Community Coach Vacancies in North Wales




2 Posts x 15 hours per week

Community Coach- North Wales-with a focus on Anglesey & Gwynedd

Community Coach North Wales- with a focus on Flintshire & Denbighshire


Job Title:                              Cricket Wales Community Coach (North Wales)

Hours of Work:                 15 hours per week

Responsible to:                 Area Cricket Manager (North Wales)

Remuneration:                 £6,438 p/a plus expenses

Contract:                             Initial 6 month fixed term contract


Cricket Wales, the governing body for cricket in Wales, exists to lead, inspire and influence the growth, quality and accessibility of cricket in Wales.


We are recruiting two enthusiastic, passionate and professional individuals to join our team in North Wales to deliver on the North Wales area development plan and Chance to Shine Programme.


Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.


Applicants should submit a covering letter and their CV to [email protected] or for a more informal discussion on the role they should call Sue Wells on 07816876404. The closing date for applications is Friday 20th January 2017.


The posts are supported by Sport Wales and Chance to Shine. The initial role is offered on a 6-month fixed term contract. 





Job Title:                              Cricket Wales Community Coach

Reporting to:                     Area Cricket Manager (North Wales)


Main Responsibility

1         To grow, support and widen all forms of Cricket being played in the North Wales area by delivering Cricket Wales community coaching sessions in schools and clubs resulting in the creation of new junior club teams playing structured junior league cricket.


Responsibilities to support the above outcome


1                     To plan; deliver; evaluate and monitor Cricket Wales community coaching sessions as part of the Cricket Wales Community Coach delivery model;


2                     To deliver and support coaching sessions in a club setting designed to increase the ‘migration’ of young people from school coaching sessions to club activity;


3                     To widen access to cricket for specific target groups including girls, people with a disability and Black, Minority & Ethnic Groups;


4                     Under the direction of the ACM, work with the identified clubs in building their capacity to run and organise additional junior club teams that play in structured junior league cricket;


5                     To deliver and support cricket competition within (intra) and between (inter) participating schools- This will include delivery and organisation of: Kwik Cricket, Lady Taverner’s, Chance to Compete and Inclusive festivals as well as the delivery of local U19 T20 Cricket competitions in North Wales;


6                     To deliver and support new competitive opportunities for club cricket including alternative formats of the game, in partnership with local leagues;


7                     To deliver Assembly Visits, Teachers Awards, Young Leaders Awards and other initiatives to encourage school engagement and the sustainability of cricket coaching in schools;


8                     To mentor teachers and coaches to deliver high quality cricket activities;


9                     Support the ACM and Workforce Administrator to gather club audit data; with club development planning and Clubmark for targeted clubs;


10                 Under the direction of the ACM, engage with wider partners capable of contributing towards Cricket Wales service outcomes and adding value to the existing Cricket Wales offer (E.G.  Local Authority Sports Development departments, Local Club Cluster Groups, Street Games);


11                 To promote Glamorgan Cricket membership, attendance at matches and other Glamorgan promotional initiatives at all identified schools and clubs, so as to develop links between local schools, clubs and Glamorgan Cricket, and to inspire children to develop within the game;


12                 To complete monitoring and other reports as required by participating funding partners;


13                 The role will require other duties to be performed from time to time.



1                     The post will be line-managed on a day-to-day basis by the Area Cricket Manager for North Wales








- ECB Level 2 or equivalent

- Attended Safeguarding & Protecting Children Course

- First Aid Qualification

- Enhanced DBS Check (upon appointment)

- Registered with the ECB



- Degree in a sport related subject

- Member of the ECBCA

- ECB Coaching in Schools


Experience of:

- Coaching Children & Young People (boys and girls)

- Planning & delivering cricket coaching sessions in a school and sports club environment

- Coaching mixed ability groups


Experience of:

- Adapting coaching activities to suit different environments

- Coaching mixed age groups

- Recruiting, training and mentoring volunteers and coaches



Knowledge & Understanding of:

- Cricket Clubs

- Sports Development

- Education sector

- Child Protection & Welfare within sport


Knowledge & Understanding of:

- Physical Education at Key Stage 1 & 2

- Long Term Athlete Development models


- Written & verbal communication skills

- Organisational skills

- Administrations skills

- IT competent



- Welsh speaker


- Full UK Driving Licence and access to a vehicle

- Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends

- A passion for cricket






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