Lead Sports Coach (Casual)

Dundee City Council
26 Aug 2016
21 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description
Leisure & Culture Dundee is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) SC042421. It was established by Dundee City Council in July 2011 to deliver leisure, sports, library, information and cultural services for the city. www.leisureandculturedundee.com Sports Coaches for Football; Gymnastics and Trampoline; Basketball; Tennis; Hockey and Athletics are required, on a casual basis, to deliver classes within the current citywide sports programme. Variable hours are available and may be in multiple locations within the city. Please indicate your preferred sport(s) on your application form. When work is available you will be contacted. There is no obligation for Leisure and Culture Dundee to offer you work, nor are you obliged to accept work. The rate of pay is £8.75 per hour. Previous applicants need not re-apply.

You will have the minimum qualifications required for the post, either a UKCC Level 2 for Gymnastics / trampoline or Basketball or Tennis or Hockey and Athletics, SFA 1.3 coaching qualification is essential to deliver within the programmes.

As a Sports Coach you will lead in the teaching/coaching of a variety of client groups of varying ability. You will assist the delivery of a progressive and developmental programme, maintaining and updating participant records, checking all teaching equipment and ensuring that a safe and comfortable environment is provided at all times.

The Individual
You will hold a UKCC Level 2 for Gymnastics / trampoline or Basketball or Tennis or Hockey and Athletics, SFA 1.3 coaching qualification to deliver within the programmes, with experience in leading practical paid / voluntary sports coaching. Experience of working with children from a variety of backgrounds in a physical setting. You must have excellent organisational and planning skills with the ability to work in a team and work independently. You must be strongly self motivated and can communicate effectively with children and young people. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential and you must be flexible and adaptable. This post is considered Regulated Work with Children and/or Protected Adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by Leisure and Culture Dundee. For further information, contact Laura Donaldson on 01382 436971.

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DEE00859 Job Info Pack.dotx.doc