Community Cricket Coach – Bristol VAC-42547
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The Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) wishes to appoint a Cricket Apprentice to support the implementation of its Strategic Plan ‘2nd Innings’. This post will have a focus on developing opportunities within schools for young people to participate and play.
Those who demonstrate commitment and a will to want to better themselves in this sports coaching programme will then be offered 14-18 month employment working and training for 30 hours a week on Coach Core beginning February 2019. You will work towards your Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship L2.
Coach Core Benefits
·Achieve qualifications and vocational training that matches the criteria required by employers within the sports industry.
·Mentoring and experience of working alongside professionals from the industry including Sports Development Officers, experienced sports coaches and personnel from National Governing Bodies.
·Practical experience of working in the industry at sports event, in schools, in clubs and coaching within sports venues.
·An opportunity to meet new people of a similar age, have fun, become a role model and give something back to the community.
·The opportunity to attend exciting events and training throughout the apprenticeship
In July 2012, The Royal Foundation launched Coach Core; a new, innovative and exciting sports coaching apprenticeship targeting young people who wish to gain further education and employment in sport. Since then, apprentices in cities across the UK have been able to enjoy an intensive but incredible opportunity to become educated and employed for 14 – 18 months with some of the biggest sports providers and clubs in the industry.
With a full support team in place, apprentices have thrived both with their professional and personal development as we look to enhance the lives and opportunities for all Coach Core students from the first day to the last.
Successful applicants will be involved in a paid full-time sports coaching training programme to support your development and prepare you for future employment. At the end of the 14 – 18 months, you will leave with recognised qualifications, new skills, knowledge and a wealth of experience working as a trainee sports coach plus the opportunity to attend events unique to this programme.
The apprenticeship will consist of;
Participation – provide opportunities for all players to be able to access cricket at a club or community environment
School Engagement – work with schools to embed cricket within the schools sporting provision
Community Engagement – support local communities to access cricket
Competition – increase opportunities for inter/intra school cricket, developing new and relevant cricketing formats
Plan, deliver and review high quality cricket / multi skills / core movement coaching sessions that are young person focused. Including coaching sessions for specific priority groups e.g. girls, KS1 etc
Plan, deliver and support schools competitions (Primary and Secondary)
Actively support local cricket clubs with development programmes
Actively support the transition of young people from school to community sport by, for example, the establishment of after school clubs and facilitating school-club links
Provide formal written reports and ensure that all monitoring and evaluation is undertaken as directed
Take on from time to time development project work e.g. Competitions, community engagement activity
Position Type: Apprenticeship
Sector: Fitness and Active Leisure
Working Week : 30 hours shift work inc. evenings and weekends
Weekly Wage : £111.00
Application Deadline: 12-03-2019
Possible Start Date : 19-03-2019
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