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Community PE & Sports Coach

£19,000 to £24,000
Job Type
22 Nov 2023

Colchester United Community Foundation (CUCF) is the official charity partner for Colchester United Football Club. We provide high quality sports and education programmes to 9,000 children, young people and adults from across the region each week.

CUCF are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and confident Community PE & Sports Coach on a full time basis, to join our teaching and learning team, delivering across all strands of the organisation.

The successful candidate will share our organisational values. They will be responsible for delivering high-quality provision within our community, adopting our session methodology and schemes of work.

As this position is a key appointment in our organisation, you will have the tenacity and the creativity to overcome obstacles. You will be a leader and have the ability to inspire and motivate people from all backgrounds and communities.

Position: Community Sports Coach

Location: Shrub End Community and Sport Centre, Boadicea Way, Colchester, C02 9BG

Reporting to: Head of Operations & Performance

Contract Type: Full Time

Number of Hours: 40 hours per week

Salary: 19,000 - 24,000 (dependent on experience)

Benefits: As part of your involvement with Colchester United Community Foundation the following benefits are available to staff:

Company pool vehicle

Business mobile phone

Opportunities to work match days for Colchester United Football Club

Access to bespoke CPD from our partners including the Premier League, English Football League, The FA Professional Football

Association and other key partners

A pension scheme is available for eligible applicants


  • Colchester United Community Foundation is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. We expect all our staff and volunteers to fully support and promote this commitment.
  • In line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Exceptions Order 1975, as this role involves working with vulnerable groups, Pre-Employment checks will include a satisfactorily completed Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Health & Safety

  • Fully endorse, demonstrate and carry out the company's health and safety policy.
  • Comply with all company policies and statutory regulations.
  • Have a full knowledge of procedures for evacuation with regard to fire.

Proposed start date: ASAP

Please note that the job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks

Download the Job Pack for the Community Sports Coach here.

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