Casual Cricket Coaching Opportunities: Growing the Game

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CASUAL COACHING OPPORTUNITIES: GROWING THE GAME

Cricket Wales is constantly seeking dedicated, aspirational, and inspirational coaches to participate in our community programs, including Street Cricket, Wicketz, Primary/Secondary Schools Festivals, and community events.  Our aim is to inspire the next generation of cricketers. For those interested in learning more, key information can be found below (Welsh translation also available). 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • The role involves cricket coaching and through your coaching sessions you will be helping to grow, support and widen all forms of Cricket being played.  You will support the delivery of Chance to Shine, Lord Taverners, Wicketz, and ECB targeted programmes in schools and clubs resulting in the creation of new All Stars Cricket & Dynamos Cricket, junior age group and women and Girls participants of all abilities. 
  • A key requirement of the role is having a can do, pro-active enthusiastic nature, the outcome being to inspire participants to want to take up the game and play more. 
  • The key age group that our programmes target ranges from 5 to 16yrs olds, boys and girls. However, there may be occasion where coaching is required in the senior age groups e.g. a Women's taster session etc. 
  • Experience of running and coaching sessions at the target age group is essential.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring any session you deliver is planned ,inclusive and meets the needs of relevant participants.
  • All sessions will be carried out in a safe manner ensuring all risk assessments are adhered to. 
  • The majority of  the sessions will be softball, using plastic bats and wickets etc. However, on occasion you may be required to get involved in a hard ball session where applicable (junior club sessions or transition to hard ball sessions).
  • You will be expected to work with other coaches as required and follow wider plans for the session and or event (e.g. School festivals). 
  • You will be expected to work with and alongside our other stakeholders and partners.

 

 RENUMERATION:

  • Foundation or Level 1 rate £11.44 plus holiday contribution uplift gross rate will be £12.82
  • Core Coach or Level 2 rate £13.00 - as above gross will be £14.57
  • Advanced or Performance or Level 3 rate £15 - as above gross will be £16.81

QUALIFICATIONS AND CHECKS REQUIRED:

  • Level 2 (Core) qualified cricket coach.
  • Foundation 1 (level 1)
  • ECB trained activator
  • ECB DBS (formally CRB) clearance certificate.
  • A valid First Aid certificate (completed within three years).
  • A valid ECB e-learning Safeguarding module certificate (completed within three years).

 

WHAT YOU WILL GET OUT OF IT:

This is a brilliant opportunity to coach as part of a growing & diversifying National Governing Body who run several funded programmes. You will get to work with a range of coaches and delivery partners as we aim to inspire more people to take up cricket.

 

PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

All coaches are expected to adhere to the Cricket Wales coaches code of conduct (https://cricketwales.org.uk/codes-of-conduct), in addition the expectations set out in the Cricket Wales staff handbook and social media policy (provided upon induction).

SAFER RECRUITMENT

For details on our commitment to Safer Recruitment please see here

SAFEGUARDING

Cricket Wales believes that Safeguarding is an essential element that is central to all we do. Every, child, young person and adult have the right to feel safe and included in all that they do, and this means ensuring we have the right people working within our organisation by following a robust safe recruitment process. Cricket Wales strive to make cricket in Wales a safe and enjoyable place for ‘everyone’ to experience at all levels of the game.

Cricket Wales is committed to providing equitable opportunities. While we will always appoint on merit, we would particularly encourage applications from under- represented groups and communities in cricket – especially female, ethnically diverse people, or those with a disability.

ELIGIBILITY

You must be based and hold the right to work, in the UK to apply for this position.

APPLICATION FORM TO FOLLOW AFTER INITIAL DISCUSSION -

HOW TO APPLY:

Contact your Area Manager

Area Manager Southeast Wales Mark White [email protected]  

Area Manager South Wast Wales: Keri Chahal  [email protected]

Area Manager Mid-North Wales Sue Wells  [email protected]

 

 

 

 

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