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Multi-sports Instructors / coaches
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: NS/22/206613
  • Published: Mon 01/08/2022, 11:23 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 19/08/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time, Weekends
  • Hours: Casual hours
  • Salary: £9.90 to £10.20 P/H
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside

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Multi-sports Instructors / coaches

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

Wirral Leisure Services are seeking to recruit a number of multi-sports instructors to deliver a range of holiday activity programmes both in leisure centres and in the wider community. Disability sport is included. Hours are variable depending on the activity programme . Rates of pay will be determined upon the qualifications and skills offered by candidates. Rates range from £9.90 - £10.20 per hour.

Levels of Instructors required:

Assistant coaches will support with the delivery of sports sessions by assisting with administration tasks, setting up of equipment, coaching under the direction of a Level 2 coach. Suggested necessary qualifications might include one or more of the following Community Sports Leadership Award, Street games Principles of Coaching Award, A Level/ AS Level in a sports related subject. Proof of volunteering in a sports related activity.

Sports Coach Level 1:

Will assist with the coaching of a range of sports and activities under the direct supervision of a Level 2 coach. The level 1 coaches will assist and contribute to the production of lesson plans for each session delivered, also monitor and evaluate the coached sessions and reflect on personal performance. The level 1 coach will maintain continuing professional development (CPD) in accordance with relative professional bodies and national governing bodies (NGB's).

Qualifications: Level 1 UKCC Coaching Qualification, First Aid and General Safeguarding.

Sports Coach Level 2:

Will prepare and deliver sports sessions without supervision. They will be responsible for the guidance and mentoring of Level 1 coaches, assistant coaches and sports volunteers. The sports coach level 2 will prepare and be responsible for a safe coaching environment and produce coaching plans and a series of progressive coaching sessions to develop performance. The Sports Coach Level 2 will monitor and evaluate coaching sessions for the purpose of continuous development and for reporting to funding providers. They will also assist with programme marketing and promotion.

Qualifications: Level 2 UKCC Coaching Qualification, First Aid and General Safeguarding.

These posts are subject to Enhanced Level DBS check.

Should you wish to discuss the roles informally, please contact Stacey Addison on email

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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

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