and wider ‘CTS Street’ programmes
  • Assisting with the planning and delivery of national programmes and specific ‘Wicketz’ sessions
  • Leading and supporting delivery in the Lancashire Cricket Development Centres, including the Lancashire Cricket summer holiday activity
  • Lead and supporting activation opportunities at NTP/Urban Cricket sites as part of wider participation programmes
  • Supporting the development and delivery of the LCF Outreach Programme
  • Supporting the LCF Matchday Activation Programme.
  • Supporting delivery of the Schools Open Day and the practical element of onsite programmes such as Education Without Boundaries

Essential Requirements/Skills

In order to be considered for this position it is essential that you have experience / demonstrable knowledge of:

  • Coaching delivery in school or community settings
  • Sport / cricket and an understanding of the benefits it can bring
  • Engaging with groups of young people
  • ECB Foundation 1 coaching qualification as a minimum

In addition, you will need to have the ability and willingness to travel for work and access to your own vehicle or means of transport that will allow you to fulfil the mobility duties of the post
This is an ideal opportunity to get involved in the development of an ambitious, growing Foundation and to be an integral part of its future success in raising the profile of the game across Lancashire.

Please take time to look at the Job Description and only apply if you can demonstrate you have the relevant experience and can meet the requirements of this role.

How to Apply

Please click 'Apply Now' to email your CV with a covering letter to our recruitment team.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 16th August however, if enough suitable applications are received prior to this date, we may carry out interviews immediately and look to close the process early should the ideal candidate be found.

We look forward to hearing from you if you have skills that support our future vision. Lancashire Cricket is an equal opportunities organisation and we are committed to providing new opportunities and striving for greater diversity.

It is a priority for Lancashire Cricket to ensure our Club appropriately reflects the wider communities across the North West and as we strive to meet Sport England Guidance in this regard, we would welcome applications from individuals with the appropriate skills and experience that can also enhance our current diversity mix at the Club.

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