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Community Delivery Sports Coach - Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
£7113.60 per annum
18 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Job Type
Part Time

Community Delivery Sports Coach - MK Dons Sports and Education Trust

Department: Community Delivery

Reporting to: Community Delivery Manager

Salary:   £7113.60 per annum

Contract:  6 Month Fixed Term

Hours:  16 hours.  Any 4 out of 7 days

Overall Objective:

To plan and deliver football and multi sport sessions within Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas to support Milton Keynes Dons Sport & Education Trust community offer.

Job Description

Main Objectives

  • The role requires someone who can plan and prepare and implement well-structured and progressive sports coaching session ensuring a high quality, enjoyable coaching experience centred on the needs of the participants.
  • To ensure delivery of football and multi skill sessions to schools and skill centers.

Summary of Duties

  • To work with the Community Delivery Manager and Community Delivery Project Officer to develop wider geographic delivery opportunities. All activities should be in line with the strategic development of the Trust
  • To plan and prepare and implement well-structured and progressive sports coaching programmes ensuring a high quality, enjoyable coaching experience centred on the needs of the participants
  • To be the lead coach on Milton Keynes Dons SET courses when requested by the Community Delivery Project Officer
  • To carry out administrative duties as necessary e.g. maintain accurate attendance registers; carry out risk assessments,
  • To be committed to continuous professional development relevant to the post and personal training needs supporting future career advancement
  • To report to the Community Delivery Project Officer when required.
  • To undertake every opportunity to promote a positive image of Milton Keynes Dons Sport and Education Trust
  • To positively promote the Trust’s Equal Opportunities policy and core values in all aspects of the post’s responsibilities and duties
  • To be prepared to regularly carry out work during evening and weekend periods (unsociable hours)
  • To maximise opportunities to raise awareness of the organisations activities
  • To ensure that the safety of participants, volunteers and staff is prioritised at all times
  • Perform other duties as required which are considered relevant to the post and to the objectives of the Milton Keynes Dons Sport and Education Trust.

Person Specification


  • Two years experience of coaching in a sports setting
  • Experience of coaching in a wide range of environments including schools, clubs and community settings.
  • Experience of delivering coaching sessions using The FA Long Tern Development Model (LTPD)
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to inspire children, young people and adults
  • Ability to develop and implement high quality, varied and creative coaching sessions focusing on a young person-centered approach
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and encourage young people through sport
  • Good team worker and Self-motivated
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with Staff and partners
  • Modern approach to coaching
  • FA Level 2 Qualification
  • FA Youth Award Level 1
  • Member of The FA Licensed Coaches Club
  • In date Safeguarding and First Aid Certificates
  • Enhanced Barring & Disclosure form
  • Able to work within flexi-hours to dovetail with other staff in the Club especially on Match Days
  • Willing to work unsociable hours
  • Able to drive and have access to a car
  • Be interested in all aspects of Football Development
  • A demonstrable record of implementing Equal Opportunity policies and activities


  • An ability to keep and maintain records.
  • An ability to demonstrate good administrative skills.
  • Ability to co-ordinate workload.
  • FA Youth Award Mod 2
  • FA Youth Award Mod 3
  • FA Curriculum Module
  • Tag Rugby qualification
  • Multi Skills or Fundamentals qualification
  • A relevant Sport or Leisure qualification.
  • 1st 4 sport level 3 certificate in supporting the delivery of Physical Education and School Sport

Reference:  C0214