Sheffield United FC

PL Primary Stars Community Coach

Sheffield United FC



Role Type

Closing Date

Est. Start Date


Jul 29, 2021

Role description

Sheffield United Community Foundation are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified individual to lead high quality delivery on our Premier League Primary Stars programme for children aged between 5 and 11 in primary school settings. Premier League Primary Stars aims to use the inspiration of the Premier League and professional football clubs to create healthier and more positive futures for all children in England and Wales. The programme seeks to improve and enhance physical education (PE) and other curriculum areas and develop the skills and values that are crucial to success in later life. The role is full time starting in September 2021.

High Level Summary:

Term: 12-months fixed term

Salary: £16,744 – £17,999 per annum

Start Date: 1st September 2021

Closing Date: 5.00pm on 30th July 2021

Interviews: w/c 9th August 2021

Please note that all suitable candidates will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS procedures. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please let us know if there are any alternative arrangements which need to be made to help you during the application and interview process.

We particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities, people from ethnically diverse communities and don’t discriminate against any age groups.

About the role:

The candidate will have a proven record of successfully planning and delivering high quality PE and school sport and providing participation opportunities for children and young people of all abilities to develop and progress. Our goal is to inspire young people to achieve their potential and improve their wellbeing, working together to build stronger, safer and more inclusive communities.

The role will require working in schools and during community time, which includes evenings and weekends. The main delivery will be our Premier League Primary Stars programme but the successful candidate will be required to deliver on holiday camps and match days.Applicants should have a good knowledge and understanding of primary physical education and delivering physical activity lessons in line with the national curriculum. They should also have the desire to support the personal development of children, volunteers and teachers.

As an employed member of staff at Sheffield United Community Foundation you will be entitled to statutory holidays that include bank holidays as well as adopting a flexible working policy.

About Sheffield United Community Foundation:

Sheffield United Community Foundation is the official registered charity of Sheffield United Football Club, working in the areas of Participation & Inclusion, Education & Training, Health & Wellbeing, and NCS.

Our Mission:

Our goal is to build links between the football club and the community using the appeal of football and sport in general to encourage, motivate and inspire all individuals, regardless of background, to achieve their potential.

The community programmes are aimed at strengthening self-esteem, developing personal skills, promoting health and wellbeing, improving academic achievement and generally empowering people in the local area.