Casual Sports Coach
East Staffordshire Borough Council Shared Services (Leisure, Culture and Sport)
East Staffordshire Borough Council provides a wide range of Leisure and Cultural Services within the Shared Services Department. These services include; three leisure centres - Meadowside Leisure Centre and Shobnall Leisure Complex, located in Burton upon Trent, and Uttoxeter Leisure Centre situated in the market town of Uttoxeter to the north of the Borough. The service also includes a Sports Development Team, based from Shobnall Leisure Complex, who provide a wide variety of sporting opportunities and activities. The Brewhouse Arts Centre (Burton upon Trent) and the Arts Development Team focus on the cultural elements of the team, delivering and supporting a broad cross section of arts related projects such as ‘story telling’, dance, film and music making.
Working closely together as well as with a number of key local and county wide partners, the Shared Service Team provide an enormous variety of opportunities, both sporting and cultural, for the residents across the Borough.
Shobnall leisure Complex is an outdoor and indoor leisure facility, providing sports to the community and national sporting activites, which include: athletics, Sports Hall, hockey, rugby, football, tennis, Footgolf, crazy golf, bowls, netball, basketball, rounders, play area and a skate park. We also run courses throughout the year and in school holidays, and have two function rooms for meeting and birthday parties.
You will be involved in a wide range of coaching activities during school holidays and mini clubs.
The hours of work are on a casual basis, mainly in the school holidays working with a team of coaches.
You should have a keen interest in sporting activities and enjoy helping young children develop their skills in various skills. A level 1/2 Sports Coaching Award would be an advantage. The ability to instruct in a clear manner and be inspirational and motivational are essential requirements.
Ideally you should have previous experience of working in a leisure environment, coaching and setting up of sports equipment, customer care and first aid.
East Staffordshire Borough Council has a commitment to the Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.