Watford FC Community Sport and Education Trust

Community Coach (25 Hours Part Time)

Watford FC Community Sport and Education Trust



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Oct 18, 2021

Role description

Department: Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust

Reporting to: School Sports Manager

Hours: 25 Hours per week

Salary: £18,680 FTE 0.625 pro rata

Location: Watford FC Training Ground / remote working due to nature of the role.

Contract Type: 31st August 2022

Closing Date: Monday 18th October 2021

Interview Date: Monday 25th October 2021

Our vision is to ‘improve lives, enhance communities’ and aim to ‘make a positive difference for all through sport, physical activity and learning’. We have developed a strong track record of delivering high quality community-based initiatives and services.

Our work focuses on three priority areas; Health & Wellbeing, Learning & Skills, and Social Inclusion, and these are all underpinned by our promise to deliver accessible opportunities.

Your Role:

Are you a passionate team player who wants to make a positive difference through sport and education?

Look no further and apply to join our School Sport Team to deliver on our core and funded school projects, holiday courses and player development centres. You will be working closely with the team to increase delivery of our school-based provision across Hertfordshire and Harrow.

You will be key to educating young people around enjoying the benefits of sport with the aim of enhancing their physical literacy and fundamental movement skills.

You will be responsible for:

Providing high quality educational delivery, both PE / coaching based, and non- PE based to local primary school pupils in line with projects values and structure
Ensuring that coaching sessions delivered in schools are in line with the primary school curriculum and OFSTED guidelines
Ensuring the teacher education for Premier League Primary Stars has the desired impact. This includes tailoring delivery to fit the needs for each teacher
Ensuring the team reaches their overall targets across the academic year
Liaising with the School Sport Manager to build new and existing positive relationships with schools to generate sustainable income for the organisation

You must have:

Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football
In-date First Aid and Safeguarding Qualifications
Experience of delivering PE sessions that are in line with the primary school curriculum and OFSTED guidelines.
Experience of developing and educating teachers in a PE environment.
Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Good organisational and problem-solving skills
Due to the demands of the role, you will need to have a full UK driving license and have access to a vehicle.
Flexible approach to working some evening and weekends


Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football
Additional coaching qualifications (other sports than football for example)
Experience of working within a Community Club Organisation

Applicants should ideally live local and be UK/EU residents or non-residents with a valid UK work permit. Flexible approach to working some evening and weekends.

Benefits in working for us:

You will have the opportunity to work alongside a high-quality delivery team, benefitting from a range of training and development opportunities
Free gym usage at our two Community Centres
25 days of Annual Leave entitlement plus bank holiday’s (pro rata)
Organisation pension scheme

Equal Opportunities:

We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more wide-ranging we are, the better our work will be.

We are committed to Safeguarding children and adults at risk. The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post.

Application process:

If you would like to work as the part time Community Coach Role please download an application form located on the Watford FC Community Sport & Education Trust website via the following link: https://www.watfordfccsetrust.com/support/vacancies/

Please send a completed application form and equal opportunities form to trustrecruitment@watfordfc.com. Ensure that in your application form you have referred to
the ‘must have’ and ‘desirable’ requirements for this role in the Supporting Statement section.

If you receive the opportunity for an interview, copies of all relevant qualifications, and a copy of your proof of right to work in the UK will be needed on the day.

If you require any further information please contact Karen Stephanou, Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Strategic Lead, stephanou@watfordfc.com