Community Coach - Community Coach

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Posted: 30/05/2019 11:20
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: £11.21 - £16.81 per hour inclusive of holiday pay
Location: Off-site
Level: Not Applicable
Deadline: 30/06/2019 23:59
Hours: Zero hours contract
Benefits: Club Pension Scheme (depending on eligibility) | Club discounts & offers
Job Type: Casual (Hourly/Sessional)

Job Title: Community Coach
Employer: Albion in the Community   
Contract type: Casual, zero hours contract
Hours: Various hours available, but all roles require flexibility to work some evenings and weekend as required.

Location: Based at various locations across Sussex (dependent on home address and flexibility to travel).
Salary: £11.21 - £16.81 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)
Club Pension Scheme (depending on eligibility) | Club discounts & offers
Closing date for applications: 30th June 2019 @ 23:59:59
Assessment centre date: 13th July 2019

Community Coach

Roles and responsibilities

  1. To monitor and keep up-to-date certificates, licenses and qualifications, administered by the FA, to enable AITC to deliver coaching at the highest standard.
  2. To deliver high quality football and multi-sport coaching, enabling individuals to develop according to their abilities and encouraging them to sustain activity levels.
  3. To support the development of coaching resources as required.
  4. To liaise with staff, partners and participants when required to maintain first class working relationships.
  5. To guide and encourage participants to make appropriate decisions about further participation in sport at a level appropriate to their ability.
  6. To identify the needs of individual groups and tailor your delivery as appropriate.
  7. To provide practical assistance to young leaders, other coaches and volunteers.
  8. To adhere to safeguarding guidelines, including undertaking risk assessments and reporting any incidents/ accidents to your Line Manager immediately.
  9. To create a highly professional environment for each session; which both represents AITC and demonstrates high levels of customer service and engagement.
  10. To keep up to date registers for all activities and add details to the Charity’s database (Substance Views) on a regular basis.
  11. To act as an ambassador for Albion in the Community and Brighton & Hove Albion FC at all times.
  12. To cross promote AITC programmes that will assist with business development and secure new contracts.
  13. To attend training courses and continuing professional development sessions when required.

General duties and accountabilities

  • To support Brighton & Hove Albion FC and AITC in their aims and objectives at all times.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant club policies, including health and safety policies.
  • To ensure compliance with all relevant legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements.
  • To keep confidential any information gained regarding the charity, club and its personnel.
  • To represent Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and AITC in a professional manner.
  • To maintain a flexible approach to work at all times.
  • To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time.

General Expecations

  • To uphold and live our Team Brighton Values; Treat people well, Exceed Expectations, Aim high (never give up) and Make it special.
  • To be a champion of equality and diversity in the workplace and treat all staff, customers, sponsors, clients and applicants with fairness, dignity and respect
  • To report incidents of any form of discrimination through the correct channels.
  • To promote best practice in safeguarding and create an environment that is safe for children young people and vulnerable adults.
  • To report safeguarding concerns through the correct channels
  • To ensure that any safeguarding training and certificates are kept up to date.

Qualifications & Experience


  • FA Level 1 Coaching in Football Qualification
  • Member of the FA Licensed Coaches’ Club
  • Valid and accepted enhanced FA DBS CRC (Criminal Background Check) or be willing to undertake this check if successful
  • Valid FA Emergency Aid Certificate
  • Valid FA Safeguarding Children Certificate
  • Experience of planning and delivering coaching sessions in football or multi-sport
  • Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues
  • Experience working with or in schools, colleges and youth groups
  • A dynamic coach, with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to relate effectively with the 4-18 age groups
  • Ability to adapt coaching sessions to appropriate age groups
  • A genuine team player
  • Act as a role model with behaviour consistent with the vision of Albion in the Community
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • A clear drive to raise the quality of coaching delivered throughout Sussex
  • A strong motivator, with high enthusiasm
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Willingness to learn
  • Creative thinker to deliver exciting and fun coaching sessions


  • FA Level 2 or 3 Coaching in Football Qualification
  • Qualifications in coaching/delivering multi-sports
  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting the Delivery of PE & School Sport
  • Qualifications or training within Disability sports (i.e. FA Coaching Disabled footballer course)
  • Experience of working with young people with additional needs
  • Experience and knowledge of working with Disabled participants and within Disability sports
  • Experience of working with a variety of young people
  • Own transport
  • Full valid UK driving license

Applicants must provide an accurate account of their professional skills and experience in the form of a C.V, and proof of eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.


Equality Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership.

Safeguarding Statement

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club and Albion in the Community are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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