Cricket Wales Community Coach North Wales



Job Title:                      Cricket Wales Community Coach (North Wales)

Reporting to:                Area Cricket Manager (North Wales)

Hours of Work:             20 hours per week

Salary:                          £8,755 per annum plus expenses 

Contract:                      12 month fixed term contract subject to successful probation period

Additional Information: Chance to Shine Training will be provided for the successful candidate. Applications are encouraged from all over North Wales for this post.


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 an enthusiastic, passionate and professional individual 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 07950354764. The closing date for applications is Friday 6th December 2019.


The Cricket Wales North Team are also looking for casual coaches to join our summer team. Please do get in contact if you are interested.


The posts are supported by Sport Wales and Chance to Shine. The initial role is offered on a 12-month fixed term contract.






Main Responsibility

1      To grow, support and widen all forms of Cricket being played in the North Wales area by delivering Chance to Shine sessions in schools and clubs resulting in the creation of; All Stars Cricket participants; All Stars 2.0 participants and new junior club teams playing structured junior league cricket.


Responsibilities to support the above outcome


1               To plan; deliver; evaluate and monitor Chance to Shine 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 children from school coaching sessions to club activity including junior nights and All Stars Cricket Centres;


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


4               To work with the identified clubs in building their capacity to run and organise additional junior club teams that play in structured junior league cricket and festivals;


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;


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               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);


10             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;


11             To complete monitoring and other reports as required by Chance to Shine and other key funding partners.


12             To build positive working relationships with allocated cricket clubs and work with the Cricket Wales North Team to support wider development outcomes.


13             The role will require other duties to be performed from time to time. Attendance at team meetings and events will be required.



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

- All Stars Cricket Activator


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




How To Apply: Please submit a CV & Covering letter to Sue Wells (Area Manager North Wales)- [email protected] by Friday 6th December (5pm). For an informal discussion please call Sue Wells on 07950354764.


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