13 Aug, 2021

Huddersfield Town Foundation – Community Coach - part / full time

£16,500 - £20,000 yearly
  • Joblink
  • Huddersfield, UK
Part time & Casual, Full time Sports and coaching

Job Description/Duties

Joblink are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of Huddersfield Town Foundation . An opportunity has arisen for experienced and qualified coaches to join our established coaching team, delivering workshops and practical sessions on a range of programmes to young people and adults across Kirklees. Coaching sessions take place at different times and locations including schools and other community settings, on weekdays, evenings and weekends, therefore, applicants must be willing to work outdoors, and have a flexible approach to work and working hours, as well as the ability to travel to different locations. 

Applicants must be educated to a minimum of GCSE level or equivalent including Maths and English at grades A*-C (or 9-4) and hold a FA Level 2 qualification in Football or higher, along with valid First Aid and safeguarding qualifications and/or training. Candidates must have a positive and professional attitude and have the ability to motivate and inspire others to achieve their goals.


Job Description Post Title Community Coach - a range of part time and full time Fixed-term contracts are available. Salary range £16,500 - £20,000 depending on experience.

Part time roles will be pro-rata salary. Department/Location Huddersfield Town Foundation

Reports to The roles will report to various Programme managers depending on the sessions delivered.

Purpose of the Role :The aim of The Huddersfield Town Foundation is to help improve the quality of life for young people and adults across Huddersfield and the West Yorkshire area by delivering projects with a focus on Education, Sport, Health and Inclusion. As a Community Coach the post holder will be required to deliver classroom based and practical sports coaching sessions on any of the Foundation’s projects, including but not limited to, Premier League Primary Stars and Premier League Kicks programmes. Working with a broad age range of participants, coaching sessions will take place in different locations including schools and other community settings; therefore, the post holder will be required to work outdoors and to travel to different locations as part of the role. Functional Links Internal: Huddersfield Town Foundation Chief Executive Officer Heads of Department Project Managers Delivery Staff Board of Trustees Club CEO All Club personnel External: Including but not limited to: Schools in Kirklees and the surrounding areas, and their staff Pupils and their parents/carers Community groups and leaders Other Football Club Community Trusts Key Performance Indicators • Classroom / community coaching sessions are well-planned and executed, evidenced by consistently positive feedback from participants and their parents/carers and schools. • Classroom / community coaching sessions successfully support KPIs attached to Foundation programmes. • Classroom / community coaching sessions are inclusive of all, evidence by the diversity of the cohorts engaged with Foundation programmes. • The Community Coach develops, consolidates and enhances links between The Huddersfield Town Foundation and partner schools, community groups and other organisations. Role Specific Responsibilities The post holder will be required to: • Plan, prepare and deliver classroom based and practical coaching sessions as required; • Maintain a consistently high standard of delivery at all sessions; • Ensure content of sessions is exciting, engaging and relevant to both participants and the aims of Foundation projects/programmes; • Adopt a participant-centred approach to all delivery, ensuring protocol in relation to safeguarding is consistently observed; • Maintain registers and manage the required reporting for all sessions; • Liaise with colleagues to ensure effective sharing of information regarding participants and their progress, including accurate recording of participant data in Views; • Report back to each session’s Manager at required times with registers, risk assessments, participant registration forms and any other documentation that may be required as part of the Foundation’s monitoring and evaluation processes; • Act as an Ambassador for The Huddersfield Town Foundation, building strong and effective relationships with partners and participants to ensure that interest in Foundation projects/ programmes is sustained. Other • Contribute to fundraising/income generation for The Huddersfield Town Foundation, as required from time to time, to support and sustain the work of the organisation; and, • Work occasional match days, evenings and weekends as required. The post holder will be required to undertake any other duties as required by the Head of Education and Community Activity, the Huddersfield Town Foundation Chief Executive Officer, and/or any other Senior Manager/Director, commensurate with the level of the post.

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