10th August 2015

Yeovil Town Community Sports Trust (YTCST) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated person to join the Community Trust team.

Role: Community Football Coach

Vacancy: 20 Hours (Office & School based)  Please note: The successful applicant will also be required to work evenings/weekends with these hours being paid at our Level 2 coaching rate.

Salary: £8,320 per annum (excludes pay for additional evening/weekend hours)

Contract type: Part Time which includes a four month probationary period

Main Purpose of the Role is to:
To deliver high quality community coaching for all ages throughout Somerset and Dorset. Whilst delivering for YTCST you will enable individuals to develop their abilities to their potential and enjoy physical activity which will encourage them to sustain activity levels. Coaches will also promote positive healthy lifestyle choices and deliver educational messages through the median of football through coaching.

The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate both in their application and at interview their ability to deliver effectively. They will also be required to work most evenings and weekends. Our Interviews will include both formal questions and practical delivery.

To be short listed you must be able in your application, to demonstrate that you can meet the essential criteria of the role.

* Working within partnership and multi-agency programmes and a proven track record of successful project implementation and administration

* Activity planning, project management and session management.

* A proven track record of working with external partners.

* A proven ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

* Examples of self-motivation and the ability to work on own initiative.

* Excellent communication skills including written, telephone and interpersonal skills.

* Proven planning and organisational skills and experience of working within diverse communities.

Are you eligible:
To be eligible for shortlisting a candidate must have an FA Level 2 in Coaching Football qualification, which includes up to date Safeguarding and Emergency Aid.  It is also requirement that a short listed candidate will have the FA Youth Module 1 certification.  All short listed candidates must have a full UK driving licence and eligible to commence employment on the 7th September 2015.

How to apply:
The deadline for applications is 12 noon on 17th August 2015. To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to Sbradley@ytfc.net <mailto:Sbradley@ytfc.net> . The interviews will take place in two stages; stage 1 will be a practical assessment week commencing 17th August 2015. Those shortlisted to Stage 2 will then be invited for a final interview on week commencing 24th August 2015.


As this role involves direct access to young persons under the age of eighteen, within the context of the job or any subsequently related activities or responsibilities, the successful candidate will undergo a thorough screening process, which will include a Criminal Records Check, to ensure their suitability for the role. Yeovil Town Community Sports Trust are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.